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This is a list of famous cemeteries,
mausoleums and other places people are buried, world-wide.
This is an incomplete list, which
may never be able to satisfy certain standards for
completeness. Revisions and sourced additions are
La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires - burial site
of Eva Perón, Juan Manuel Fangio, and many
other Argentine figures
La Chacarita Cemetery (or "National Cemetery"),
Buenos Aires - burial site of Juan Peron (until
2006), Carlos Gardel and many other notables.
Flores Cemetery, Buenos Aires
Rookwood Cemetery, (Sydney) - Proper name 'The Necropolis,
Rookwood" at over 2.8 km², reputedly the
largest necropolis in the Southern Hemisphere if
not the world, first used in 1867. More than 1,000,000
Waverley Cemetery, (Sydney) - opened in 1877. Dramatic
location on picturesque coastal site, many local
historical figures such as writer Henry Lawson.
Karrakatta Cemetery, (Perth) - opened in 1899 north
of the Swan River and closest to the Perth city
centre. For people buried in Karrakatta Cemetery,
see Category Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery.
Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane - Proper name "The
Brisbane General Cemetery" the oldest and largest
Brisbane cemetery opened in 1875, was originally
utilised by the earliest colonists. Resting place
of author Steele Rudd.
Island of the dead - Port Arthur, Tasmania - early
convict graves, part of the old goal and convict
Fremantle Cemetery, (Perth) - opened 1898 south
of the Swan River and city of Perth - see Category:Buried
in Fremantle Cemetery
Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide - opened in 1936
during South Australia's centenary year.
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna - Famous Austrian singer
Wolfgang Ambros wrote "Es lebe der Zentralfriedhof"
for its centennial in 1974.
Kapuzinergruft, Vienna - Final resting place of
over 140 members of the House of Habsburg
Old Jugha, Julfa - Historically considered to have
the largest number of Khachkars, carved memorial
stones. It is the center of a controversy about
Schoonselhof Cemetery in Antwerp
Ixelles Cemetery in Brussels
Laeken Cemetery in Brussels
Tyne Cot Cemetery near Ypres
Cemitério da Consolação, São
Paulo - writer Mário de Andrade, Monteiro
Lobato, painter Tarsila do Amaral, former Brazil's
president Campos Sales
Cemitério do Morumbi, São Paulo -
singer Elis Regina, F1 racer Ayrton Senna, actor
and comedian Ronald Golias
Cemitério São João Batista,
Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro. Santos Dumont, inventor
of the airplane; Singer/Actress Carmen Miranda,
composer Tom Jobim.
St. Boniface Cathedral Cemetery, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Burial site of Louis Riel. Oldest graveyard in Western
Church of England Cemetery, St. John's.
Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax. Burial site for Joseph
Howe, Robert Stanfield, Abraham Gesner, amongst
Fairview Cemetery, Halifax. Many victims of the
RMS Titanic cemetery.
Mount Herman Cemetery , Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax
Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John. Final resting place
of several early Canadian statesmen including Sir
Samuel Leonard Tilley.
Cimetière Notre-Dame-de-Belmont, (Formerly
Sainte-Foy) Quebec City. Interred here are politicians
Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, Jean Lesage and others.
Cimetière Notre-Dame-des-Neiges, Montreal.
Some of the notables buried here include Maurice
Richard, George-Étienne Cartier, Doug Harvey,
Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal. Final resting place
for Sui Sin Far, Anna Leonowens, John Abbott, Mordecai
Richler, Sir Arthur Currie, Molson family members,
Mount Hermon Cemetery, (Formerly Sillery), Quebec
City, Empress of Ireland Memorial. G.R. Renfrew,
Peter Simons, Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière,
Irish Cemetery at Grosse-Ile, Grosse Ile, Quebec.
Over 6000 immigrants (mostly Irish) who died while
quarantined during the Great Famine of 1847. Largest
Irish cemetery outside of Ireland.
Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa. The burial site includes
Sir Robert Borden, Tommy Douglas, Gen. Andrew McNaughton
Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa. Interments here include
Yousuf Karsh, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Aurel Joliat.
Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston. Final resting place
of Sir John A. Macdonald, Sir Alexander Campbell
Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. Those interred
here include Timothy Eaton, Frederick Banting, Glenn
Gould, William Lyon Mackenzie King, and others.
Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery in Toronto. The burial
site for Margaret Anglin, Morley Callaghan, and
King Clancy, amongst others.
Necropolis Cemetery, in Toronto. (Toronto Necropolis).
The burial site of William Lyon Mackenzie, Ned Hanlon,
and others. Monument to Samuel Lount and Peter Matthews.
Forest Lawn Mausoleum, Toronto. Includes the interment
of Sir Henry Pellatt.
Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto. The final resting place
of Harold Ballard, Conn Smythe, John Swietlinski,
York Cemetery, in Toronto. The burial site of Grand
Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, and her husband
Captain Kolikovsky, Miles Gilbert "Tim"
Horton and others.
Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria. Final resting place
of Sir James Douglas, Emily Carr, Billy Barker and
Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie, the "Hanging Judge".
Mountain View Cemetery. The oldest cemetery in the
City of Vancouver, it is the resting place of 145,000
people, including numerous notable figures in the
Queen's Park Cemetery, Calgary. Final resting place
of Owen Hart, a Professional wrestler and member
of the prestigious Hart wrestling family, Dorothy
Joudrie, Archibald Wilder, and Everett Johnson.
Cementerio General de Chile in Santiago, Chile,
is the burial place for all but one of Chile's deceased
Presidents including Salvador Allende plus other
notables such as singers Víctor Jara and
People's Republic of China
Ancient Tombs at Longtou Mountain
Mausoleum of Princess Zhenxiao
Cemetery of Zhaojun, Inner Mongolia
Mawangdui at Changsha, Hunan
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, Xi'an
Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, Inner Mongolia
Mausoleum of Mao Zedong, Beijing
Thirteen Imperial Mausoleums of Ming Dynasty Emperors,
Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum, Nanjing
Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Nanjing
Tomb of Marquis Yi of Zeng near Wuhan in Hubei province
- probably best preserved funeral architecture of
the Warring States Period
Tomb at Yinque at Linyi County, Shandong province
Zhao Mausoleum, Jiuzong mountain, Shaanxi province
Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum - earliest funeral
architecture in Hong Kong
Gallant Garden is the cemetery for civil and public
servants who died in service
Hong Kong (Happy Valley) Cemetery - The early western
cemetery in the early colonial era of Hong Kong
Stanley Military Cemetery - Not only one of the
major military cemeteries of Hong Kong, but also
one of the last battlefields of Hong Kong Defence,
Sai Wan War Cemetery - Most of the WWII of Hong
Kong and East Asia Stage war deads are buried there
Old Protestant Cemetery
Mirogoj Cemetery in Zagreb - the biggest cemetery
in Croatia, one of the most beautiful and oldest
Municipal Cemetery in Varazdin
Sedlec ossuary - Kutná Hora
Old Jewish Cemetery - Prague
Olsany Cemetery, Prague - the biggest graveyard
in the Czech republic
Vysehrad cemetery, Prague - the Czech Republic's
most important cemetery, it is the burial site for
Antonín Dvorák, Alfons Mucha and Bedrich
Smetana, amongst others.
