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

Examples of people on this list include Philip Francis Thomas and Len Bias.

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

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

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Benjamin Banneker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Benjamin Banneker Died at 75 (1731-1806)

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Thurgood Marshall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Thurgood Marshall Died at 85 (1908-1993)

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Ottmar Mergenthaler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Ottmar Mergenthaler Died at 45 (1854-1899)

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Edgar Allan Poe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Edgar Allan Poe Died at 40 (1809-1849)

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Roy Cohn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Roy Cohn Died at 59 (1927-1986)

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Robert Kearns is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Robert Kearns Died at 78 (1927-2005)

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Victor Gustav Bloede is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Victor Gustav Bloede Died at 88 (1849-1937)

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William Painter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
William Painter Died at 68 (1838-1906)

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Tamara Dobson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Tamara Dobson Died at 59 (1947-2006)

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Spiro Agnew is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Spiro Agnew Died at 78 (1918-1996)

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Frank Thompson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Frank Thompson Died at 71 (1918-1989)

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Montgomery Blair is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Montgomery Blair Died at 70 (1813-1883)

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Jon Hinson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Jon Hinson Died at 53 (1942-1995)

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Ogden Nash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Ogden Nash Died at 69 (1902-1971)

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Robert H. Goddard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Robert H. Goddard Died at 63 (1882-1945)

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Clara Barton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Clara Barton Died at 91 (1821-1912)

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Sargent Shriver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Sargent Shriver Died at 96 (1915-2011)

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Ronald A. Parise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Ronald A. Parise Died at 57 (1951-2008)

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Francis Scott Key is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Francis Scott Key Died at 64 (1779-1843)

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Whittaker Chambers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Whittaker Chambers Died at 60 (1901-1961)

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Dean Acheson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dean Acheson Died at 78 (1893-1971)

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Craig L. Thomas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Craig L. Thomas Died at 74 (1933-2007)

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Johns Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Johns Hopkins Died at 78 (1795-1873)

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Rachel Carson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Rachel Carson Died at 57 (1907-1964)

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Gus Sonnenberg is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Gus Sonnenberg Died at 46 (1898-1944)

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Rosa Ponselle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Rosa Ponselle Died at 84 (1897-1981)

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Leslie Glass is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Leslie Glass Died at 37 (1963-2000)

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Thomas Wolfe is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Thomas Wolfe Died at 38 (1900-1938)

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Jerry Smith is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Jerry Smith Died at 43 (1943-1986)

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Mary Church Terrell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Mary Church Terrell Died at 91 (1863-1954)

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William Safire is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
William Safire Died at 80 (1929-2009)

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John A. Lejeune is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
John A. Lejeune Died at 75 (1867-1942)

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Fritz Pollard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Fritz Pollard Died at 92 (1894-1986)

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Katherine Anne Porter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Katherine Anne Porter Died at 90 (1890-1980)

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John Hanson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
John Hanson Died at 62 (1721-1783)

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Curt Motton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Curt Motton Died at 70 (1940-2010)

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Alexander Haig is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Alexander Haig Died at 86 (1924-2010)

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Chick Webb is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Chick Webb Died at 34 (1905-1939)

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Christian B. Anfinsen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Christian B. Anfinsen Died at 79 (1916-1995)

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Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Joseph McCarthy Died at 49 (1908-1957)

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Augustus F. Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Augustus F. Hawkins Died at 100 (1907-2007)

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Clarence W. Blount is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Clarence W. Blount Died at 82 (1921-2003)

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Pete Rawlings is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Pete Rawlings Died at 66 (1937-2003)

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George Brown, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
George Brown, Jr. Died at 79 (1920-1999)

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Joseph H. Ball is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Joseph H. Ball Died at 88 (1905-1993)

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Brock Adams is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Brock Adams Died at 77 (1927-2004)

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Cleveland Abbe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Cleveland Abbe Died at 78 (1838-1916)

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Parren Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Parren Mitchell Died at 85 (1922-2007)

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Len Bias is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Len Bias Died at 23 (1963-1986)

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Olympia Brown is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Olympia Brown Died at 91 (1835-1926)