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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
Hafizullah Amin Died 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
Mohammed Daoud Khan Died at 69 (1909-1978)

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Adolph Dubs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Adolph Dubs Died 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
Ahmad Shah Massoud Died at 48 (1953-2001)

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Abdul Haq is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Abdul Haq Died 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
Mohammed Nadir Shah Died 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
Abdul Sabur Farid Kohistani Died at 55 (1952-2007)

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

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Al-Biruni is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Al-Biruni Died 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
Michael P. Murphy Died at 29 (1976-2005)

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

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

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

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

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Nichola Goddard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Nichola Goddard Died 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
Jared C. Monti Died 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 Died 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
Abu Nasr Mansur Died 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
Mohammed Zahir Shah Died 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 Died 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 Died 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
Mohammad Najibullah Died 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 Died 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 Died 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
Ahmad Shah Durrani Died 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 Died 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 Died 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 Died 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
Nur Muhammad Taraki Died 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 Died 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
Ali-Shir Nava'i Died 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 Died 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 Died 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
Sir Henry Havelock-Allan, 1st Baronet Died 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
Abdul Ali Mazari Died 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 Died 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 Died 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 Died 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
Fakhr ad-Din ar-Razi Died at 60 (1149-1209)

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William Moorcroft is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
William Moorcroft Died 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 Died 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
Mahmud of Ghazni Died 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 Died at 57 (1149-1206)

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Dadullah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Afghanistan
Dadullah Died 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 Died 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 Died 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 Died 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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