In “Romeo and Juliet,” six characters perished: Mercutio, Tybalt, Lady Montague, Paris, and Romeo and Juliet. The most famous deaths in the play are the tragic suicides of Romeo and Juliet, who were star-crossed lovers.
The great tragedy “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare is a story about the power of adolescent love and the fatal results of a long-standing family quarrel. Mercutio, Tybalt, and Paris perished in battles for family honour, while Romeo and Juliet committed suicide because they were unable to live apart. Death, violence, and love (caused by passion) are recurring themes throughout the drama.