Cementerio Santa Ifigenia - Bacardi family, José
Marti and many others
Roskilde Cathedral in the city of Roskilde is the
burial place for most Danish kings and queens
Assistens Kirkegård in the Nørrebro
section of Copenhagen is the burial site for Danish
notables such as Hans Christian Andersen and Niels
Bohr as well as for several African-American jazz
Cementerio General de Guayaquil
Great Pyramid of Giza
Valley of the Kings
Cairo City of the Dead
Hiiu-Rahu cemetery, Tallinn
Jewish cemetery, Tallinn
Liiva cemetery, Tallinn
Metsakalmistu cemetery, Tallinn
Pauluse cemetery, Tartu
Pirita cemetery, Tallinn
Puiestee cemetery, Tartu
Pärnamäe cemetery, Tallinn
Raadi cemetery, Tartu
Rahumäe cemetery, Tallinn
Rahumäe cemetery, Tartu
Siselinna cemetery, Tallinn
Hietaniemi Cemetery, Helsinki
Cimetière de Bagneux, Paris - burial place
for Jean Vigo, Gribouille, Alfred Jarry and others.
Catacombs of Paris, millions of remains in caves
and tunnels under the city of Paris.
Cimetière des Gonards, Versailles, burial
place for Edith Wharton, Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte
Grand Jas Cemetery, Cannes - buried here are Lily
Pons, Peter Carl Fabergé, Martine Carol and
Les Invalides, Paris - war heroes including Napoleon
Cimetière de Montmartre, Paris - resting
place of Edgar Degas, Heinrich Heine, Georges Feydeau,
other artists and writers. Émile Zola was
initially buried here, but his remains were later
moved to the Panthéon. His gravestone can
still be seen here, however.
Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris - serves
the great artistic quarter of Montparnasse, including
the graves of Charles Baudelaire, Eugène
Ionesco, Samuel Beckett, Jean-Paul Sartre, Jean
Seberg, Serge Gainsbourg and Man Ray. Pierre Laval
and Porfirio Diaz are also buried here.
Neuilly-sur-Seine community cemetery
Panthéon, Paris - France's most honored,
including Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Émile
Cimetière de Pantin in Paris is the burial
site of the singer Damia, and the Cancan dancer,
known as La Goulue, and other notables.
Cimetière de Passy, Paris - Claude Debussy,
Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris
- resting place of famous persons such as Colette,
Baron Georges Haussmann, Eugène Delacroix,
Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison, Molière, Gertrude
Stein, Édith Piaf, Marcel Proust, and Frédéric
Chopin. Many French Holocaust victims are buried
Saint Denis Basilica, Paris - burial site for French
Cimetière de Saint-Ouen, Paris - where, on
24 May 1430, Joan of Arc was told to recant or face
summary execution. Some of those buried here are
the painters Suzanne Valadon, Jules Pascin, and
tennis star, Suzanne Lenglen.
Saint Remi Basilica, Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Cimetière Saint-Vincent, a small cemetery
in the Montmartre Quarter of Paris contains the
graves of such notables as Arthur Honegger, Marcel
Carné, Maurice Utrillo and others.
Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois Russian Cemetery:
Ivan Bunin, Rudolph Nureyev, Felix Yusupov, Andrei
World War II Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery
Bayreuth, Bayreuth Friedhof Burial site of Richard
Wagner, Franz Liszt and Jean Paul amongst others
Munich, Nordfriedhof Burial site of Peter Igelhoff
and Paul Troost
Munich, Ostfriedhof. Burial site of Friedrich Hollaender,
Rudolf Moshammer, Leni Riefenstahl and Barbara Valentin.
Munich, Südlichen Friedhof zu München.
Burial site of Leo von Klenze and Karl Spitzweg.
Munich, Westfriedhof. Burial site of Alexandra,
Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari and Ernst Röhm.
Berlin - Charlottenburg, Friedhof Heerstraße,
Burial site of Leo Blech, Karl Bonhoeffer, Horst
Buchholz, Tilla Durieux, George Grosz, Maximilian
Harden, Hilde Hildebrand, Joachim Ringelnatz and
Grethe Weiser.(See de:Friedhof Heerstraße)
Berlin - Charlottenburg, British War Cemetery, Heerstraße.(See
de:Britischer Friedhof an der Heerstraße)
Berlin - Kreuzberg, Holy Trinity Cemetery I Burial
site of Fanny Hensel Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
and Rahel Varnhagen (See: (de:Friedhöfe vor
dem Halleschen Tor) also Holy Trinity Cemetery II
Burial site of Martin Gropius, Adolph von Menzel
and Theodor Mommsen. (See de:Friedhöfe an der
Berlin - Kreuzberg, Jersusalem und Neue Kirche III
Burial site of Adelbert von Chamisso and E.T.A.
Hoffmann (See: de:Friedhöfe vor dem Halleschen
Tor) , also Friedhof IV der Gemeinde Jerusalems-
und Neue Kirche Burial site of Rikard Nordraak.
(See: de:Friedhof IV der Gemeinde Jerusalems- und
Berlin - Kreuzberg, Luisenstädtischer Friedhof
Burial site of Gustav Stresemann. (See de:Luisenstädtischer
Berlin - Lichtenberg, Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde.
Burial site of Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Liebknecht.
Berlin - Mitte, Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof.
Burial site of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Johann
Gottlieb Fichte, Bertolt Brecht, Karl Friedrich
Schinkel, John Heartfield and Johannes Rau. (See
de:Friedhof der Dorotheenstädtischen und Friedrichswerderschen
Berlin - Schöneberg, Städtischer Friedhof
III. Burial site of Marlene Dietrich and Helmut
Berlin - Schöneberg, Alter St.-Matthäus-Kirchhof
Berlin. Burial site of the Brothers Grimm. (See
de:Alter St.-Matthäus-Kirchhof Berlin)
Berlin - Weißensee, Weißensee Cemetery.
The largest old Jewish cemetery in Europe.
Berlin - Wilmersdorf, Friedhof Schmargendorf. Burial
site of Max Pechstein.
Berlin - Zehlendorf, Städtischer Friedhof Berlin-Zehlendorf.
Burial site of Heinrich George.
Berlin - Zehlendorf, St Annen Friedhof, Dahlem Dorf.
Burial site of Rudi Dutschke.
Berlin - Zehlendorf, Waldfriedhof Dahlem, Hüttenweg.
Burial site of Gottfried Benn, Karl Hofer, Bernd
Rosemeyer and Werner Sombart.
Berlin - Zehlendorf, Waldfriedhof Zehlendorf, Potsdamer
Chaussee. Burial site of Willy Brandt, La Jana,
Helmut Käutner, Julius Leber, Hildegard Knef,
Erich Mühsam, Ernst Reuter and Renée
Note: Some of these redlinks have different names.
See first: de:Kategorie:Friedhof in Berlin and de:Berliner
Stahnsdorf near Berlin, Südwest-Kirchhof Stahnsdorf
(Stahnsdorf Southwest Cemetery). Burial site of
Rudolf Breitscheid, Lovis Corinth, Jean Kurt Forest,
Joachim Gottschalk, Engelbert Humperdinck, Gustav
Langenscheidt and Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau.
Hamburg, Hauptfriedhof Ohlsdorf (Ohlsdorf Main Cemetery),
with 4.05 km² largest cemetery on Earth. 1.280000
Hamburg, Hauptfriedhof Öjendorf (Öjendorf
Hamburg, Jüdischer Friedhof Altona (Altona
Hamburg, Jüdischer Friedhof Ohlsdorf (Ohlsdorf
Hamburg, Jüdischer Friedhof Ottensen (Ottensen
North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Kerameikon - ancient cemetery in Athens
Proto Nekrotafio (First Cemetery of Athens) - Cemetery
in Central Athens, including the graves of many
famous Greek politicians and celebrities like Melina
Mercouri, Andreas Papandreou, George Papandreou,
George Seferis, Manos Hadjidakis.
