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

List people include Andrew Russell, Aurel Stein and many additional people as well.

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

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

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Hafizullah Amin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 50 (1929-1979)

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Mohammed Daoud Khan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 69 (1909-1978)

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Adolph Dubs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 59 (1920-1979)

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Ahmad Shah Massoud is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 48 (1953-2001)

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Abdul Haq is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 43 (1958-2001)

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Mohammed Nadir Shah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 50 (1883-1933)

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Abdul Sabur Farid Kohistani is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 55 (1952-2007)

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Aurel Stein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 81 (1862-1943)

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Al-Biruni is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 75 (973-1048)

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Michael P. Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 29 (1976-2005)

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Burhanuddin Rabbani is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 71 (1940-2011)

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Tahir Badakhshi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 46 (1933-1979)

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Pat Tillman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 28 (1976-2004)

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Carsten Thomassen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 39 (1969-2008)

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Nichola Goddard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 26 (1980-2006)

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Jared C. Monti is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 31 (1975-2006)

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Jabron Hashmi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Jabron Hashmi Dec. at 24 (1982-2006)

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Abu Nasr Mansur is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 76 (960-1036)

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Mohammed Zahir Shah is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 93 (1914-2007)

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William Hay Macnaghten is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
William Hay Macnaghten Dec. at 48 (1793-1841)

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Matthew Axelson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Matthew Axelson Dec. at 29 (1976-2005)

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Andrew Russell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan

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Mohammad Najibullah is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 49 (1947-1996)

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Stephen C. Reich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Stephen C. Reich Dec. at 34 (1971-2005)

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Neil C. Roberts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Neil C. Roberts Dec. at 33 (1969-2002)

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Ahmad Shah Durrani is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 51 (1722-1773)

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Dost Mohammad Khan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dost Mohammad Khan Dec. at 70 (1793-1863)

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Walter Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Walter Hamilton Dec. at 23 (1856-1879)

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Mark Wright is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Mark Wright Dec. at 27 (1979-2006)

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Nur Muhammad Taraki is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 62 (1917-1979)

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Alexander Burnes is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Alexander Burnes Dec. at 36 (1805-1841)

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Ali-Shir Nava'i is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 60 (1441-1501)

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Mir Balach Marri is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Mir Balach Marri Dec. at 41 (1966-2007)

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Pierre Louis Napoleon Cavagnar... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Pierre Louis Napoleon Cavagnari Dec. at 38 (1841-1879)

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Sir Henry Havelock-Allan, 1st ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 67 (1830-1897)

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Abdul Ali Mazari is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 48 (1947-1995)

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Bryan Budd is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Bryan Budd Dec. at 29 (1977-2006)

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Danny Dietz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Danny Dietz Dec. at 25 (1980-2005)

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Khwaja Abdullah Ansari is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Khwaja Abdullah Ansari Dec. at 82 (1006-1088)

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Fakhr ad-Din ar-Razi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 60 (1149-1209)

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William Moorcroft is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 58 (1767-1825)

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Jason Paul Marks is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan

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Trond André Bolle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Trond André Bolle Dec. at 42 (1968-2010)

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Mahmud of Ghazni is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dec. at 59 (971-1030)

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Mu'izz al-Din Muhammad is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Mu'izz al-Din Muhammad Dec. at 57 (1149-1206)

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Dadullah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dadullah Dec. at 41 (1966-2007)

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Sarah Bryant is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Sarah Bryant Dec. at 27 (1981-2008)

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Nasrullah Khan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Nasrullah Khan Dec. at 46 (1874-1920)

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Akram Yari is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Akram Yari Dec. at 39 (1940-1979)

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Goharshad is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
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