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

List people range from Whitman Mayo to Bob Barrett.

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

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

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James Brown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 73 (1933-2006)

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Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 69 (1902-1971)

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John Ehrlichman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 74 (1925-1999)

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Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 75 (1886-1961)

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John Pemberton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 57 (1831-1888)

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Margaret Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 49 (1900-1949)

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Joel Chandler Harris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 63 (1845-1908)

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Lynn Turner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 42 (1968-2010)

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Earl Paulk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 82 (1927-2009)

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Alexander H. Stephens is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 71 (1812-1883)

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Whitman Mayo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 71 (1930-2001)

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Hamilton Jordan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 64 (1944-2008)

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Benjamin Orr is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 53 (1947-2000)

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Jim Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 67 (1942-2009)

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James J. Andrews is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 33 (1829-1862)

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Bernie Geoffrion is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 75 (1931-2006)

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Skip Caray is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 69 (1939-2008)

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Marie Woolfolk Taylor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 67 (1893-1960)

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Hiram Wesley Evans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 85 (1881-1966)

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Hamilton E. Holmes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 54 (1941-1995)

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Austin Leslie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 71 (1934-2005)

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William Henry Emerson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 64 (1860-1924)

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Charles Frederick Crisp is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 51 (1845-1896)

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James B. McPherson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 36 (1828-1864)

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Martin Luther King, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 85 (1899-1984)

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Ralph Abernathy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 64 (1926-1990)

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Griffin Bell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 91 (1918-2009)

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Bronson M. Cutting is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 47 (1888-1935)

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Homer V. M. Miller is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 82 (1814-1896)

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Cherry Logan Emerson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 91 (1916-2007)

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John Hope is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 83 (1919-2002)

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Duke Pearson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 48 (1932-1980)

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Kow Nkensen Arkaah is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 74 (1927-2001)

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Allen D. Candler is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 76 (1834-1910)

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Paul Coverdell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 61 (1939-2000)

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Clement A. Evans is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 78 (1833-1911)

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John Hope is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
John Hope Dec. at 68 (1868-1936)

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Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 70 (1821-1891)

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Dan Snyder is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 25 (1978-2003)

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Joseph E. Brown is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 73 (1821-1894)

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William Augustus Edwards is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 73 (1866-1939)

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Turner Cassity is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 80 (1929-2009)

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Donald L. Hollowell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 87 (1917-2004)

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Martha Berry is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 77 (1865-1942)

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Joseph M. Terrell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 51 (1861-1912)

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William Lindsay Scruggs is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 76 (1836-1912)

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Alexander S. Clay is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 57 (1853-1910)

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Elbert Tuttle is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 99 (1897-1996)

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Hiram B. Warner is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dec. at 79 (1802-1881)

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Gertrude McCoy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Gertrude McCoy Dec. at 77 (1890-1967)