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

List contains people like Mule Haas and Joseph Marshall Walker.

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

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

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P. G. T. Beauregard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
P. G. T. Beauregard Died at 75 (1818-1893)

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Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Mel Ott Died at 49 (1909-1958)

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Shannon Hoon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Shannon Hoon Died at 28 (1967-1995)

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Jean Alexandre LeMat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Jean Alexandre LeMat Died at 59 (1824-1883)

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Jefferson Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Jefferson Davis Died at 81 (1808-1889)

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Jim Garrison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Jim Garrison Died at 71 (1921-1992)

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David Mills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
David Mills Died at 49 (1961-2010)

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Benjamin Latrobe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Benjamin Latrobe Died at 56 (1764-1820)

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Claire Lee Chennault is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Claire Lee Chennault Died at 65 (1893-1958)

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George A. Waggaman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
George A. Waggaman Died at 61 (1782-1843)

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John Kennedy Toole is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
John Kennedy Toole Died at 32 (1937-1969)

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Johnny Thunders is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Johnny Thunders Died at 39 (1952-1991)

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Marquise Hill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Marquise Hill Died at 25 (1982-2007)

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Fred Niblo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Fred Niblo Died at 74 (1874-1948)

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Rezin Bowie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Rezin Bowie Died at 48 (1793-1841)

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Paul Barbarin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Paul Barbarin Died at 70 (1899-1969)

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José Agustín Quintero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
José Agustín Quintero Died at 56 (1829-1885)

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Alex Chilton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Alex Chilton Died at 60 (1950-2010)

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Clarence John Laughlin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Clarence John Laughlin Died at 80 (1905-1985)

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Marie Laveau is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Marie Laveau Died at 80 (1801-1881)

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Bianca Halstead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Bianca Halstead Died at 36 (1965-2001)

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Lee Frost is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Lee Frost Died at 72 (1935-2007)

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Alton Ochsner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Alton Ochsner Died at 85 (1896-1981)

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James Booker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
James Booker Died at 44 (1939-1983)

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Jerrel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Jerrel Wilson Died at 64 (1941-2005)

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Al Hirt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Al Hirt Died at 77 (1922-1999)

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John Minor Wisdom is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
John Minor Wisdom Died at 94 (1905-1999)

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Pierre Soulé is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Pierre Soulé Died at 69 (1801-1870)

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Jackie Moreland is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Jackie Moreland Died at 33 (1938-1971)

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Alcide Nunez is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Alcide Nunez Died at 50 (1884-1934)

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Hilton Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Hilton Ruiz Died at 54 (1952-2006)

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Oramel H. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Oramel H. Simpson Died at 62 (1870-1932)

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John Moisant is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
John Moisant Died at 42 (1868-1910)

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Ernest Nathan Morial is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Ernest Nathan Morial Died at 60 (1929-1989)

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Samuel D. McEnery is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Samuel D. McEnery Died at 73 (1837-1910)

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Count Campau is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Count Campau Died at 75 (1863-1938)

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Francis Grevemberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Francis Grevemberg Died at 94 (1914-2008)

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Jay Kirke is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Jay Kirke Died at 80 (1888-1968)

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Hart Wand is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Hart Wand Died at 73 (1887-1960)

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Enrique Favez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Enrique Favez Died at 65 (1791-1856)

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Nick LaRocca is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Nick LaRocca Died at 72 (1889-1961)

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Robert Neyland is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Robert Neyland Died at 70 (1892-1962)

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George E. Burch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
George E. Burch Died at 76 (1910-1986)

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John B. Weller is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
John B. Weller Died at 63 (1812-1875)

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Tom Brown is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Tom Brown Died at 70 (1888-1958)

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Jack Teagarden is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Jack Teagarden Died at 59 (1905-1964)

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Paul Morphy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Paul Morphy Died at 47 (1837-1884)

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Felix Edward Hébert is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Felix Edward Hébert Died at 78 (1901-1979)

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Jake Atz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Jake Atz Died at 66 (1879-1945)

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Harry Lee is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Harry Lee Died at 75 (1932-2007)