Death

Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey 

Jerry Greenfield
Updated June 14, 2019 59.9k views 124 items

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) from London, United Kingdom
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Adam Fox is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Adam Fox
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Admiral Sir Cloudesley S... 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 Bar... 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 Cheste... 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) from Rexton, Canada
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Angela Georgina Burdett-... 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) from Warwick Castle, Warwick, United Kingdom
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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) from Düsseldorf, Germany
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Anne, Queen of Great Bri... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Dec. at 49 (1665-1714) from St James's Palace, London, England
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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) from London, United Kingdom
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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) from Canterbury, United Kingdom
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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) from Gloucester, United Kingdom
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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) from Westminster, London, United Kingdom
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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) from Paris, France
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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) from The Mount, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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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) from Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Charles II of England is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Charles II of England Dec. at 55 (1630-1685) from St James's Palace, London, England
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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) from Angus, United Kingdom
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Clement Attlee, 1st Earl... 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) from Hereford, United Kingdom
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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) from Blantyre, United Kingdom
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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 Visc... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey
Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby