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Famous People Who Died in Mexico

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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) from Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
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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) from Kirovohrad, Ukraine
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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) from Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
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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) from Mexicali, Mexico
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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) from Newmarket, Canada
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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) from Parras de la Fuente, Parras Municipality, Mexico
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Álvaro Obreg&oacu... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Dec. at 48 (1880-1928) from Navojoa, Mexico
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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) from Magdalena de Kino, Mexico
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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) from Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
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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) from Cuatro Ciénegas, Cuatrociénegas Municipality, Mexico
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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) from Coyoacán, Mexico City, Mexico
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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) from Motul, Yucatán, Mexico
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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) from Havana
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José Francisco Ru... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Dec. at 48 (1946-1994) from Acapulco, Mexico
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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) from Mexico City, Mexico
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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) from Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico
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Carlos Loret de Mola Med... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Dec. at 65 (1921-1986) from Mérida, Mexico
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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) from USA, Heiberger, Alabama
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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) from USA, Beech Grove, Indiana
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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) from Mexico, Mexico City
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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) from Pasadena, California, United States of America
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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) from Saint-Domingue
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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) from Miami, Florida
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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) from Europe, Seville, Andalusia, Southern Europe, Province of Seville, Spain, Iberian Peninsula
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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) from Leavenworth, Kansas