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Forbes' list of top-earning dead celebrities of 2019

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From John Lennon to Marilyn Monroe, these dead celebrities have hauled in major earnings over the past year – thanks to the valuable royalties from their past work. Here is a look at Forbes' list of top-earning dead celebrities of 2019.

Figures are pretax earnings from Oct. 1, 2018 to Oct. 1, 2019. Fees for agents, managers and lawyers are not deducted.

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