Anastaseos tou Kyriou (Resurrection of Lord) - The
biggest public cemetery of Greece. Located east
Akrotiri, Chania, Crete - Venizelos' tombs. Burial
site of the politician Eleftherios Venizelos.
Vergina, Pella - (Macedonian Tombs). Tomb of the
ancient Macedonian King, Phillip II of Macedon.
Tatoy Royal Cemetery - Athens.
Mikra British Honorary Cemetery - Located in the
municipality of Kalamaria, in Thessaloniki. The
Memorial commemorates 478 nurses, officers and men
of the Commonwealth forces who died when troop transports
and hospital ships were lost in the Mediterranean,
and who have no grave but the sea.
Skorpios Island, Ionian Sea - Burial site of 20th
century's shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis and
his daughter Christina Onassis.
The most famous of them is Kerepesi Cemetery, one
of the biggest national pantheons in Europe, where
several Hungarian notables are buried in ornate
monuments. The second most significant may be Farkasréti
Cemetery, including the graves of further illustrious
The largest cemetery in Budapest (and
one of the largest ones in Europe) is Új
köztemeto (New Public Cemetery); it comprises
an area of about 2.07 km².
Other cemeteries in Budapest:
Angeli Street Cemetery
Csörsz Street Cemetery (Orthodox Jewish cemetery,
out of use since 1961)
Gránátos Street Cemetery (Orthodox
Kerepesi Cemetery (Kerepesi temeto; official name:
Fiumei úti sírkert)
Kozma Street Jewish Cemetery (the biggest Jewish
cemetery in Hungary, with the monument of 600,000
New Public Cemetery (Új köztemeto; Rákoskeresztúri
Tamás Street Urn Cemetery
Újpest, Megyeri Cemetery
Imogiri - founded by Sultan Agung
Astan-e Quds-e Razavi in Mashhad
Bam cemetery in Bam
Behesht-e Fazl in Neyshabur (Where Fazlinb-e shazan-e
Neyshaburi's shrine is placed)
Behesht-e Zahra in Tehran - largest Iranian cemetery
Beheshtieh in Tehran - Jewish cemetery
Gurestan Bastani, Bushehr (the ancient cemetery,
Maghbarat ol-Shoara (the Poets’ cemetery in
Vadi-e Rahmat, Tabriz Cemetery
Naqsh-e Rustam (Achaemenid Royal Cemetery)
Shah-Abdol-Azim Cemetery, Rayy, Tehran
Shah Cheragh, Shiraz
Wadi-us-Salaam, Najaf - largest Islamic cemetery
Shuneziya, Baghdad - Burial place of saints and
many pious personalities.
Republic of Ireland
Carrowmore, County Sligo
Deansgrange, County Dublin
Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin
Huguenot Cemetery, Dublin
Newgrange, County Meath
St. Fintan's Cemetery, Sutton, Dublin
Mount Herzl, the official cemetery for the leaders
of Israel, where many Prime Ministers of Israel
and President of Israel are buried. Theodor Herzl,
Zeev Jabotinsky, Golda Meir and Yitzhak Rabin are
among those who are buried here.
Mount of Olives, in Jerusalem - in almost continual
use from First Temple times until today. Oskar Schindler
and Menachem Begin buried here.
Har HaMenuchot in Jerusalem.
Kinnereth Cemetery, a small cemetery on the Sea
of Galilee shore. The poets Rachel and Neomi Shemer
are buried here.
Basilica di San Lorenzo di Firenze, Florence - resting
place of Donatello and many members of the Medici
Basilica di Santa Croce di Firenze, Florence - resting
place of Galileo, Machiavelli, Michelangelo, Gioacchino
Rossini and many other notables;
'English' Cemetery, Florence - burial site for Elizabeth
Barrett Browning, Frances Trollope, Theodore Parker
Porte Sante, Florence - resting place of Carlo Collodi
and many others;
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice
- resting place of Titian, Claudio Monteverdi and
the heart of Antonio Canova;
Campo di Verano cemetery, Rome - Largest cemetery
Cimitero Monumentale in Milan is a very large cemetery
that includes the Famedio (Temple of Fame) where
Giuseppe Verdi, Vladimir Horowitz, Alessandro Manzoni,
Arturo Toscanini, and others are interred;
Catacombs of Rome
Mausoleum of Theodoric
Protestant Cemetery, Rome - resting place of Percy
Bysshe Shelley, John Keats;
San Michele, Venice - Venice's main cemetery and
resting place of Ezra Pound, Igor Stravinsky and
Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno, Genoa--famous
for its sepulchral sculpture and architecture.
Foreign cemeteries in Japan The Tokyo foreign cemetery
is a section of the Aoyama Reien municipal cemetery
in Aoyama, Tokyo. It is currently (2005) under threat
from the city's bureaucracy which is planning to
make a park on the site and has posted Kanpo notices
in front of endangered graves for which fees have
not been paid by families of the deceased. These
notices expire at the end of September 2005 - after
which the graves may be removed and reburied elsewhere.
Nagasaki has three main international
cemeteries: 1) Inasa International Cemetery, which
is the oldest foreign cemetery in Japan and consists
of separate plots for Chinese, Dutch and Russian
people; 2) Oura International Cemetery, which was
established in the early 1860's near the site of
the Nagasaki Foreign Settlement and served the foreign
community until being closed in 1888; and 3) Sakamoto
International Cemetery, which has some 440 graves
including that of Scottish merchant Thomas Blake
The Kobe cemetery is on Mount Futatabi
in a pleasant woodland location and has the graves
of many long-term residents, including Alexander
The Yokohama cemetery, located in
Naka ward, includes among many others the grave
of Charles Lennox Richardson, murdered in the Namamugi
Incident in September 1862, John Wilson, and that
of Charles Wirgman. The French military advisors
of the Boshin War, François Bouffier, Jean
Marlin, and Auguste Pradier are also buried there.
On the weekends of the Spring, Summer
and Fall (from noon to 4:00 p.m.), the cemetery
is opened up to the public for a small donation
to help with the upkeep of the premises. Visitors
will get a small pamphlet showing graves of interest,
and they can also view the museum at the site. These
events are organized by the Yokohama Foreign General
The Hakodate cemetery includes the grave of a mariner
from the fleet of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry.
Wajee Nature Park, Nyeri, resting place of Robert
Baden-Powell founder of the Scouting movement.
Rasos Cemetery, Vilnius
Bukit China in Malacca is the largest (250,000 m²)
Chinese cemetery outside China, with graves that
date back to the Ming dynasty.
Tanjung Kupang Memorial
Taiping War Cemetery
Labuan War Cemetery
Panteón de Dolores, Mexico City
Panteón Español, Mexico City
Panteón Francés, Mexico City
Panteón de Belén, Guadalajara, Jalisco
Panteón del Carmen, Monterrey, Nuevo León
Panteón de Dolores, Monterrey, Nuevo León
Parque funeral Guadalupe, Monterrey, Nuevo León
Panteones Municipales de Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo
Panteón del Roble, Monterrey, Nuevo León
Panteón Valle de Paz, Monterrey, Nuevo León
Panteón Tepeyac, Monterrey, Nuevo León
Westerkerk, Amsterdam - Resting place of Rembrandt
Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam - Resting place of Joost
van den Vondel, Michiel de Ruyter
Nieuwe Kerk, Delft - Resting place of William I
of Orange, most members of House of Orange
Oude Kerk, Delft - Resting place of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek,
Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Maarten Tromp, Johannes Vermeer
Holten Canadian War Cemetery
Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery
Bergen op Zoom Canadian War Cemetery
Northern Cemetery (Dunedin) - final resting place
of Thomas Bracken, author of New Zealand's national
anthem, God Defend New Zealand.
