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

List ranges from John Eliot to John Henry Willcox and more.

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

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

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Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Judy Garland Died at 47 (1922-1969)

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John Bardeen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
John Bardeen Died at 83 (1908-1991)

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Eugene O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Eugene O'Neill Died at 65 (1888-1953)

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Robert Frost is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Robert Frost Died at 89 (1874-1963)

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Lucy Stone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Lucy Stone Died at 75 (1818-1893)

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Minor White is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Minor White Died at 68 (1908-1976)

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Louisa May Alcott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Louisa May Alcott Died at 56 (1832-1888)

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Anthony Quinn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Anthony Quinn Died at 86 (1915-2001)

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Alfred Carlton Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Alfred Carlton Gilbert Died at 77 (1884-1961)

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Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Eddie Collins Died at 64 (1887-1951)

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David Brudnoy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
David Brudnoy Died at 64 (1940-2004)

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William James Sidis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
William James Sidis Died at 46 (1898-1944)

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Erastus Brigham Bigelow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Erastus Brigham Bigelow Died at 65 (1814-1879)

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Donald Roebling is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Donald Roebling Died at 51 (1908-1959)

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Tip O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Tip O'Neill Died at 82 (1912-1994)

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Rich Cronin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Rich Cronin Died at 36 (1974-2010)

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John Harvard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
John Harvard Died at 31 (1607-1638)

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Paul Revere is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Paul Revere Died at 83 (1735-1818)

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David I. Walsh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
David I. Walsh Died at 75 (1872-1947)

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Charles Bulfinch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Charles Bulfinch Died at 81 (1763-1844)

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John Wieners is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
John Wieners Died at 68 (1934-2002)

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William M. Butler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
William M. Butler Died at 76 (1861-1937)

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Gerry Studds is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Gerry Studds Died at 69 (1937-2006)

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Phillis Wheatley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Phillis Wheatley Died at 31 (1753-1784)

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Amos Bronson Alcott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Amos Bronson Alcott Died at 89 (1799-1888)

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Rachel Wall is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Rachel Wall Died at 29 (1760-1789)

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Richard E. Byrd is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Richard E. Byrd Died at 69 (1888-1957)

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Cotton Mather is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Cotton Mather Died at 65 (1663-1728)

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Elizabeth Bishop is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Elizabeth Bishop Died at 68 (1911-1979)

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Ellen Swallow Richards is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Ellen Swallow Richards Died at 69 (1842-1911)

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Harrison Gray Otis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Harrison Gray Otis Died at 83 (1765-1848)

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Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Died at 70 (1928-1998)

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Malcolm Nichols is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Malcolm Nichols Died at 75 (1876-1951)

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Frederick O. Prince is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Frederick O. Prince Died at 81 (1818-1899)

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Increase Mather is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Increase Mather Died at 84 (1639-1723)

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Geraldine Ferraro is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Geraldine Ferraro Died at 76 (1935-2011)

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John F. Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
John F. Fitzgerald Died at 87 (1863-1950)

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John Henning is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
John Henning Died at 73 (1937-2010)

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Willard Van Orman Quine is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Willard Van Orman Quine Died at 92 (1908-2000)

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James Michael Curley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
James Michael Curley Died at 84 (1874-1958)

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Leonard Wood is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Leonard Wood Died at 67 (1860-1927)

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Clarence Ransom Edwards is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Clarence Ransom Edwards Died at 72 (1859-1931)

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John L. Bates is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
John L. Bates Died at 87 (1859-1946)

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Walbridge A. Field is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Walbridge A. Field Died at 66 (1833-1899)

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Solon Irving Bailey is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Solon Irving Bailey Died at 77 (1854-1931)

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Janet Akyüz Mattei is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Janet Akyüz Mattei Died at 61 (1943-2004)

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Thomas Burke is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Thomas Burke Died at 54 (1875-1929)

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Peleg Sprague is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Peleg Sprague Died at 87 (1793-1880)

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Buck Jones is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Buck Jones Died at 51 (1891-1942)

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Charlotte Saunders Cushman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Charlotte Saunders Cushman Died at 60 (1816-1876)