Claudiu Bogdan Istrate


Age: 22

Romanian entrepreneur and life coach at the independent consulting firm Excellence Coaching LLC in Bucharest, Romania who had been hospitalized in very serious condition for nearly two weeks from severe burns suffered in the deadly October 30 nightclub fire and stampede that killed 26 people (and counting) at the scene and injured more than 180 others when the fire occurred during a free concert performed by the heavy metal band Goodbye to Gravity to celebrate the release of their new album Mantras of War, in which the band's pyrotechnics display comprising of sparkler firework candles ignited the club's flammable polyurethane acoustic foam and caused the fire to expand very quickly becoming the worst such incident in Romania in the last 20 years.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a nightclub fire

Born: January 10, 1993

Died: November 12, 2015

Bucharest, Romania