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Washington, D.C. Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.

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

These people, like Thomas Armat and Alfred Gruenther include images when available.

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

This list of historic deaths in Washington, D.C. includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Abraham Lincoln Died at 56 (1809-1865)

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William Howard Taft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
William Howard Taft Died at 73 (1857-1930)

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Frederick Douglass is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.

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Orlando Letelier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Orlando Letelier Died at 44 (1932-1976)

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Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Died at 79 (1890-1969)

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Zachary Taylor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Zachary Taylor Died at 66 (1784-1850)

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Dwight F. Davis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Dwight F. Davis Died at 66 (1879-1945)

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Charles Hamilton Houston is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Charles Hamilton Houston Died at 55 (1895-1950)

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Charles Francis Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Charles Francis Jenkins Died at 67 (1867-1934)

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Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Woodrow Wilson Died at 68 (1856-1924)

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William Henry Harrison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
William Henry Harrison Died at 68 (1773-1841)

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Daniel Patrick Moynihan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Died at 76 (1927-2003)

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Herman Hollerith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Herman Hollerith Died at 69 (1860-1929)

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William Crozier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
William Crozier Died at 87 (1855-1942)

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Patricia Roberts Harris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Patricia Roberts Harris Died at 61 (1924-1985)

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John Quincy Adams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
John Quincy Adams Died at 81 (1767-1848)

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Tony Blankley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Tony Blankley Died at 64 (1948-2012)

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George Owen Squier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
George Owen Squier Died at 69 (1865-1934)

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John Foster Dulles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
John Foster Dulles Died at 71 (1888-1959)

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Harlan F. Stone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Harlan F. Stone Died at 74 (1872-1946)

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Charles Diggs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Charles Diggs Died at 76 (1922-1998)

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Carter G. Woodson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Carter G. Woodson Died at 75 (1875-1950)

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Walter Reed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Walter Reed Died at 51 (1851-1902)

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John N. Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
John N. Mitchell Died at 75 (1913-1988)

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Abraham Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Abraham Baldwin Died at 53 (1754-1807)

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Jonathan Homer Lane is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Jonathan Homer Lane Died at 61 (1819-1880)

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James Hoban is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
James Hoban Died at 73 (1758-1831)

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Harvey W. Wiley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Harvey W. Wiley Died at 86 (1844-1930)

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Stephen Decatur is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Stephen Decatur Died at 41 (1779-1820)

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Belva Ann Lockwood is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Belva Ann Lockwood Died at 87 (1830-1917)

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John von Neumann is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
John von Neumann Died at 54 (1903-1957)

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Earl Warren is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Earl Warren Died at 83 (1891-1974)

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Vince Lombardi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Vince Lombardi Died at 57 (1913-1970)

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Felix Frankfurter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Felix Frankfurter Died at 83 (1882-1965)

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George Meany is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
George Meany Died at 86 (1894-1980)

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Robert Novak is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Robert Novak Died at 78 (1931-2009)

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Henry Clay is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Henry Clay Died at 75 (1777-1852)

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Emanuel Leutze is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Emanuel Leutze Died at 52 (1816-1868)

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John Aaron Rawlins is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
John Aaron Rawlins Died at 38 (1831-1869)

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Charles H. Percy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Charles H. Percy Died at 92 (1919-2011)

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Dolley Madison is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Dolley Madison Died at 81 (1768-1849)

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Claude Pepper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Claude Pepper Died at 89 (1900-1989)

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Brien McMahon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Brien McMahon Died at 49 (1903-1952)

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Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Walter Johnson Died at 59 (1887-1946)

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Robert Prosky is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Robert Prosky Died at 78 (1930-2008)

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Louis Brandeis is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Louis Brandeis Died at 85 (1856-1941)

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Edwin M. Stanton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Edwin M. Stanton Died at 55 (1814-1869)

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Eric Sevareid is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Eric Sevareid Died at 80 (1912-1992)

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Betty Friedan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
Betty Friedan Died at 85 (1921-2006)

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John Mercer Langston is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Washington, D.C.
John Mercer Langston Died at 68 (1829-1897)