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

A factual list, featuring people like El Hadji Samba Sarr and Ahmadou Ahidjo.

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

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Ousmane Sembène is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Dec. at 84 (1923-2007)

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Carole Fredericks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Dec. at 49 (1952-2001)

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Samba Felix N’diaye is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Samba Felix N’diaye Dec. at 64 (1945-2009)

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Mamadou Dia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Mamadou Dia Dec. at 99 (1910-2009)

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El Hadji Samba Sarr is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
El Hadji Samba Sarr Dec. at 42 (1968-2010)

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Assane N'Diaye is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Assane N'Diaye Dec. at 34 (1974-2008)

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Birago Diop is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Dec. at 83 (1906-1989)

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Cheikh Anta Diop is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Dec. at 63 (1923-1986)

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Lenrie Peters is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Lenrie Peters Dec. at 77 (1932-2009)

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Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza Dec. at 53 (1852-1905)

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James Campbell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
James Campbell Dec. at 78 (1932-2010)

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Ahmadou Ahidjo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Ahmadou Ahidjo Dec. at 65 (1924-1989)

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Isseu Niang is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Dec. at 62 (1938-2000)

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Samuel Hinga Norman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Samuel Hinga Norman Dec. at 67 (1940-2007)

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Kéba Mbaye is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Kéba Mbaye Dec. at 83 (1924-2007)

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Camara Laye is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Dec. at 52 (1928-1980)

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Éric Aubijoux is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Éric Aubijoux Dec. at 43 (1964-2007)