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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
Ousmane Sembène Died at 84 (1923-2007)

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Carole Fredericks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Carole Fredericks Died 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 Died 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 Died 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 Died 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 Died at 34 (1974-2008)

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Birago Diop is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Birago Diop Died 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
Cheikh Anta Diop Died 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 Died 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 Died 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 Died 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 Died at 65 (1924-1989)

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Isseu Niang is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Isseu Niang Died 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 Died 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 Died at 83 (1924-2007)

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Camara Laye is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Dakar
Camara Laye Died 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 Died at 43 (1964-2007)