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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
Dec. at 53 (1940-1993)

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

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

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

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John Candy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Dec. 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
Dec. at 40 (1873-1913)

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Álvaro Obregón is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Dec. 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
Dec. at 44 (1950-1994)

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

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

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Frida Kahlo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 48 (1946-1994)

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Paco Stanley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 79 (1927-2006)

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

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

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

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

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

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Luis Cernuda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Dec. 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
Dec. at 33 (1918-1951)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Samuel Thurston is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Dec. 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
Dec. at 68 (1877-1945)

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

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

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

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

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Ilka Chase is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Dec. 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
Dec. at 41 (1956-1997)

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

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

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Manuel Puig is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. at 67 (1926-1993)