Famous People Who Died in Illinois

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

With people ranging from Frederick G. Williams to Samuel H. Shapiro, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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

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