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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)