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

List people include D. W. Brooks, William Bellinger Bulloch and many additional people as well.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Georgia?" and "Which celebrities died in Georgia?" then this list will have you covered.

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

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James Brown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 73 (1933-2006)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 63 (1882-1945)

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Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 69 (1902-1971)

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John Ehrlichman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 74 (1925-1999)

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Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 75 (1886-1961)

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Margaret Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 49 (1900-1949)

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John Pemberton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 57 (1831-1888)

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David Bushnell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 84 (1740-1824)

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Ma Rainey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 53 (1886-1939)

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Vic Chesnutt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 45 (1964-2009)

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Juliette Gordon Low is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 67 (1860-1927)

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Khachatur Abovian is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 39 (1809-1848)

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Flannery O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 39 (1925-1964)

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Sonny Carter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 44 (1947-1991)

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Duane Allman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 25 (1946-1971)

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Chris Benoit is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 40 (1967-2007)

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John Sevier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 70 (1745-1815)

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Joel Chandler Harris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 63 (1845-1908)

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Walter F. George is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 79 (1878-1957)

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Lynn Turner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 42 (1968-2010)

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Fatali Khan Khoyski is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 45 (1875-1920)

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Anicetus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia

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Earl Paulk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 82 (1927-2009)

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Rick Rude is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 41 (1958-1999)

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Amos T. Akerman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 59 (1821-1880)

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Big Boss Man is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 41 (1963-2004)

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Man Mountain Dean is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 62 (1891-1953)

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Alexander H. Stephens is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 71 (1812-1883)

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Troy Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 43 (1968-2011)

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Ray Gunkel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 48 (1924-1972)

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The Renegade is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 34 (1965-1999)

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Johnny Grunge is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 40 (1966-2006)

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Berry Oakley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 24 (1948-1972)

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Patrick Troughton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 67 (1920-1987)

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Butterfly McQueen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 84 (1911-1995)

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Hamilton Jordan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 64 (1944-2008)

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Whitman Mayo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 71 (1930-2001)

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Jim Wilson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 67 (1942-2009)

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Miss Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 43 (1960-2003)

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Benjamin Orr is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 53 (1947-2000)

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Button Gwinnett is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 42 (1735-1777)

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Rod Cameron is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 73 (1910-1983)

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Nestor Lakoba is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Nestor Lakoba Died at 43 (1893-1936)

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James J. Andrews is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 33 (1829-1862)

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Dean Rusk is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 85 (1909-1994)

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Ilia Chavchavadze is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 70 (1837-1907)

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Dan Miller is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 68 (1941-2009)

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John J. Yeosock is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
John J. Yeosock Died at 75 (1937-2012)

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John Tower is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Died at 62 (1929-1991)

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Casimir Pulaski is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Georgia
Casimir Pulaski Died at 34 (1745-1779)