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

Everything from Gil Evans to Huitzilíhuitl is included on this list.

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

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

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Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 53 (1940-1993)

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Leon Trotsky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 61 (1879-1940)

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Kathy Acker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 50 (1947-1997)

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Enrique Camarena is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 38 (1947-1985)

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John Candy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 44 (1950-1994)

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Francisco I. Madero is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 40 (1873-1913)

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Álvaro Obregón is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 48 (1880-1928)

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Luis Donaldo Colosio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 44 (1950-1994)

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Neal Cassady is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 42 (1926-1968)

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Venustiano Carranza is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 61 (1859-1920)

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Frida Kahlo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 47 (1907-1954)

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Felipe Carrillo Puerto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 52 (1872-1924)

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Julio Antonio Mella is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 26 (1903-1929)

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José Francisco Ruiz Massieu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 48 (1946-1994)

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Paco Stanley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 57 (1942-1999)

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Francisco Ortiz Franco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 50 (1954-2004)

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Carlos Loret de Mola Mediz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 65 (1921-1986)

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Coretta Scott King is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 79 (1927-2006)

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Steve McQueen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 50 (1930-1980)

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Katy Jurado is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 78 (1924-2002)

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Barbara Lang is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 54 (1928-1982)

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Jean Lafitte is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 47 (1776-1823)

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Adolfo Constanzo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 27 (1962-1989)

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Luis Cernuda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 61 (1902-1963)

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R. H. Barlow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 33 (1918-1951)

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Edie Adams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 81 (1927-2008)

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Garry Winogrand is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 56 (1928-1984)

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Luis Buñuel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 83 (1900-1983)

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Ambrose Bierce is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 72 (1842-1914)

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Miroslava is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 30 (1925-1955)

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Pancho Villa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 45 (1878-1923)

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Marty Feldman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 48 (1934-1982)

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Johnny Weissmuller is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 80 (1904-1984)

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Samuel Thurston is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 36 (1815-1851)

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Plutarco Elías Calles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 68 (1877-1945)

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Pat Paulsen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 70 (1927-1997)

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Carol Wayne is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 43 (1942-1985)

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Art Acord is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 41 (1890-1931)

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Cantinflas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 82 (1911-1993)

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Ilka Chase is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 78 (1900-1978)

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Amado Carrillo Fuentes is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 41 (1956-1997)

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Ricardo Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 20 (1942-1962)

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Philip Ober is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 80 (1902-1982)

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Manuel Puig is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 58 (1932-1990)

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Alexander Robey Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Alexander Robey Shepherd Died at 67 (1835-1902)

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Pascual Ortiz Rubio is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Died at 86 (1877-1963)

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John Herrmann is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
John Herrmann Died at 59 (1900-1959)

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Archie Mayo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Archie Mayo Died at 77 (1891-1968)

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Samuel Hamilton Walker is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Samuel Hamilton Walker Died at 30 (1817-1847)

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Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo Died at 67 (1926-1993)