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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
James Brown Died at 73 (1933-2006)

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

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

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

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

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Margaret Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Margaret Mitchell Died 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
Joel Chandler Harris Died at 63 (1845-1908)

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

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Earl Paulk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Earl Paulk Died 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
Alexander H. Stephens Died at 71 (1812-1883)

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

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

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

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Jim Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Jim Wilson Died 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
James J. Andrews Died at 33 (1829-1862)

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

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Skip Caray is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Skip Caray Died 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
Marie Woolfolk Taylor Died 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
Hiram Wesley Evans Died 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
Hamilton E. Holmes Died at 54 (1941-1995)

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Austin Leslie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Austin Leslie Died 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
William Henry Emerson Died 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
Charles Frederick Crisp Died 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
James B. McPherson Died 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
Martin Luther King, Sr. Died at 85 (1899-1984)

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

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Griffin Bell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Griffin Bell Died 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
Bronson M. Cutting Died 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
Homer V. M. Miller Died 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
Cherry Logan Emerson Died at 91 (1916-2007)

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

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Duke Pearson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Duke Pearson Died 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
Kow Nkensen Arkaah Died 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
Allen D. Candler Died at 76 (1834-1910)

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Paul Coverdell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Paul Coverdell Died 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
Clement A. Evans Died 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 Died 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
Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell Died at 70 (1821-1891)

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Dan Snyder is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Dan Snyder Died 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
Joseph E. Brown Died 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
William Augustus Edwards Died at 73 (1866-1939)

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Turner Cassity is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Turner Cassity Died 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
Donald L. Hollowell Died at 87 (1917-2004)

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Martha Berry is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Martha Berry Died 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
Joseph M. Terrell Died 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
William Lindsay Scruggs Died 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
Alexander S. Clay Died at 57 (1853-1910)

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Elbert Tuttle is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Atlanta
Elbert Tuttle Died 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
Hiram B. Warner Died 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 Died at 77 (1890-1967)