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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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José Agustín Quintero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Orleans
Dec. at 56 (1829-1885)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)