Famous People Who Died in South Africa

List of famous people who died in South Africa, with photos when available. These notable South Africa 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 South Africa, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has South Africa listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in South Africa 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 Harry Schwarz and Selmar Schonland.

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

This list of historic deaths in South Africa includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.