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List of famous people who died in English Channel, with photos when available. These notable English Channel 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 English Channel, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has English Channel listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in English Channel has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

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

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Glenn Miller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Glenn Miller Died at 40 (1904-1944)

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Rudolf Diesel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Rudolf Diesel Died at 55 (1858-1913)

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John Scott Russell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
John Scott Russell Died at 74 (1808-1882)

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John Campbell, 9th Duke of Arg... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll Died at 69 (1845-1914)

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Dennis Price is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Dennis Price Died at 58 (1915-1973)

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Enrique Granados is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Enrique Granados Died at 49 (1867-1916)

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Geoffrey Hughes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Geoffrey Hughes Died at 68 (1944-2012)

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E. Phillips Oppenheim is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
E. Phillips Oppenheim Died at 80 (1866-1946)

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Claude Cahun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Claude Cahun Died at 60 (1894-1954)

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Artur de Sacadura Cabral is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Artur de Sacadura Cabral Died at 43 (1881-1924)

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Suzanne Malherbe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Suzanne Malherbe Died at 80 (1892-1972)

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John Slidell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
John Slidell Died at 78 (1793-1871)

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Thomas Paton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Thomas Paton Died at 94 (1905-1999)

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Jack Walker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Jack Walker Died at 71 (1929-2000)

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Gerald Durrell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Gerald Durrell Died at 70 (1925-1995)

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Michael Sheard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Michael Sheard Died at 67 (1938-2005)

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Ernest Wilberforce is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Ernest Wilberforce Died at 67 (1840-1907)

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Alfred Noyes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Alfred Noyes Died at 78 (1880-1958)

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Mary Barclay is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Mary Barclay Died at 92 (1916-2008)

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Robert Paynter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Robert Paynter Died at 82 (1928-2010)

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Olivia Manning is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Olivia Manning Died at 72 (1908-1980)

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William Darwin Fox is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
William Darwin Fox Died at 75 (1805-1880)

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John Isaac Thornycroft is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
John Isaac Thornycroft Died at 85 (1843-1928)

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Sir William Jardine, 7th Baron... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet Died at 74 (1800-1874)

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Cuthbert Brodrick is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Cuthbert Brodrick Died at 84 (1821-1905)

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John Nash is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
John Nash Died at 83 (1752-1835)

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William Rose is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
William Rose Died at 69 (1918-1987)

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Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Ten... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson Died at 76 (1852-1928)

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William Thomas Rickard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
William Thomas Rickard Died at 77 (1828-1905)

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David Gascoyne is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
David Gascoyne Died at 85 (1916-2001)

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René Ray, Countess of Midleton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
René Ray, Countess of Midleton Died at 82 (1911-1993)

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Captain Bob Farnon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Captain Bob Farnon Died at 88 (1917-2005)

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Jack Douglas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Jack Douglas Died at 81 (1927-2008)

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Arthur Mourant is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Arthur Mourant Died at 90 (1904-1994)

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Alphonse Le Gastelois is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Alphonse Le Gastelois Died at 98 (1914-2012)

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Maud Milton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Maud Milton Died at 86 (1859-1945)

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Thomas Wharton Jones is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Thomas Wharton Jones Died at 83 (1808-1891)

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George Wightwick Rendel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
George Wightwick Rendel Died at 69 (1833-1902)

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Pamela Green is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Pamela Green Died at 81 (1929-2010)

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William Haley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
William Haley Died at 86 (1901-1987)

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Reinhold Saltzwedel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Reinhold Saltzwedel Died at 28 (1889-1917)

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Helmut Wick is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Helmut Wick Died at 25 (1915-1940)

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Augustus George Vernon Harcour... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Augustus George Vernon Harcourt Died at 85 (1834-1919)

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Eugene Esmonde is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Eugene Esmonde Died at 33 (1909-1942)

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James Edward Alexander is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
James Edward Alexander Died at 82 (1803-1885)

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Félix Gaillard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Félix Gaillard Died at 51 (1919-1970)

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Sam Browne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Sam Browne Died at 77 (1824-1901)

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Dudley Leslie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Dudley Leslie Died at 93 (1905-1998)

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Betty Astell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Betty Astell Died at 93 (1912-2005)

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Reginald Marsh is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in English Channel
Reginald Marsh Died at 75 (1926-2001)