Miani Sahib Qabaristan (Lahore) - Hundreds of years
old, it is the largest cemetery in Lahore, contains
graves of saints and pious people.
Makli Hill (Thatta) - One of the largest cemeteries
in the world, contains hundreds of graves of saints,
pious people, local rulers and kings.
Presbitero Maestro is one of the cemeteries in the
capital city of Peru, Lima. The architectural styles
of the mausoleums found within are broad ranging.
It houses the remains of several important political,
military and literary figures. Most prominent of
all the mausoleums is the Panteón de los
Próceres where heroes of the War of the Pacific
(1879-1884) are buried.
El Panteón de los PróceresBy 1786,
the Spanish Viceroy Jose Abascal recommended the
construction of a general cemetery in Lima. This
wasn't finished until 1807, thanks to the effort
of the Priest Matías Maestro. This multifaceted
man, born in Vitoria (Spain)in 1776, came to Peru
by the end of the 18th century to start a new business.
In 1793, he became a Catholic Priest and since then
he dedicated to “renew” the churches
and altarpieces with the latest fashion style: Neoclassicism.
He became General Director of Lima’s Public
Beneficence Society in 1826 and died on January
7th of 1835.
Gliwice - New Jewish Cemetery (Szobiszowice) (pol.
Nowy Cmentarz Zydowski),
Kraków - Rakowice Cemetery,
Kraków - Skalka,the "National Pantheon",
Kraków - Wawel Cathedral, burial place for
Polish kings, bishops of Kraków,poets and
Szczecin - Central Cemetery, - one of the largest
cemeteries in Europe,
Warsaw - Powazki Cemetery, among those interred
here are film director Krzysztof Kieslowski and
Nobel Prize winning author Wladyslaw Reymont,
Wroclaw - Old Jewish Cemetery - The most famous
person buried here is Ferdinand Lassalle, the founder
of German Socialist Party.
Church of Santa Engrácia - the National Pantheon,
burial place of Amália Rodrigues, Vasco da
Gama among others.
Puerto Rico National Cemetery in Bayamón
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery in Old
San Juan, bural place of authors Pedro Salinas,
Muna Lee and singer Tony Croatto
Bellu cemetery, Bucharest
Merry Cemetery, Sapânta (Maramures)
Central Cemetery, Cluj-Napoca
Novodevichy Cemetery at the New Maidens' Convent,
Moscow - many famous Russians and citizens of the
former Soviet Union buried here including Nikita
Khrushchev, the writers Nikolai Gogol and Anton
Chekhov, and composers Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri
Vagankovskoye Cemetery, Moscow, Russia is the burial
site for Inga Artamonova, Vladimir Vysotsky, Sergei
Yesenin, and others.
Donskoe Cemetery in Moscow is an old necropolis
next to the Donskoy Monastery.
Rogozhskoye cemetery in Moscow is the center of
Old Believer community in Russia and the world.
Tikhvin Cemetery at the Alexander Nevsky Monastery,
St. Petersburg, Russia. Among those interred here
is author Fyodor Dostoevsky, scientist Mikhail Lomonosov,
and composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Persian Shiite Cemetery, St. Petersburg
Peter and Paul Fortress, Petersburg - all Russian
Tsars since Peter the Great are buried in the cathedral.
Piskarevskoye Memorial Cemetery, St Petersburg -
burial ground for the victims of the Siege of Leningrad
and probably the largest cemetery in the world by
the number of people interred.
Komarovo Cemetery, Komarovo, Saint Petersburg -
burial place of Saint Petersburg scientific and
cultural intelligentsia such as Anna Akhmatova
Novodevichy Cemetery (Saint Petersburg) should be
distinguished from the eponymous cemetery in Moscow.
Lenin's Mausoleum - the final resting place of Vladimir
Lenin, with his embalmed body on public display.
Kremlin Wall Necropolis - part of the Kremlin Wall
where Soviet governments buried many prominent Communist
Pantheon, Moscow - a project in the 1950s to construct
a monumental memorial tomb in Moscow, Soviet Union.
Slavín monumental memorial and cemetery of
fallen Soviet Army soldiers in Bratislava
National Cemetery in Martin
Cemeteries of Villages in Eastern Slovakia
Novo Groblje in Belgrade - burial ground of many
Seoul National Cemetery
Daejeon National Cemetery
Cementerio de la Almudena - Madrid's largest cemetery
El Escorial - burial place for the monarchs of Spain
Cementerio de San Fernando - Sevilla's cemetery
Panteón de Hombres Ilustres, in Madrid
Royal Chapel of Granada, where the Catholic Monarchs,
Isabella and Ferdinand with Joanna of Castile "La
Loca" and Philip the Handsome lie.
Valle de los Caídos. Francisco Franco, Primo
de Rivera, and more than 30.000 soldiers of both
factions deceased in the Spanish Civil War lay there.
Baqi Cemetery, Medina
Ma'ala Cemetery, Mecca
Both these cemeteries are outstanding religiously
historical burial grounds. Eminent early Islamic
figures are buried at both these sites as well as
other places. However, these two cemeteries are
held in esteem. Many people even today desire these
sites to be their final journey.
Norra begravningsplatsen, established in 1827 in
northern Stockholm, is the burial site for a number
of Swedish notables including Alfred Nobel, Ingrid
Bergman and Ulrich Salchow.
Skogskyrkogården, a relatively new cemetery
opened in 1920 in southern Stockholm, has been named
a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Amongst others, the
cemetery contains the graves of actress Greta Garbo.
Uppsala Cathedral is the burial site for several
Swedish kings and queens from the 16th and 17th
century, as well as Carolus Linnaeus and Emanuel
Swedenborg. The nearby Old Graveyard houses the
grave of Dag Hammarskjöld.
Bremgartenfriedhof: Michail Alexandrowitsch Bakunin.
Schosshaldenfriedhof: Paul Klee.
Friedhof Bümpliz (with sculptures by Schang
Jüdischer Friedhof Bern: Max Horkheimer.
Cimetière des Rois
Kilchberg, Zurich: burial site for Thomas Mann,
Katia Mann, Erika Mann, Golo Mann, Conrad Ferdinand
Cemetery Morcote: burial site for Alexander Moissi
(1879-1935), Georges Baklanoff (1882-1938), Georg
Kaiser (1878-1945), Eugen d'Albert (1864-1932).
Friedhof Fluntern: burial site for Elias Canetti,
Kurt Früh, Therese Giehse, Fritz Hug, James
Joyce, Karl Moser, Lavoslav Ruicka, Paul Scherrer,
Privatfriedhof Hohe Promenade: Grabstädte Arnold
Escher von der Linth.
Friedhof Manegg: Walter Matthias Diggelmann, Alfred
Escher, Friedrich Glauser, Kurt Gloor, Othmar Schoeck.
Friedhof Nordheim: Albin Zollinger.
Friedhof Rehalp: Heinrich Federer.
Friedhof Sihlfeld: Alfred Friedrich Bluntschli,
Karl Culmann, Gustav Gull, Rudolf Koller, Johanna
Spyri, August Bebel, Henri Dunant, Gottfried Keller.
Bab-e-Sagheer Cemetery (Damascus) - One of the most
famous cemeteries in the Muslim world, it contains
the resting places of the Wives of Prophet R.A,
Companions of the Prophet Muhammad SAW, saints and
other pious personalities.
