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

People include everyone from Michael Gelfand to Gwilym Ivor Thomas.

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

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

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Joshua Nkomo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 82 (1917-1999)

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Sally Hayfron is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 61 (1931-1992)

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Moven Mahachi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 49 (1952-2001)

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Simon Chimbetu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 50 (1955-2005)

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Dornford Yates is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 75 (1885-1960)

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Edson Zvobgo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 69 (1935-2004)

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Nicholas Mukomberanwa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Nicholas Mukomberanwa Dec. at 60 (1940-2000)

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William Grant Stairs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
William Grant Stairs Dec. at 29 (1863-1892)

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Josiah Zion Gumede is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Josiah Zion Gumede Dec. at 70 (1919-1989)

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Humphrey Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 88 (1902-1990)

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Tichaona Jokonya is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 68 (1938-2006)

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Dambudzo Marechera is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 35 (1952-1987)

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Simon Muzenda is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 81 (1922-2003)

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Allan Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Allan Wilson Dec. at 37 (1856-1893)

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John Love is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
John Love Dec. at 81 (1924-2005)

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Joseph Msika is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Joseph Msika Dec. at 86 (1923-2009)

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Enoch Dumbutshena is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Enoch Dumbutshena Dec. at 80 (1920-2000)

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Mark Partridge is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Mark Partridge Dec. at 85 (1922-2007)

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Lobengula is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Lobengula Dec. at 49 (1845-1894)

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Marshall P. Baron is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Marshall P. Baron Dec. at 43 (1934-1977)

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John Hopley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
John Hopley Dec. at 68 (1883-1951)

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Frederick Henry Bradley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Frederick Henry Bradley Dec. at 67 (1876-1943)

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Mzilikazi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Mzilikazi Dec. at 78 (1790-1868)

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John Takawira is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
John Takawira Dec. at 51 (1938-1989)

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Joram Mariga is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 73 (1927-2000)

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John F. Cosgrove is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
John F. Cosgrove Dec. at 57 (1949-2006)

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Christopher Quintin Brand is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Christopher Quintin Brand Dec. at 75 (1893-1968)

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Leonard Dembo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 37 (1959-1996)

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Odilo Weeger is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Odilo Weeger Dec. at 94 (1912-2006)

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Monty Bowden is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Monty Bowden Dec. at 27 (1865-1892)

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Garfield Todd is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Garfield Todd Dec. at 94 (1908-2002)

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Ngugi wa Mirii is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 57 (1951-2008)

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Herbert Stephen Henderson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Herbert Stephen Henderson Dec. at 72 (1870-1942)

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Susan Tsvangirai is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 51 (1958-2009)

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Thomas Charles Scanlen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Thomas Charles Scanlen Dec. at 78 (1834-1912)

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Michael Gelfand is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Michael Gelfand Dec. at 73 (1912-1985)

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Dennis Neilson-Terry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Dec. at 37 (1895-1932)

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Richard Kendall Brooke is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Richard Kendall Brooke Dec. at 66 (1930-1996)

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Thomas Francis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Thomas Francis Dec. at 67 (1902-1969)

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Willie Musarurwa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Willie Musarurwa Dec. at 63 (1927-1990)

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Crosaire is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Crosaire Dec. at 93 (1917-2010)

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Robin Rudd is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Robin Rudd Dec. at 67 (1929-1996)

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Charles Brockway is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Charles Brockway Dec. at 78 (1907-1985)

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Campbell Tait is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Campbell Tait Dec. at 60 (1886-1946)

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Francis William Markall is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Francis William Markall Dec. at 87 (1905-1992)

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Gerard Norton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Gerard Norton Dec. at 89 (1915-2004)

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Patats Cloete is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Patats Cloete Dec. at 86 (1873-1959)

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Bill Taberer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Bill Taberer Dec. at 66 (1872-1938)

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Edward Innes Pocock is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Edward Innes Pocock Dec. at 50 (1855-1905)

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Sam Mtukudzi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Zimbabwe
Sam Mtukudzi Dec. at 22 (1988-2010)