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List of famous people who died in England, with photos when available. These notable England 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 England, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has England listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in England 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 England includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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William Shakespeare is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 52 (1564-1616)

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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 28 (1983-2011)

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Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 28 (1942-1970)

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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 45 (1946-1991)

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Ava Gardner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 68 (1922-1990)

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Leigh Bowery is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 33 (1961-1994)

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Virginia Woolf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 59 (1882-1941)

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Vivien Leigh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 54 (1913-1967)

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John Dalton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 78 (1766-1844)

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Alec Guinness is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 86 (1914-2000)

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Alexander McQueen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 41 (1969-2010)

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William Kennedy Dickson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 75 (1860-1935)

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James Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 83 (1891-1974)

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Aleister Crowley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 72 (1875-1947)

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Isaac Newton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 84 (1643-1727)

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Georgi Markov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 49 (1929-1978)

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Karl Marx is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 65 (1818-1883)

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Erich Segal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 73 (1937-2010)

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Alexander Litvinenko is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 44 (1962-2006)

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Ernest Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 66 (1871-1937)

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Arthur Stanley Eddington is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 62 (1882-1944)

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Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 83 (1856-1939)

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Richard Wright is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 65 (1943-2008)

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Joseph John Thomson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 84 (1856-1940)

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Rudolf Peierls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 88 (1907-1995)

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Harold Davenport is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 62 (1907-1969)

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Jill Dando is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 38 (1961-1999)

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Boris Karloff is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 82 (1887-1969)

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Alan Bates is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 69 (1934-2003)

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George Grenfell-Baines is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 95 (1908-2003)

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Elizabeth Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 89 (1821-1910)

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Frank Lee Pyman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 62 (1882-1944)

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Robin Gibb is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 63 (1949-2012)

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John Inman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 72 (1935-2007)

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Brian Epstein is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 33 (1934-1967)

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Siegfried Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 81 (1886-1967)

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Ludwig Wittgenstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 62 (1889-1951)

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John Nevil Maskelyne is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 78 (1839-1917)

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Ada Lovelace is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 37 (1815-1852)

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Aphra Behn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 49 (1640-1689)

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Albert Speer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 76 (1905-1981)

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Hiram Maxim is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 76 (1840-1916)

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Francis Thompson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 48 (1859-1907)

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Rudyard Kipling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 71 (1865-1936)

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Antoine François Jean Claudet is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 70 (1797-1867)

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Spencer Perceval is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 50 (1762-1812)

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Elizabeth I of England is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 70 (1533-1603)

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Harry Brearley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 77 (1871-1948)

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Airey Neave is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 63 (1916-1979)

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Peter Sellers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Died at 55 (1925-1980)