Celebrities Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey  

Jerry Greenfield
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List of notable people and celebrities buried at Westminster Abbey. This list includes the names of famous and significant people whose graves, mausoleums or memorials can be found at Westminster Abbey in London and is designed to answer the question "Who is buried at Westminster Abbey?" Complete lists of interments at various cemeteries are not always revealed to the public, but a lot of information about where the gravesites and headstones of celebrities can often be found on the Web, and Westminster Abbey has released some of this information.

Cemeteries often have different policies about allowing the public to visit celebrity graves so it's a good idea to get in touch with them first before planning a trip.

Who are some famous people buried at Westminster Abbey? This list will answer that question.

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Abraham Cowley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 49 (1618-1667)

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Adam Fox is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Adam Fox Dec. at 94 (1883-1977)

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Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell

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Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Ten... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

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Alphonso, Earl of Chester is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Alphonso, Earl of Chester

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Bonar Law is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 65 (1858-1923)

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Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts

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Anne Neville is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 29 (1456-1485)

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Anne of Cleves is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 42 (1515-1557)

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Anne, Queen of Great Britain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 49 (1665-1714)

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Anne Oldfield is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Anne Oldfield Dec. at 47 (1683-1730)

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Aphra Behn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 49 (1640-1689)

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Beatrice Webb is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 85 (1858-1943)

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Ben Jonson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 65 (1572-1637)

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Catherine of Valois is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 36 (1401-1437)

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Charles Darwin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 73 (1809-1882)

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Charles Dickens is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 58 (1812-1870)

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Charles II of England is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 55 (1630-1685)

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Charles Lyell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 78 (1797-1875)

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Clement Attlee, 1st Earl Attle... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Clement Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee

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Dame Sybil Thorndike is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dame Sybil Thorndike

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David Garrick is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 62 (1717-1779)

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David Livingstone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 60 (1813-1873)

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Dr Samuel Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dr Samuel Johnson

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Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount A... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby

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Edmund Ayrton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Edmund Ayrton Dec. at 74 (1734-1808)

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Edmund Crouchback, 1st Earl of... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Edmund Crouchback, 1st Earl of Lancaster

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Edmund Spenser is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 47 (1552-1599)

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Edward I of England is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 68 (1239-1307)

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Edward III of England is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 65 (1312-1377)

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Edward Talbot, 8th Earl of Shr... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Edward Talbot, 8th Earl of Shrewsbury

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Edward V of England is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 13 (1470-1483)

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Edward VI of England is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 16 (1537-1553)

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Eleanor de Bohun is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 33 (1366-1399)

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Elizabeth I of England is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 70 (1533-1603)

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Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Boh... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 66 (1596-1662)

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Ernest Bevin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Ernest Bevin Dec. at 70 (1881-1951)

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Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron R... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford

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Francis Atterbury is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 69 (1663-1732)

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Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Ma... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon

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Gabriel Goodman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Gabriel Goodman Dec. at 73 (1528-1601)

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Gen. John Burgoyne is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Gen. John Burgoyne

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Geoffrey Chaucer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 57 (1343-1400)

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George Edmund Street is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 57 (1824-1881)

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George Frideric Handel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 74 (1685-1759)

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George Graham is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 78 (1673-1751)

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George II of Great Britain is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 77 (1683-1760)

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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albe... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

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George Villiers, 1st Duke of B... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

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Henry III of England is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 65 (1207-1272)