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

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

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James Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
James Chadwick Died at 83 (1891-1974)

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Arthur Stanley Eddington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Arthur Stanley Eddington Died at 62 (1882-1944)

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Ernest Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Ernest Rutherford Died at 66 (1871-1937)

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Joseph John Thomson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Joseph John Thomson Died at 84 (1856-1940)

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Harold Davenport is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Harold Davenport Died at 62 (1907-1969)

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Ludwig Wittgenstein is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Ludwig Wittgenstein Died at 62 (1889-1951)

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Charles Stark Draper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Charles Stark Draper Died at 86 (1901-1987)

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Robert B. Parker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Robert B. Parker Died at 78 (1932-2010)

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John Kenneth Galbraith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
John Kenneth Galbraith Died at 98 (1908-2006)

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Died at 75 (1807-1882)

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Edwin H. Land is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Edwin H. Land Died at 82 (1909-1991)

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James Russell Lowell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
James Russell Lowell Died at 72 (1819-1891)

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Edward Bernays is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Edward Bernays Died at 104 (1891-1995)

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Benoit Mandelbrot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Benoit Mandelbrot Died at 86 (1924-2010)

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Joseph Story is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Joseph Story Died at 66 (1779-1845)

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G. H. Hardy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
G. H. Hardy Died at 70 (1877-1947)

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Melvin Calvin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Melvin Calvin Died at 86 (1911-1997)

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A. E. Housman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
A. E. Housman Died at 77 (1859-1936)

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Theodore Hall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Theodore Hall Died at 74 (1925-1999)

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Walter Gropius is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Walter Gropius Died at 86 (1883-1969)

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Ted Tinling is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Ted Tinling Died at 80 (1910-1990)

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John K. Fairbank is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
John K. Fairbank Died at 84 (1907-1991)

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Fred Lawrence Whipple is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Fred Lawrence Whipple Died at 98 (1906-2004)

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E. Power Biggs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
E. Power Biggs Died at 71 (1906-1977)

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Benjamin Apthorp Gould is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Benjamin Apthorp Gould Died at 72 (1824-1896)

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Edward Norton Lorenz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Edward Norton Lorenz Died at 91 (1917-2008)

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Sidney Coleman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Sidney Coleman Died at 70 (1937-2007)

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Harry Agganis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Harry Agganis Died at 26 (1929-1955)

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Henry Cabot Lodge is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Henry Cabot Lodge Died at 74 (1850-1924)

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Frank Westheimer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Frank Westheimer Died at 95 (1912-2007)

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Alice Stone Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Alice Stone Blackwell Died at 93 (1857-1950)

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Jody Powell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Jody Powell Died at 66 (1943-2009)

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Bruno Rossi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Bruno Rossi Died at 88 (1905-1993)

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William Whewell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
William Whewell Died at 72 (1794-1866)

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Neil Wiseman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Neil Wiseman Died at 61 (1934-1995)

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Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian Died at 88 (1889-1977)

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Maurice Vincent Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Maurice Vincent Wilkes Died at 97 (1913-2010)

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John Couch Adams is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
John Couch Adams Died at 73 (1819-1892)

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Pat Moran is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Pat Moran Died at 71 (1917-1988)

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Robin Milner is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Robin Milner Died at 76 (1934-2010)

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Louis Agassiz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Louis Agassiz Died at 66 (1807-1873)

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Alan Kotok is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Alan Kotok Died at 65 (1941-2006)

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Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet Died at 84 (1819-1903)

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Edward Routh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Edward Routh Died at 76 (1831-1907)

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Philip Morrison is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Philip Morrison Died at 90 (1915-2005)

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Martin Ryle is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Martin Ryle Died at 66 (1918-1984)

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Franco Modigliani is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Franco Modigliani Died at 85 (1918-2003)

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Simon Kuznets is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Simon Kuznets Died at 84 (1901-1985)

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Julian Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Julian Coolidge Died at 81 (1873-1954)

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Philip Gale is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cambridge
Philip Gale Died at 20 (1978-1998)