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Famous People Buried in Highgate Cemetery

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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. 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.

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.
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    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
    • Profession: Sociologist, Politician, Historian, Economist, Writer, + more
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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
    • Profession: Physicist, Chemist, Scientist, Philosopher
    • Credits: Royal Institution Christmas Lectures
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    • Age: Died at 49 (1952-2001)
    • Birthplace: East of England, Eurasia, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, Cambridge, + more
    • 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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    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
    • Profession: Writer
    • Credits: Assassination of Russia
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    • Age: Died at 64 (1946-2010)
    • Birthplace: Stoke Newington, London, 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
    • 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: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Doctor Zhivago, Time Bandits, Dragonslayer, Rollerball, Watership Down, + more
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