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Famous People Who Died in Boston

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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)