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List of famous people who died in Antarctica, with photos when available. These notable Antarctica deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Antarctica, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Antarctica listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Antarctica has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

This list below has a variety of people, like Xavier Mertz and Lawrence Oates, in it.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Antarctica?" and "Which celebrities died in Antarctica?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Antarctica includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Edward Adrian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Antarctica
Edward Adrian Wilson Died at 40 (1872-1912)

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Arnold Spencer-Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Antarctica
Arnold Spencer-Smith Died at 33 (1883-1916)

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Lawrence Oates is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Antarctica
Lawrence Oates Died at 32 (1880-1912)

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Robert Falcon Scott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Antarctica
Robert Falcon Scott Died at 44 (1868-1912)

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Henry Robertson Bowers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Antarctica
Henry Robertson Bowers Died at 29 (1883-1912)

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Xavier Mertz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Antarctica
Xavier Mertz Died at 31 (1882-1913)

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Edgar Evans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Antarctica
Edgar Evans Died at 36 (1876-1912)

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Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Antarctica
Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis Died at 25 (1887-1912)