6 Famous Americans Who Became Expatriates

So you probably are well aware that chessmaster Bobby Fischer, born an American, died a citizen of Iceland, having renounced his citizenship in the US, and eventually having renounced everything else about the US.

But what about President John Tyler or W.E.B. DuBois? And would you be shocked to learn that Terry Gilliam of Monty Python was originally an American but became an expat and is now 100% British?

OK, this one is cheating just a bit. Former President John Tyler, by accepting a post as representative of the Confederacy, basically renounced his U.S. citizenship (and technically was the only President to die on “foreign” soil when he passed in 1862 in Virginia).


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An expatriate is someone living in a country other than the country of his or her citizenship. This is a list of people who have *renounced* their citizenship.
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