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

Examples of people on this list include William Remington and Michael O'Pake.

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

This list of historic deaths in Pennsylvania includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.
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Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 84 (1706-1790)
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Gia Carangi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 26 (1960-1986)
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Paul Robeson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 78 (1898-1976)
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Abbie Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 53 (1936-1989)
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H. H. Holmes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 35 (1861-1896)
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Albert C. Barnes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 79 (1872-1951)
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George Washington Gale Ferris,... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 37 (1859-1896)
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James Finley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 72 (1756-1828)
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David Rittenhouse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 64 (1732-1796)
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Henry John Heinz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 75 (1844-1919)
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Peter Masak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 47 (1957-2004)
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Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 67 (1944-2011)
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Frederic Eugene Ives is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 81 (1856-1937)
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Teddy Pendergrass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 60 (1950-2010)
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Patrick Quinn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 56 (1950-2006)
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Gideon Sundback is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 74 (1880-1954)
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Wallace Carothers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 41 (1896-1937)
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Lucretia Mott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 87 (1793-1880)
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Barry Nelson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 90 (1917-2007)
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Bryan Kocis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 45 (1962-2007)
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Alice Dunbar Nelson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 60 (1875-1935)
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Oscar Hammerstein II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 65 (1895-1960)
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William Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 69 (1759-1828)
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Ryan Dunn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 34 (1977-2011)
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Allen Newell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Dec. at 65 (1927-1992)