List of famous people who died in Kenya, with photos when available. These notable Kenya 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 Kenya, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Kenya listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Kenya has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.
These people, like Tom Mboya and Patrick Konchellah include images when available.
If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Kenya?" and "Which celebrities died in Kenya?" then this list will have you covered.This list of historic deaths in Kenya includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.
Jigme Dorji WangchuckDec. at 43 (1929-1972)
Roland AllenDec. at 79 (1868-1947)
Makhan SinghDec. at 60 (1913-1973)
Henry Odera OrukaDec. at 51 (1944-1995)
Roy SnellingDec. at 74 (1934-2008)
Brian Turner Tom LawrenceDec. at 76 (1873-1949)
Dedan KimathiDec. at 37 (1920-1957)
Mukhtar Mohamed HusseinDec. at 100 (1912-2012)
E-SirDec. at 22 (1981-2003)
Edel QuinnDec. at 37 (1907-1944)
Eustachy SapiehaDec. at 82 (1881-1963)
Luigi LocatiDec. at 77 (1928-2005)
Lucas SangDec. at 47 (1961-2008)
David Kimutai TooDec. at 40 (1968-2008)
Patrick KonchellahDec. at 41 (1968-2009)
Richard ChelimoDec. at 29 (1972-2001)
Joan RootDec. at 70 (1936-2006)
David SheldrickDec. at 58 (1919-1977)
Stephen KipkorirDec. at 38 (1970-2008)
Siraj ur-rehmanDec. at 68 (1941-2009)