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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
Dec. at 47 (1922-1969)

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John Bardeen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. at 65 (1888-1953)

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

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

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Minor White is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. at 56 (1832-1888)

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Anthony Quinn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. at 77 (1884-1961)

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

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David Brudnoy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 65 (1814-1879)

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Donald Roebling is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. at 82 (1912-1994)

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

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

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Paul Revere is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. at 75 (1872-1947)

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

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John Wieners is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. at 76 (1861-1937)

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

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Phillis Wheatley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. at 89 (1799-1888)

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Rachel Wall is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. at 69 (1888-1957)

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

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Elizabeth Bishop is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 70 (1928-1998)

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Malcolm Nichols is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. at 81 (1818-1899)

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

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Geraldine Ferraro is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. at 87 (1863-1950)

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John Henning is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 84 (1874-1958)

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Leonard Wood is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 61 (1943-2004)

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

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

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Buck Jones is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Boston
Dec. 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
Dec. at 60 (1816-1876)