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List of famous people buried in Montparnasse 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 Montparnasse Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Montparnasse Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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

From celebrity tombs at Montparnasse Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Montparnasse Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Montparnasse Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Jean-Paul Sartre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Montparnasse Cemetery
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Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism. His ...more

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Age: Died at 75 (1905-1980)

Birthplace: Paris, France

Profession: Literary critic, Biographer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, + more

Credits: No Exit, The Wall, The Condemned of Altona, Huis clos, The Childhood of a Leader

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#42 on The Greatest Playwrights in History

#63 on The Best French Authors

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Simone de Beauvoir is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Montparnasse Cemetery
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Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, commonly known as Simone de Beauvoir, was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both ...more

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Age: Died at 78 (1908-1986)

Birthplace: Paris, France

Profession: Novelist, Writer, Philosopher

Credits: The Blood of Others

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#57 on The Best Female Authors of All Time

#65 on The Best French Authors

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Charles Baudelaire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Montparnasse Cemetery
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Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe. His most famous work, Les Fleurs du mal, expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century. Baudelaire's ...more

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Age: Died at 46 (1821-1867)

Birthplace: Paris, France

Profession: Poet, Art critic, Essayist, Translator, Writer

Credits: Les dites cariatides, The Dancing Snake

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#94 on The Best Writers of All Time

#13 on The Greatest Poets of All Time

#1 on The Best French Language Poets of All Time

#7 on The Best French Authors

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Serge Gainsbourg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Montparnasse Cemetery
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Serge Gainsbourg was a French singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor and director. Regarded as one of the most important figures in French popular music, he was renowned for his often provocative and scandalous releases, as well as his diverse artistic ...more

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Age: Died at 63 (1928-1991)

Birthplace: Paris, France

Profession: Film Score Composer, Poet, Songwriter, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Tenue de soirée, The Truth About Charlie, The Defector, Seven Deaths in the Cat's Eye, Come Dance with Me!, + more

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