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Famous People Who Died in England

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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
Dec. at 52 (1564-1616)
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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 28 (1983-2011)
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Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 28 (1942-1970)
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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 45 (1946-1991)
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Ava Gardner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 68 (1922-1990)
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Leigh Bowery is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 33 (1961-1994)
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Virginia Woolf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 59 (1882-1941)
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Vivien Leigh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 54 (1913-1967)
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John Dalton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 78 (1766-1844)
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Alec Guinness is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 86 (1914-2000)
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Alexander McQueen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. 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
Dec. at 83 (1891-1974)
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Aleister Crowley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 72 (1875-1947)
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Isaac Newton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 84 (1643-1727)
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Georgi Markov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 49 (1929-1978)
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Karl Marx is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 65 (1818-1883)
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Erich Segal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 73 (1937-2010)
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Alexander Litvinenko is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 44 (1962-2006)
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Ernest Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. 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
Dec. at 62 (1882-1944)
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Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 83 (1856-1939)
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Richard Wright is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. 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
Dec. at 84 (1856-1940)
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Rudolf Peierls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 88 (1907-1995)