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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
Dec. at 75 (1731-1806)

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

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Ottmar Mergenthaler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dec. 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
Dec. at 40 (1809-1849)

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

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Robert Kearns is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dec. 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
Dec. at 88 (1849-1937)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Ogden Nash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dec. 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
Dec. at 63 (1882-1945)

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

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Sargent Shriver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 64 (1779-1843)

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

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Dean Acheson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dec. 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
Dec. at 74 (1933-2007)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jerry Smith is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dec. 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
Dec. at 91 (1863-1954)

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William Safire is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dec. 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
Dec. at 75 (1867-1942)

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Fritz Pollard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dec. 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
Dec. at 90 (1890-1980)

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

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

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

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Chick Webb is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dec. 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
Dec. at 79 (1916-1995)

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Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 82 (1921-2003)

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Pete Rawlings is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Maryland
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 88 (1905-1993)

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

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

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

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

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