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

People include everyone from Michael Gelfand to Gwilym Ivor Thomas.

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

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

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Joshua Nkomo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Joshua Nkomo Died at 82 (1917-1999)

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Sally Hayfron is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Sally Hayfron Died at 61 (1931-1992)

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Moven Mahachi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Moven Mahachi Died at 49 (1952-2001)

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Simon Chimbetu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Simon Chimbetu Died at 50 (1955-2005)

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Dornford Yates is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dornford Yates Died at 75 (1885-1960)

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Edson Zvobgo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Edson Zvobgo Died at 69 (1935-2004)

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Nicholas Mukomberanwa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Nicholas Mukomberanwa Died at 60 (1940-2000)

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William Grant Stairs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
William Grant Stairs Died at 29 (1863-1892)

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Josiah Zion Gumede is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Josiah Zion Gumede Died at 70 (1919-1989)

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Humphrey Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Humphrey Gibbs Died at 88 (1902-1990)

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Tichaona Jokonya is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Tichaona Jokonya Died at 68 (1938-2006)

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Dambudzo Marechera is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dambudzo Marechera Died at 35 (1952-1987)

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Simon Muzenda is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Simon Muzenda Died at 81 (1922-2003)

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Allan Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Allan Wilson Died at 37 (1856-1893)

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John Love is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
John Love Died at 81 (1924-2005)

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Joseph Msika is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Joseph Msika Died at 86 (1923-2009)

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Enoch Dumbutshena is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Enoch Dumbutshena Died at 80 (1920-2000)

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Mark Partridge is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Mark Partridge Died at 85 (1922-2007)

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Lobengula is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Lobengula Died at 49 (1845-1894)

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Marshall P. Baron is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Marshall P. Baron Died at 43 (1934-1977)

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John Hopley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
John Hopley Died at 68 (1883-1951)

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Frederick Henry Bradley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Frederick Henry Bradley Died at 67 (1876-1943)

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Mzilikazi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Mzilikazi Died at 78 (1790-1868)

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John Takawira is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
John Takawira Died at 51 (1938-1989)

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Joram Mariga is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Joram Mariga Died at 73 (1927-2000)

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John F. Cosgrove is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
John F. Cosgrove Died at 57 (1949-2006)

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Christopher Quintin Brand is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Christopher Quintin Brand Died at 75 (1893-1968)

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Leonard Dembo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Leonard Dembo Died at 37 (1959-1996)

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Odilo Weeger is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Odilo Weeger Died at 94 (1912-2006)

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Monty Bowden is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Monty Bowden Died at 27 (1865-1892)

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Garfield Todd is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Garfield Todd Died at 94 (1908-2002)

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Ngugi wa Mirii is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Ngugi wa Mirii Died at 57 (1951-2008)

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Herbert Stephen Henderson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Herbert Stephen Henderson Died at 72 (1870-1942)

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Susan Tsvangirai is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Susan Tsvangirai Died at 51 (1958-2009)

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Thomas Charles Scanlen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Thomas Charles Scanlen Died at 78 (1834-1912)

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Michael Gelfand is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Michael Gelfand Died at 73 (1912-1985)

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Dennis Neilson-Terry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dennis Neilson-Terry Died at 37 (1895-1932)

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Richard Kendall Brooke is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Richard Kendall Brooke Died at 66 (1930-1996)

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Thomas Francis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Thomas Francis Died at 67 (1902-1969)

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Willie Musarurwa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Willie Musarurwa Died at 63 (1927-1990)

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Crosaire is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Crosaire Died at 93 (1917-2010)

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Robin Rudd is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Robin Rudd Died at 67 (1929-1996)

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Charles Brockway is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Charles Brockway Died at 78 (1907-1985)

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Campbell Tait is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Campbell Tait Died at 60 (1886-1946)

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Francis William Markall is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Francis William Markall Died at 87 (1905-1992)

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Gerard Norton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Gerard Norton Died at 89 (1915-2004)

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Patats Cloete is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Patats Cloete Died at 86 (1873-1959)

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Bill Taberer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Bill Taberer Died at 66 (1872-1938)

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Edward Innes Pocock is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Edward Innes Pocock Died at 50 (1855-1905)

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Sam Mtukudzi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Sam Mtukudzi Died at 22 (1988-2010)