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Famous People Who Died in New Orleans

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

List contains people like Mule Haas and Joseph Marshall Walker.

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

This list of historic deaths in New Orleans includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.
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P. G. T. Beauregard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 75 (1818-1893) from Louisiana
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Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 49 (1909-1958) from Gretna, Louisiana
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Shannon Hoon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 28 (1967-1995) from Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Indiana, United States of America
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Jean Alexandre LeMat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 59 (1824-1883) from Paris, France
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Jefferson Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 81 (1808-1889) from Fairview, Kentucky, United States of America
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Jim Garrison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 71 (1921-1992) from Denison, Iowa, United States of America
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David Mills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 49 (1961-2010) from Washington, D.C.
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Benjamin Latrobe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 56 (1764-1820) from Fulneck, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Claire Lee Chennault is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 65 (1893-1958) from Commerce, Texas
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George A. Waggaman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 61 (1782-1843) from Maryland, United States of America
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John Kennedy Toole is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 32 (1937-1969) from New Orleans, Louisiana
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Johnny Thunders is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 39 (1952-1991) from New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Queens, Continental United States
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Marquise Hill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 25 (1982-2007) from New Orleans, Louisiana
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Fred Niblo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 74 (1874-1948) from York, Nebraska, United States of America
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Rezin Bowie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Rezin Bowie Dec. at 48 (1793-1841) from Gallatin, Tennessee
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Paul Barbarin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 70 (1899-1969) from New Orleans, Louisiana
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José Agustí... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 56 (1829-1885) from Havana, Cuba
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Alex Chilton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 60 (1950-2010) from Memphis, Tennessee
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Clarence John Laughlin ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 80 (1905-1985) from Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Marie Laveau is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 80 (1801-1881) from French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Bianca Halstead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 36 (1965-2001) from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Lee Frost is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 72 (1935-2007) from Globe, Arizona, United States of America
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Alton Ochsner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 85 (1896-1981) from Kimball, South Dakota
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James Booker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 44 (1939-1983) from New Orleans, Louisiana
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Jerrel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 64 (1941-2005) from New Orleans, Louisiana