Republic of China (Taiwan)
Chin Pao San
Wuchih Mountain Military Cemetery
Tamsui Foreign Cemetery
Cebeci Asri Cemetery: The cemetery for high ranked
public and military officials in Ankara
Turkish State Cemetery: Cemetery in Ankara reserved
for presidents, prime ministers and high ranked
military officials fought at the Turkish War of
Beach Cemetery, Anzac: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
cemetery containing the remains of allied troops
who died during the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915
Karacaahmet Cemetery: 400 year-old cemetery in Üsküdar,
Zincirlikuyu Cemetery : One of the greatest cemeteries
Lychakivskiy Cemetery, Lviv - The burial site for
Polish and Ukrainian notables including writer Maria
Konopnicka and the poet, Ivan Franko.
Abney Park, Stoke Newington, London - Opened in
1840, it is one of London's Magnificent Seven cemeteries
and was the first wholly non-denominational cemetery
in Europe; architecture by William Hosking, arboretum
by Loddiges, design concept by George Collison based
partly on the 'New World' principles and designs
of Mount Auburn Cemetery. Although open to all,
it became particularly noted as the main C19th burial
place of English nonconformist ministers, scholars
and missionaries as Bunhill Fields became full
Aldershot Military Cemetery, first enclosed in 1856,
it is the final resting place Military personal
of all ranks, or ex military personnel and for internment
of wives and families, and for some civilians who
have spent their life with the army.
Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol - established 1837,
first burial 1839
Ballyoan Cemetery, County Londonderry
Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast
Brompton Cemetery- Opened in 1840, it is one of
London's Magnificent Seven cemeteries and is the
final resting place for a number of prominent persons
including Samuel Cunard, Emmeline Pankhurst, Sir
Charles Fremantle amongst others.
Brookwood Cemetery - Brookwood, Woking,Surrey -
resting place for over 240,000 people.
Bunhill Fields, London, England - note as the main
late C17th, C18th and early C19th burial place of
nonconformist ministers, scholars, and literary
figures including John Bunyan, William Blake, Isaac
Watts and Daniel Defoe
Canongate Kirkyard, Edinburgh, Scotland - Resting
place of Adam Smith, regarded as the founder of
Ford Park Cemetery, Plymouth, England
Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, London,
Highgate Cemetery, London, is notable for its Egyptian
Avenue and Lebanon Circle. The tomb of Karl Marx,
topped with a huge bronze bust, is here. Highgate
is also the final resting place of Douglas Adams,
Jacob Bronowski, Charles Cruft, George Eliot, Michael
Faraday, William Friese-Greene, Stella Gibbons,Sheila
Gish, Radclyffe Hall, Leslie Hutchinson, Sidney
Nolan, prolific actor Sir Ralph Richardson, Christina
Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti, Elizabeth Siddal,
Herbert Spencer, Feliks Topolski and Max Wall.
Iona Abbey, last resting place of many kings of
Scotland, and Labour leader John Smith
Kensal Green Cemetery, London, oldest English cemetery
of its type still in operation, many elaborate Victorian
mausoleums, including those of William Makepeace
Thackeray and Anthony Trollope.
Milltown Cemetery, Falls Road, Belfast
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery at Kensal Green
in London is the final resting place for a number
of notables including Prince Louis Lucien Bonaparte,
Sax Rohmer and Krystyna Skarbek.
St Botolph Aldersgate, London
St Margarets, London
St Paul's Cathedral, London
Victoria Gate, Hyde Park
Westminster Abbey, London, also the final resting
place of prolific stage and screen actor Lord Laurence
West Norwood Cemetery, one of London's Magnificent
Seven, containing a record 65 listed monuments,
and many notables including Sir Henry Bessemer,
Dr William Marsden, Sir Hiram Maxim, Paul Julius
Baron von Reuter
Glasgow Necropolis, Glasgow, Scotland - Better known
for its elaborate mausolea than celebrated cadavers.
United States of America
Ahavas Chesed Cemetery, Mobile
Church Street Graveyard, Mobile
Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham - Bear Bryant, Eddie
Kendricks, Sun Ra.
Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile
Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville
Oak Hill Cemetery, Birmingham - Louise Wooster
Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery - Hank Williams
Old Catholic Cemetery, Mobile
Sha'arai Shomayim Cemetery, Mobile
Pine Hill Cemetery, Auburn
Boothill Graveyard (Tombstone, Arizona) - Billy
Clanton, Frank McLaury, and Tom McLaury.
Greenwood Memory Lawn (Phoenix, Arizona) - Walter
Mesa Cemetery (Mesa, Arizona) - Waylon Jennings,
and Ernesto Miranda.
National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona (Phoenix,
Paradise Memorial Gardens (Scottsdale, Arizona)
- Elisabeth Kübler-Ross.
Pioneer & Military Memorial Park (Phoenix, Arizona)
- Darrell Duppa, and King Woolsey.
Railroad Park (Willcox, Arizona) - Rex Allen and
his horse, KoKo.
Wittmann Cemetery (Wittmann, Arizona)
Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock - known as Westminster
Abbey of Arkansas;
Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles;
Calvary Cemetery, East Los Angeles;
Centerville Pioneer Cemetery, Fremont;
Chapel of the Pines Crematory, Los Angeles;
Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma is the burial
site of William Randolph Hearst and other members
of the Hearst family plus prominent citizens from
the San Francisco area.
Eden Memorial Park Cemetery, Mission Hills, Los
El Camino Memorial Park, San Diego, California.
Evergreen Cemetery, Oakland - Final resting place
of Black Panther co-founder Huey P. Newton.
Forest Lawn Cemetery (Cathedral City);
Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery, Los Angeles
- resting place for Stan Laurel, Buster Keaton,
Charles Laughton, Marty Feldman, Lee van Cleef,
Telly Savalas, Liberace, Andy Gibb, Ricky Nelson,
Bette Davis; Lucille Ball was originally interred
here, but her remains were relocated to Jamestown,
New York in 2002.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale - satirized
in Evelyn Waugh's novel, The Loved One.
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, Point Loma, San
Diego County, California.
Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Los Altos - Final resting
place of historian Iris Chang.
Grand View Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale -
Edna Purviance, Chill Wills, Leo G. Carroll.
Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno.
Hills of Eternity Cemetery, Colma (known as the
"City of the Dead"), burial place of Wyatt
Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery, Culver City - Al
Jolson, Jack Benny and Milton Berle are buried here.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles
- burial place of Mel Blanc, Rudolph Valentino,
Bugsy Siegel, John Huston and the Chandler family
of Los Angeles Times fame. Jayne Mansfield and Johnny
Ramone have cenotaphs.
Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, (suburb of San Francisco)
- Joe DiMaggio, California Governor Edmund G. (Pat)
Brown, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone, Bank
of America founder, A.P. Giannini, musician Vince
Guaraldi, and Abigail Folger.
Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City - Bing Crosby,
Lawrence Welk, Sharon Tate, and Bela Lugosi are
among the Holy Cross residents.
Home of Peace Cemetery, East Los Angeles - two of
the Three Stooges were interred here;
Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood;
Los Angeles National Cemetery, West Los Angeles;
Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery, Hollywood Hills,
Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael, California
is the burial site of Bessie Barriscale, Howard
C. Hickman Ernie Nevers, and Diane Marie Antonia
Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland - burial place of
many important people from Californian (and American)
history, including Elizabeth Short, Henry Kaiser,
Julia Morgan, and 3 California governors.
Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery, Chatsworth, Los
Old City Cemetery (also known as Sacramento Historic
Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside
Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier - the largest
cemetery in the world; resting place of Alvin Ailey,
Jr., Haing S. Ngor and others.
San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Mission Hills, Los
Stanford Mausoleum, Stanford University - Leland
Stanford, Jr., and his parents Leland Stanford and
Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery, North Hollywood,
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Westwood,
Los Angeles - Marilyn Monroe, Frank Zappa, Billy
Wilder, Natalie Wood;
Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery, Santa Monica;
All Saint's Cemetery, North Haven;
Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven;
Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport;
District of Columbia
Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Holy Rood Cemetery, (on the grounds of Georgetown
University), Washington, D.C.
Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington D.C.
Limona Cemetery, Brandon
Geneva Cemetery, Geneva is where Lewis Paine, a/k/a
Lewis Thornton Powell, co-conspirator in the assassination
of President Abraham Lincoln, is buried.
Ocoee Cemetery, Ocoee, FL
Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, made famous by the
Bird Girl sculpture featured on the cover of the
book, and in the movie of, Midnight in the Garden
of Good and Evil;
Forest Lawn Cemetery, College Park - Final resting
place of Whitman Mayo (actor who played Grady Wilson
on the 1970s hit sitcom "Sanford and Son").
Lincoln Cemetery, Atlanta - Final resting place
of Theodore "Tiger" Flowers (first African-American
middle-weight boxing champion) and Rev. Hosea L.
Williams (civil rights leader who worked with Martin
Luther King, Jr.)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Non-Violent Social
Change, Atlanta - Final resting place of civil rights
icon Martin Luther King, Jr.
Morehouse College, Atlanta - Final resting place
of Dr. John Hope (President of Atlanta University)
and wife, Dr. Benjamin E. Mays (President of Morehouse
College and mentor to Martin Luther King, Jr.) and
Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, is where Margaret Mitchell,
author of Gone with the Wind, Maynard H. Jackson
(first black mayor of Atlanta), Bobby Jones (famed
golfer) are buried. It is also known for its Victorian
memorials to the Confederate cause and Confederate
Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, is where numerous
Georgia politicians, Confederate soldiers, University
of Georgia (UGA) presidents and other notable UGA
and Athens people are buried. Dean Rusk, former
United States Secretary of State, and Ricky Wilson,
guitarist in the rock band The B-52's, are buried
in this cemetery.
Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, is where Allman Brothers
Band guitarist Duane Allman and bassist Berry Oakley
South-View Cemetery, Atlanta- Final resting place
of Alonzo F. Herndon (Atlanta's first black millionaire),
Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr. and Mrs. Martin Luther
King, Sr. (mother and father of Martin Luther King,
Westview Cemetery, Atlanta- Largest Cemetery in
Southeastern United States. Final resting place
of Henry W. Grady, Joel Chandler Harris (Author),
Asa Candler(businessman) and Rev. Dr. Corneilus
L. Henderson (United Methodist Church Minister/Bishop).
St. James Episcopal Cemetery, Marietta. The final
resting place of both JonBenet Ramsey and Patsy
Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kane‘ohe,
Honolulu, Hawai‘i, official state veterans
cemetery for those who served in the United States
Honolulu Catholic Cemetery, 839A South King Street,
Honolulu. Notable persons interred here include
the Roman Catholic bishops of the Vicariate Apostolic
of the Hawaiian Islands, as well as other famous
persons such as Congressional delegate Robert Wilcox
and Tahitian princess Eugénie Ninito Sumner.
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl,
Honolulu, Hawai‘i, official United States
Armed Forces cemetery comparable to Arlington National
Cemetery, final resting place of Spanish-American
War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam
War and Gulf War dead. Also interred are the former
Governors of Hawai‘i, influential American
statesmen, Challenger disaster victims, among others.
Royal Masoleum at Mauna‘ala, Nu‘uanu,
Honolulu, Hawai‘i, official resting place
of the Kamehameha and Kalakaua dynasties who reigned
over the Kingdom of Hawai‘i
USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor, O‘ahu,
Hawai‘i, official resting place of those killed
during the attack on Honolulu on 7 December 1941
Valley of the Temples, Kane‘ohe, Honolulu,
Hawai‘i, home of the Byodo-In Temple and final
resting place of Walter F. Dillingham. Former Philippines
dictator President Ferdinand E. Marcos was also
entombed here for a brief period, and his mausoleum
was open to public visitation, until his body was
returned to the Philippines where it remains until
today on permanent display in a shrine specially
built for him in the family's home province of Ilocos
Ketchum Cemetery, Ketchum, Idaho - Burial place
of Ernest Hemingway
Bachelor's Grove Cemetery - a small, abandoned and
reportedly haunted cemetery.
Graceland Cemetery - resting place of many members
of Chicago's architectural, political, and industrial
elite. Marshall Field, Cyrus McCormick, Carter Harrison,
Potter Palmer, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Louis Sullivan,
and Daniel Burnham are a few famous people buried
Mount Carmel Cemetery - the final resting place
of several Bishops and Archbishops of Chicago, as
well as organized crime figures such as Al Capone.
The cemetery is located just west of Chicago in
Rosehill Cemetery - Julius Rosenwald, Oscar Meyer
Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago - burial site for Enrico
Fermi, Cap Anson, Jesse Owens and other notables.
Westlawn Cemetery - Jack Ruby, Abe Saperstein.
Burr Oak Cemetery and Restvale Cemetery, Alsip (near
Chicago) - are the final resting places for many
prominent African-American musicians and other personalities
including Muddy Waters, Dinah Washington, Candy
Jim Taylor, Ezzard Charles.
Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Listed on the
cemetery National Registry in 1994. Memorials created
by significant artists, including Alexander Stirling
Calder and Paul de Vigne.
Evergreen Cemetery in Bloomington - resting place
of former Vice President of the United States Adlai
E. Stevenson I, former U.S. Ambassdor to the United
Nations Adlai Stevenson II, and former U.S. Supreme
Court Justice David Davis, among others.
Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield - resting place
of former President of the United States Abraham
Lincoln, and members of his family, as well as notable
state of Illinois politicians.
German Waldheim Cemetery - Including several anarchists
and socialists, including the Haymarket Martyrs,
Emma Goldman, and others.
Jewish Waldheim Cemetery
Showmen's Rest - circus performers
Maplewood Cemetery Rantoul Holy Sepulchre Rantoul
Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis - third largest
cemetery in the United States (by area) and burial
place of John Dillinger, Charles Fairbanks, Dr.
Richard Jordan Gatling, President Benjamin Harrison,
James Whitcomb Riley, eleven Indiana Governors and
fourteen Indiana Mayors.
Flanner and Buchanan, with 5 locations.
Heady Lane Cemetery, Fishers, Indiana-small cemetery
which dates back to the early 1800s and has many
members of the Heady family in it.
Park Cemetery, Fairmount - burial place of James
Beech Grove Cemetery Orange County, Indiana. Very
Large, originally a Quaker Cemetery
Hunt Cemetery Orange County, Indiana
Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque. One of the main cemeteries
for people living in the Dubuque area. Originally
it was the cemetery for the city's Protestants,
but now it serves people of all faiths. A number
of prominent Iowans are buried at the cemetery.
Logan Park Cemetery, Sioux City- burial place of
cartoonist, Jay Darling and of notable historical
Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque. This cemetery was
originally the main burial location for the German
Catholics of Dubuque. It is presently one of the
two main Catholic cemeteries in Dubuque.
Mount Olivet Cemetery, Dubuque. This cemetery, along
with Mount Calvary Cemetery, is one of two main
Catholic cemeteries in Dubuque.
Oakdale Cemetery, Davenport. Burial place of jazz
legend, Bix Beiderbecke.
Oakland Cemetery, Centerville. This cemetery is
the city owned cemetery for Centerville and is the
burial place of former Governor of Iowa, Francis
Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City. This cemetery is home
to the Black Angel, a burial monument surrounded
by mystery and superstition.
Saint Joseph Cemetery, Earling.
Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Founded in 1862. Burial place of Civil War and Indian
War veterans, including eight Medal of Honor recipients,
and the Fort and town's namesake, Brigadier General
Sunset Cemetery, Manhattan. The first cemetery in
Manhattan, founded in 1860. It is the burial place
of the fourth Governor of Kansas Nehemiah Green,
Earl Woods, scientist Samuel Wendell Williston,
anthropologist Solon Toothaker Kimball, and other
local notables, including one Medal of Honor recipient.
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville - burial
place of President Zachary Taylor.
Cave Hill Cemetery and Arboretum, Louisville - burial
place of Colonel Sanders.
Moffitt Cemetery, Milton - a part of the film Some
Came Running, starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin
and Shirley MacLaine, was shot on location here.
Lexington Cemetery, Lexington - established 1849.
Burial place of Henry Clay, John Hunt Morgan, and
John Cabell Breckinridge.
Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans - grandest of the
city's cemeteries, it is the burial site of notables
such as Al Hirt, P.G.T. Beauregard and others. Because
of the high water table (parts of the city are below
sea level), graves in New Orleans cemeteries are
St. Louis Cemetery #1,#2,#3, New Orleans - burial
place of Marie Laveau, Voodoo Queen of New Orleans,
and many notable pirates and politicians.
First Parish Cemetery, York
Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg
Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, Timonium
Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring - Mattie
Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore - final resting place
of Samuel Arnold, John Wilkes Booth, Allen Dulles,
Johns Hopkins, Benjamin Chew Howard, Joseph E. Johnston,
Sidney Lanier, and many other important Marylanders
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Suitland
Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore - final resting
place of Charles Joseph Bonaparte, Frederick William
Nicholls Crouch, H. L. Mencken, Ottmar Mergenthaler,
Mary Pickersgill, and many other important Marylanders.
Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick - Barbara Fritchie,
Francis Scott Key
Old Saint Paul's Cemetery, Baltimore - Lewis Armistead,
George Atzerodt, Samuel Chase, John Eager Howard,
and many other important Marylanders.
United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis
Saint Mary's Cemetery, Rockville - F Scott Fitzgerald
Westminster Hall and Burying Ground, Baltimore -
James McHenry, Edgar Allan Poe, and many other important
U.S. National Cemetery
Assonet Burying Ground, Assonet - burial site of
John M. Deane, Civil War era Medal of Honor recipient.
Copp's Hill, Boston - 17th century
Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, garden cemetery,
Granary Burying Ground, Boston - 17th century
Greek Theology School of Boston, Iakovos, Archbishop
Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline - Joseph P. Kennedy,
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (first resting place of
Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, later reinterred at Arlington
King's Chapel, Boston - 17th century
Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, first garden cemetery,
picturesque landscaping; bird, plant, and tree sanctuary,
featured in The Thomas Crown Affair (1968).
Salem Street Burying Ground, Medford, founded late
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord - Henry David Thoreau,
Swampscott Cemetery, Swampscott - Burial site of
Anthony M. Pizzi and Lydia T. Pizzi
All Saints Cemetery, Waterford
Eden Cemetery, Mason, Michigan
Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan, burial place
of Lewis Cass, Zachariah Chandler, Coleman Young,
and many other notable people, especially from the
Evergreen Cemetery, Muskegon
Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan
Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Michigan
Guardian Angel Cemetery, Oakland Township
Hawley Cemetery, Mason, Michigan
Holy Cross Cemetery, Detroit
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield
Knapp Cemetery, Northville
Lakeside Cemetery, Muskegon, Michigan
Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron, Michigan
Leek Cemetery, Mason, Michigan
Maple Grove Cemetery, Mason, Michigan
Maple Ridge Cemetery, Holt, Michigan
Michigan Memorial Cemetery, Flat Rock, Michigan
Mona View Cemetery, Muskegon Heights, Michigan
Mount Carmel Cemetery, Wyandotte
Mount Elliott Cemetery, Detroit
Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit
Norton Cemetery, Norton Shores
Oakwood Cemetery, Muskegon
Pine Tree Cemetery, Corunna
Restlawn Cemetery, Muskegon, Michigan
Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township
Rural Hill Cemetery, Northville
St. Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights
St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Claybanks Township,
Oceana County, Michigan
Thayer Cemetery, Northville
Waterford Cemetery, Northville
White Chapel Cemetery, Troy
William Ganong Cemetery, Westland
Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit
Yerkes Cemetery, Northville
Pine Grove Cemetery, Millington. Final resting place
of Kayla Rolland.
Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, burial
place of Orville Freeman, Hubert Humphrey, Muriel
Humphrey, Frank C. Mars, Karl Mueller, Floyd B.
Olson, Rudy Perpich, John S. Pillsbury, Tiny Tim,
Paul Wellstone, and many other prominent Minnesotans
involved in it's founding and development.
Bellefontaine and Calvary Cemeteries, St. Louis,
are the final resting place for William Burroughs,
Sara Teasdale, Tennessee Williams, Kate Chopin,
William Clark and others.
Prospect Hill Cemetery in North Omaha, Nebraska
is the pioneer cemetery of Omaha, Nebraska, and
is home to almost all of Omaha's founding fathers
Merrill Cemetery, Manchester - "Commodore"
George Washington Morrison Nutt, promoted by P.T.
Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester - Composer Horace
Johnson, Governor Person Colby Cheney
Valley Cemetery, Manchester - 20-acre garden cemetery,
founded 1841, final resting place for many New Hampshire
congressmen, U.S. Senators, governors and Manchester's
Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, New Jersey - burial
place of General George B. McClellan.
Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands -- President Chester
Bayside Acacia Cemetery, Bayside, Queens
Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens;
Cemetery of the Gate of Heaven, Hawthorne - Babe
Ruth, James Cagney, Anna Held, and others;
Cemetery of the Evergreens, Brooklyn
Cold Springs Cemetery, near Carlisle Gardens, New
Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn
Salem Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn
Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale - Joan Crawford, Judy
Garland, Malcolm X, Aaliyah, and others;
Flushing Cemetery, Queens - Louis Armstrong
Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo - Millard Fillmore,
Rick James, Red Jacket
Forest Park Cemetery, Brunswick -- a famous "haunted"
Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Westchester County, New
Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery,
Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn - Samuel Morse, William
March "Boss" Tweed, F.A.O. Schwarz and
Jean-Michel Basquiat are among the burials here;
Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla - Ayn Rand, Tommy Dorsey,
Lou Gehrig and other personalities are interred
Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens
Machpelah Cemetery, Queens - Harry Houdini is interred
The Moravian Cemetery in New Dorp on Staten Island
is the final resting place for several members of
the Vanderbilt family.
Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester - Susan B. Anthony,
Frederick Douglass, Lewis Henry Morgan, John Jacob
Bausch and Henry Lomb, Frank E. Gannett, Hiram Sibley,
Dr. Hartwell Carver, Myron Holley, George B. Selden,
and many more.
Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, Queens
New York Marble Cemetery, East Village, Manhattan
is the oldest non-sectarian cemetery in New York
Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, New York
Oakwood Cemetery, Troy - Samuel Wilson aka Uncle
Saint Anthony's Lutheran Cemetery, Sanborn
Saint Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale - Interred here
are Peter J. Brennan, Clarence Williams, Vitas Gerulaitis,
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow - Washington
Irving, Elizabeth Arden, Walter Chrysler, William
Rockefeller, Samuel Gompers, Andrew Carnegie, are
among notables buried here. Cemetery named by Washington
Trinity Churchyard, New York City - Astor family
members; Blair family members
Witmer Road Cemetery, Niagara Falls, New York
Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx - Duke Ellington, Herman
Melville, and Joseph Pulitzer are among those buried
at this Woodlawn.
