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Cities Where Famous People Died

For each person or pair of people, try to name the city in which they died.
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One of these cities no longer exists
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Last updated: January 20, 2023
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First submittedJanuary 21, 2020
Times taken17,904
Average score62.5%
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Person
City
Michael Jackson, Ronald Reagan
Los Angeles
Princess Diana, Jim Morrison
Paris
John F. Kennedy
Dallas
Rembrandt
Amsterdam
Martin Luther King Jr, Elvis Presley
Memphis
John Lennon, Heath Ledger
New York City
Adolf Hitler
Berlin
Anne Boleyn, Jimi Hendrix
London
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Vienna
Franz Ferdinand
Sarajevo
Abraham Lincoln
Washington D.C.
Bruce Lee
Hong Kong
Person
City
Mahatma Gandhi
New Delhi
Kurt Cobain
Seattle
Mother Teresa
Kolkata
Aretha Franklin, Rosa Parks
Detroit
Nelson Mandela
Johannesburg
Alexander the Great
Babylon
Julius Caesar
Rome
Tupac Shakur
Las Vegas
Cleopatra, Mark Antony
Alexandria
Muhammad
Medina
Pablo Escobar
Medellín
Joan of Arc, William the Conqueror
Rouen
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Level 69
Jan 21, 2020
Anne Frank didn't die in Amsterdam. She was caught there and sent to a concentration camp.
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Level 78
Jan 21, 2020
Yep, she died in the Bergen-Belsen camp, which is between Hamburg and Hanover.
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Level 86
Jan 21, 2020
Beat me to it.
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Level ∞
Jan 22, 2020
Fixed, thanks!
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Level 85
Jan 22, 2020
Perhaps the only quiz with both Mother Teresa and Pablo Escobar as answers.
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Level 74
Jan 22, 2020
And Gandhi and Tupac...quite the eclectic mix.
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Level 79
Jan 22, 2020
Technically not answers.
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Level 71
Jan 24, 2023
Why? Both can be viewed as criminals
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Level 77
Jan 24, 2023
How so?
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Level 69
Jan 23, 2020
Funny how the city where one of these people died is named after someone else on the list.
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Level 61
Feb 3, 2020
Took me a minute to figure out which city you were talking about, but yes, it is quite interesting.
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Level 24
Jan 24, 2023
who?
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Level 62
Jan 24, 2023
Alexandria (the Egyptian one) is named after Alexander the Great
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Level 63
Feb 11, 2020
Couldn’t remember where Ms. of Arc was burned.
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Level 76
Mar 24, 2020
I even tried Arc as a wild guess.
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Level 75
Oct 26, 2020
Shame that more people can remember the place of death of a mediocre singer than the heroic Joan of Arc. I'm pleased that I was the other way around!
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Level 73
Dec 3, 2022
Yeah, but Bruce Lee wasn't really known for his singing ability anyway.
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Level 67
Mar 24, 2020
I don't how how I misread Muhammad as Muhammad Ali, and spent well over a minute just guessing random US cities.
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Level ∞
Jan 2, 2021
Scottsdale, Arizona.

Somehow I knew this from memory.

Dang it, brain. Why are you retaining useless information like this and forgetting where I parked?

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Level 24
Jan 24, 2023
To not confuse people, it's Muhammad Sallallahi alaihi wa sallam
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Level 68
Jan 24, 2023
Same. Luckily I realized my error with enough time left to answer.
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Level 67
Mar 24, 2020
Been to the death places of Ann Boleyn, Franz Ferdinand, Julius Caesar and Bruce Lee and had a connection at the airport of the death place of Rembrandt and Lady Di.
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Level 47
Mar 24, 2020
Suprised so many people didn't know the answer for Alexander
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Level 76
Mar 24, 2020
I didn't know it, and I was guessing modern cities - didn't even think to try historical city names.
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Level 68
Oct 28, 2020
Had there not been a note warning "one of these cities no longer exists" it never would have occurred to me to guess Babylon.
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Level 50
Mar 28, 2020
Sad how few people know where Muhammad died.
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Level 24
Jan 24, 2023
I know
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Level 66
Jan 24, 2023
Didn't the archangel Gabriel take him to heaven, so technically he didn't die?
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Level 89
Oct 12, 2021
Joan of Arc just became a guessing of random French cities until I got it. Tried Orleans first and then just started going around from there.
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Level 65
Sep 23, 2022
Michael Jackson is dead!!!! Oh my...
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Level 21
Jan 24, 2023
is that a joke or something, he has been dead for years now, wait I might be being dumb.
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Level 88
Jan 24, 2023
I mean Elvis has also been dead for years and he's still alive.
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Level 55
Jan 26, 2023
How come this comment only has 2 likes?
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Level 59
Jan 25, 2023
I thought I had already guessed Los Angeles so then I skipped it and missed it