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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
Frank Zappa 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
Leon Trotsky 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
Kathy Acker 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
Enrique Camarena 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
John Candy 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
Francisco I. Madero 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
Álvaro Obregón 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
Luis Donaldo Colosio 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
Neal Cassady 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
Venustiano Carranza 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
Frida Kahlo 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
Felipe Carrillo Puerto 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
Julio Antonio Mella 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
José Francisco Ruiz Massieu Died at 48 (1946-1994)

The Best Songs About Mexico

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Paco Stanley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Paco Stanley 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
Francisco Ortiz Franco 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
Carlos Loret de Mola Mediz 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
Coretta Scott King 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
Steve McQueen 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
Katy Jurado 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
Barbara Lang Died at 54 (1928-1982)

Celebrities Nobody Cares About Anymore

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Jean Lafitte is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Jean Lafitte 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
Adolfo Constanzo 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
Luis Cernuda 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
R. H. Barlow 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
Edie Adams 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
Garry Winogrand 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
Luis Buñuel Died at 83 (1900-1983)

15 Celebrities Who Were Outed

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

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Miroslava is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Miroslava 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
Pancho Villa 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
Marty Feldman 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
Johnny Weissmuller 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
Samuel Thurston 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
Plutarco Elías Calles Died at 68 (1877-1945)

Famous Schizophrenics

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Pat Paulsen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Pat Paulsen 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
Carol Wayne 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
Art Acord Died at 41 (1890-1931)

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Cantinflas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Cantinflas 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
Ilka Chase 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
Amado Carrillo Fuentes 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
Ricardo Rodríguez Died at 20 (1942-1962)

The Best Songs with Believe in the Title

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Philip Ober is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Mexico
Philip Ober 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
Manuel Puig 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
Pascual Ortiz Rubio 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)