Union cemetery,Fort Edward final resting place ofKen
Old Chapel Hill Cemetery, Chapel Hill
Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington.
New Bern National Cemetery
Raleigh National Cemetery
Salisbury National Cemetery
Wilmington National Cemetery
Brock Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio - Annie Oakley
Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus - William Dennison,
Jim Rhodes, Eddie Rickenbacker, and James Thurber.
Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland - burial site for President
James A. Garfield, John D. Rockefeller, Eliot Ness
Mansfield Catholic Cemetery, Mansfield, Ohio. Famous
architect F.F. Schnitzer buried here.
Rose Hill Cemetery in Massillon, Ohio - Paul Brown
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, Cincinnati,
Ohio - largest non-profit private (second largest
overall) cemetery in the United States (725+ acres)
- Bob Braun, Salmon P. Chase, and Levi Coffin.
Union Cemetery in Columbus, Ohio - Moses Fleetwood
Walker, Dave Thomas, Woody Hayes.
Woodland Cemetery, Dayton - gravesites of Wilbur
and Orville Wright, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Erma Bombeck
Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo - gravesites of Samuel
M. Jones, Edward Drummond Libbey, Morrison Waite
Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, OK - burial site
for comedian Sam Kinison, controversial religious
figure Susan Alamo, major league baseball player
Carl Morton, religious figure Evelyn Roberts and
musician Bob Wills.
Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK - burial
site for noted aviator Wiley Post
Ross Cemetery, Park Hill, OK - burial site for many
noted Cherokee leaders including that of Cherokee
chief John Ross.
Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh (Lawrenceville neighborhood)
- Stephen Foster, Josh Gibson, and other notable
personalities from the Pittsburgh area.
Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia - Burial
site of Benjamin Franklin and four other signers
of the Declaration of Independence.
East Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Easton Cemetery, Easton-Burial site of George Taylor
a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Fairview Cemetery, Pen Argyl - burial place of Jayne
Gettysburg National Cemetery, at the dedication
of which in November, 1863 President Abraham Lincoln
delivered his famous Gettysburg Address
Greenwood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - August
Wilson and other African-American notable personalities
from the Pittsburgh area.
Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Squirrel
Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, garden cemetery
Mikveh Israel Cemetery, Philadelphia, oldest Jewish
cemetery in Philadelphia; founded 1738.
Mount Moriah Cemetery (Philadelphia)
Mount Peace Cemetery , Philadelphia, also known
as Odd Fellows Cemetery - George Lippard
Resurrection Cemetery, Wescosville--Cemetery for
the Diocese of Allentown (Lehigh Valley).
St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Cemetery,
Pittsburgh - Burial site of Andy Warhol
Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport--one of the largest
in the Eastern United States
North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island, oldest
cemetery in Providence, many notable Rhode Islanders
are buried here.
Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island, established
in 1846 on a 60-acre tract of land bordering the
Neck Road and extending easterly to the shore of
the Seekonk River.
Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis
De Smet Cemetery, De Smet- burial place of members
of the family of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Fort Meade National Cemetery, Sturgis
Hot Springs National Cemetery, Hot Springs
Mount Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood- burial place of
Wild Bill Hickock, Calamity Jane, and Seth Bullock.
Saint John Cemetery, Beresford- burial place of
United States Senator, William J. Bulow.
Nashville & area:
Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Goodlettsville
has a "Music Row" where a number of country
music personalities are interred, including Lefty
Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville -
burial site for Johnny Cash, Sheb Wooley, and other
country music stars;
Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville - Roy Acuff, Hank
Snow and other country music personalities;
Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Nashville - burial
site for a number of country music personalities,
including Otis Blackwell, Webb Pierce, and Johnny
Mount Olivet Cemetery (Nashville) - burials include
a significant number of politicians and country
Memphis & area:
Graceland, Memphis - burial place
of Elvis Presley;
Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis - burials include
Shawn Lane, Sam Phillips and Charlie Rich;
Hawley Cemetery, located in Matagorda County - beautifully
maintained, contains the burial place of Abel
Head "SHANGHAI" Pierce, early Cattleman.
Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas - burial
place of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Rock & Blues musician
and J.D. Tippit, Dallas police officer allegedly
killed by Lee Harvey Oswald on the day of the Kennedy
Meadowlawn Memorial Park, San Antonio, Texas - senior
citizens and civil rights activist ZerNona Black
Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Dallas
- cosmetics tycoon Mary Kay Ash, baseball great
Mickey Mantle and Academy Award winning actress
Greer Garson, among others.
Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Texas - burial place
of many prominent Texans and their spouses.
BabyHead Cemetery, Llano, Texas
Hope Cemetery, Barre, Vermont
Arlington National Cemetery, U.S. military cemetery
established during the American Civil War on the
grounds of Robert E. Lee's plantation at Arlington
House across the Potomac River from Washington,
D.C. in Arlington.
Hollywood Cemetery, located in Richmond - a large,
hilly burial place of two US presidents, the only
president of the Confederacy, and many soldiers
from the American Civil War.
Alexandria National Cemetery (VA), in Old Town Alexandria,
Virginia, is a dense and sprawling necropolis dating
back to the US Civil War.
National Memorial Park / King David Memorial Gardens;
Falls Church, Virginia.
Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Virginia; burial
site of the Confederacy during the Cival War. There
are also burial sites predating the American Revolution.
Calvary Cemetery, located in the Ravenna/Bryant
neighborhood of Seattle.
Lake View Cemetery, one of Seattle's first cemeteries
contains many local dignitaries and celebrities.
The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery is on land
adjacent to the Lake View Cemetery and contains
the graves of many who served in the U.S Civil War.
Calvary Cemetery, Milwaukee
Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee
Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee
Shah-i-Zinda. The Mausoleum of 15
Shah-i-Zinda in Persian meaning "The Living
King") is one of the world-known necropolises
of Central Asia, which is situated in the northeastern
part of Samarkand. The Shah-i-Zinda Ensemble includes
mausoleums and other ritual buildings of 9-14th
and 19th centuries.
The Campo Santo Teutonico is the old Roman cemetery
for pilgrims from the Holy Roman Empire and its
*St. Peter's Basilica, Rome - resting place of Saint
Peter, Pope John XXIII, Pope John Paul II, and many
The Panteón Nacional in Caracas is a monument
where the most famous Venezuelans are buried.
Mai Dich National Cemetery - cemetery established
after French occupation ended in 1954 in Hanoi as
a place of worship for heroes of the people. Those
buried here include statesmen, writers, poets, and
others who have close ties to Vietnam's current
Mac Ðinh Chi Cemetery - Located in the heart
of former Saigon, Mac Dinh Chi was South Vietnam's
most prestigious French colonial cemetery reserved
for celebrities, politicians and the upper class.
Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu were
interred here. In the early 1980s, Vietnam's communist
government declared the place a corrupt reminder
of the past and dissolved the cemetery by 1983.
In accordance to communist laws, bodies in Mac Dinh
Chi were exhumed, cremated and given to remaining
family members whenever possible. A theme park was
built on top of the cemetery to erase all traces
of the past.
LANIER is a New Orleans native who has studied paranormal
activities, the occult and haunting's for nearly thirty
years. She has participated in and conducted large-scale
location haunting's and recently has shifted her focus
to include the investigation and study of haunted
toys such as dolls, toy furniture, games and other
hallmarks of childhood.
paranormal studies stem from several childhood experiences
with the unknown including witnessing full body apparitions
and clairaudient encounters with deceased relatives.
These experiences continued beyond childhood and this
is when Gina resolved to learn as much as possible
about psychic and paranormal phenomenon to determine
what, exactly, was making contact with her and with
others who claimed to have been contacted from the
owns and operates a construction and refurbishment
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