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List of famous people buried in Highgate Cemetery, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Highgate Cemetery. Here are also celebs who were buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park and notable people buried in Woodlawn Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Highgate Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

Located in north London, England, Highgate Cemetery is designated Grade I on the Historic England Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. Divided into East and West cemetery, the cemetery has approximately 170,000 people buried.

List ranges from Karl Marx to Douglas Adams and more.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Highgate Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Highgate Cemetery?"

From celebrity tombs at Highgate Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Highgate Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Highgate Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.

Karl Marx is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Highgate Cemetery
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Age: Died at 65 (1818-1883)

Birthplace: Trier, Germany

Nationality: Kingdom of Prussia, Germany

Profession: Sociologist, Politician, Historian, Economist Writer, + more

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#20 on The Most Influential People of All Time

#25 on The Best Jewish Authors

#70 on Historical Figures You Most Want to Bring Back from the Dead

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Michael Faraday is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Highgate Cemetery
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Age: Died at 76 (1791-1867)

Birthplace: Newington Butts, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Profession: Physicist, Chemist, Scientist, Philosopher

Credits: Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

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#40 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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Douglas Adams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Highgate Cemetery
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Age: Died at 49 (1952-2001)

Birthplace: East of England, Eurasia, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Cambridge, + more

Nationality: England

Profession: Humorist, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author Writer, + more

Credits: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Not the Nine O'Clock News, Doctor Who: Shada, Starship Titanic

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#25 on The Best Science-Fiction Authors

#53 on The Best Novelists of All Time

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Alexander Litvinenko is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Highgate Cemetery
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Age: Died at 44 (1962-2006)

Birthplace: Russia, Voronezh

Nationality: United Kingdom, Russia, Soviet Union

Profession: Writer

Credits: Assassination of Russia

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Malcolm McLaren is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Highgate Cemetery
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Age: Died at 64 (1946-2010)

Birthplace: England, London

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Profession: Impresario, Film Score Composer, Fashion designer, Entrepreneur Musician, + more

Credits: The Filth and the Fury, Fast Food Nation, The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, Who Killed Bambi? Chaos!: Ex Pistols' Secret History: The Dave Goodman Story, + more

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Herbert Spencer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Highgate Cemetery
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Age: Died at 83 (1820-1903)

Birthplace: Derby, United Kingdom

Profession: Sociologist, Philosopher

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Jeremy Beadle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Highgate Cemetery
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Age: Died at 60 (1948-2008)

Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney, London, England

Nationality: England

Profession: Presenter

Credits: Game for a Laugh, Privileged, You've Been Framed!, You've Been Framed Chain Letters, + more

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Ralph Richardson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Highgate Cemetery
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Age: Died at 81 (1902-1983)

Birthplace: England, Cheltenham

Nationality: England

Profession: Actor

Credits: Doctor Zhivago, Time Bandits, Dragonslayer, Rollerball Watership Down, + more

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