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This list contains people who were born or lived in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

Activists and advocates

Actors and actresses

Artists

Athletes and sports-related people

Main article: List of sports-related people from Mississippi

Broadcast media personalities

Comedians

Educators

Entrepreneurs and business leaders

Filmmakers

Jurists and lawyers

Military figures

Models/pageant winners

Musicians

Main article: List of musicians from Mississippi

Physicians

Politicians

See also: List of Governors of Mississippi; List of United States Senators from Mississippi; List of United States Representatives from Mississippi; List of mayors of Jackson, Mississippi; and List of mayors of Meridian, Mississippi

Scientists and inventors

Supercentenarians

Writers

Other people

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