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Famous People Who Died in New York City

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

List contains people like Myles Lane and Elihu Root.

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

This list of historic deaths in New York City includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.
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John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 40 (1940-1980) from Liverpool
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Malcolm X is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 40 (1925-1965) from USA
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Heath Ledger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 29 (1979-2008) from Perth
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Eleanor Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 78 (1884-1962) from New York City
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Ayn Rand is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 77 (1905-1982) from Saint Petersburg
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Montgomery Clift is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 46 (1920-1966) from USA
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Andy Warhol is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 59 (1928-1987) from Pittsburgh
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Jacqueline Kennedy Onass... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 65 (1929-1994) from USA
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Greta Garbo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 85 (1905-1990) from Stockholm
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Leonard Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 72 (1918-1990) from Lawrence
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Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 81 (1913-1994) from Yorba Linda
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Arthur Ashe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 50 (1943-1993) from Richmond
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Allen Ginsberg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 71 (1926-1997) from USA
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Tennessee Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 72 (1911-1983) from Columbus
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Farley Granger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 86 (1925-2011) from San Jose
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Rita Hayworth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 69 (1918-1987) from New York City
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Edwin Howard Armstrong ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 64 (1890-1954) from Chelsea
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Chester Carlson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 62 (1906-1968) from Seattle
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Henny Youngman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 92 (1906-1998) from Liverpool
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Rue McClanahan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 76 (1934-2010) from Healdton
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Sid Vicious is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 22 (1957-1979) from England
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Robert Fulton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 50 (1765-1815) from Little Britain Township
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Jim Carroll is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 60 (1949-2009) from Manhattan
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Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 87 (1856-1943) from Smiljan
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Langston Hughes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in New York City
Dec. at 65 (1902-1967) from USA