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

List is made up of many different people, including Graham Mexted and David L. Payne.

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

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

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Kevin Whitrick is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Kevin Whitrick Died at 43 (1964-2007)

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Duncan Sommerville is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Duncan Sommerville Died at 55 (1879-1934)

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William Massey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
William Massey Died at 69 (1856-1925)

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Edward Burnett Tylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Edward Burnett Tylor Died at 85 (1832-1917)

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Andrew Murray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Andrew Murray Died at 89 (1828-1917)

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Peter Fraser is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Peter Fraser Died at 66 (1884-1950)

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William Miles Maskell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
William Miles Maskell Died at 59 (1839-1898)

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James Prendergast is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
James Prendergast Died at 95 (1826-1921)

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John Popham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
John Popham Died at 76 (1531-1607)

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Robert Stout is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Robert Stout Died at 86 (1844-1930)

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William Larnach is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
William Larnach Died at 65 (1833-1898)

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Frederick Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Frederick Whitaker Died at 79 (1812-1891)

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David L. Payne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
David L. Payne Died at 48 (1836-1884)

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Harry McNish is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Harry McNish Died at 56 (1874-1930)

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Michael Myers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Michael Myers Died at 77 (1873-1950)

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Lee Hatherly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Lee Hatherly Died at 74 (1938-2012)

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Francis Bell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Francis Bell Died at 85 (1851-1936)

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Richard Wild is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Richard Wild Died at 66 (1912-1978)

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Bruno Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Bruno Lawrence Died at 54 (1941-1995)

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Keith Holyoake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Keith Holyoake Died at 79 (1904-1983)

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Michael Joseph Savage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Michael Joseph Savage Died at 68 (1872-1940)

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Norman Kirk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Norman Kirk Died at 51 (1923-1974)

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Edmund Anscombe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Edmund Anscombe Died at 74 (1874-1948)

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Walter Nash is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Walter Nash Died at 86 (1882-1968)

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William Allison White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
William Allison White Died at 80 (1894-1974)

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Ed Willett is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Ed Willett Died at 50 (1884-1934)

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John Ballance is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
John Ballance Died at 54 (1839-1893)

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Rita Angus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Rita Angus Died at 62 (1908-1970)

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Thomas William Hislop is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Thomas William Hislop Died at 75 (1850-1925)

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Cliff Porter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Cliff Porter Died at 77 (1899-1976)

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Walter Mantell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Walter Mantell Died at 75 (1820-1895)

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Jim Mandich is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Jim Mandich Died at 63 (1948-2011)

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Alfred Hindmarsh is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Alfred Hindmarsh Died at 58 (1860-1918)

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William Richmond is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
William Richmond Died at 74 (1821-1895)

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Arnold Nordmeyer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Arnold Nordmeyer Died at 88 (1901-1989)

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Billy Wallace is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Billy Wallace Died at 94 (1878-1972)

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Harry Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Harry Atkinson Died at 61 (1831-1892)

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Sam Manekshaw is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Sam Manekshaw Died at 94 (1914-2008)

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Denis James Matthews Glover is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Denis James Matthews Glover Died at 68 (1912-1980)

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Harold Beauchamp is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Harold Beauchamp Died at 80 (1858-1938)

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Edward Gibbon Wakefield is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Edward Gibbon Wakefield Died at 66 (1796-1862)

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Roger Kerr is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Roger Kerr Died at 66 (1945-2011)

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Bruce Mason is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Bruce Mason Died at 61 (1921-1982)

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Maurice Shadbolt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Maurice Shadbolt Died at 72 (1932-2004)

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Henry Roberts is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Henry Roberts Died at 87 (1862-1949)

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Howard Kippenberger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Howard Kippenberger Died at 60 (1897-1957)

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Sidney Holland is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Sidney Holland Died at 68 (1893-1961)

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Dorothy Kate Richmond is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Dorothy Kate Richmond Died at 74 (1861-1935)

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Douglas Lilburn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Douglas Lilburn Died at 86 (1915-2001)

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Thomas Ellison is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wellington
Thomas Ellison Died at 37 (1867-1904)