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

This list has a variety of people in it, from Edgar Allan Poe to Paul Cavanagh.

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

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

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Edgar Allan Poe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 40 (1809-1849) Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of ...more

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Joseph E. Johnston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 84 (1807-1891) Joseph Eggleston Johnston was a career U.S. Army officer, serving with distinction in the Mexican-American War and Seminole Wars, and was also one of the most senior general officers in the ...more

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Benjamin Huger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 72 (1805-1877) Benjamin Huger was a career United States Army ordnance officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican–American War. He also served as a Confederate general officer during the American ...more

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John H. B. Latrobe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 88 (1803-1891)

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Samuel Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 87 (1752-1839) Samuel Smith was a United States Senator and Representative from Maryland, a mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and a general in the Maryland militia. He was the brother of cabinet secretary Robert

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Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 85 (1757-1842) Robert Smith was the second United States Secretary of the Navy from 1801 to 1809 and the sixth United States Secretary of State from 1809 to 1811. He was the brother of Senator Samuel Smith. ...more

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Samuel J. Seymour is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 96 (1860-1956) Samuel James Seymour was the last surviving person who had been present in Ford's Theatre the night of the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. He was from Maryland ...more

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Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 78 (1833-1911) Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe served seven terms as Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, during the 19th century. Latrobe was born in Baltimore, the son of John H.B. Latrobe and Virginia Charlotte ...more

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Isaac R. Trimble is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 86 (1802-1888) Isaac Ridgeway Trimble was a United States Army officer, a civil engineer, a prominent railroad construction superintendent and executive, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War, ...more

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Charles Marshall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 72 (1830-1902) Charles Marshall was a Confederate Army officer during the American Civil War. Marshall served as an aide de camp, assistant adjutant general and military secretary to Gen. Robert E. Lee. He was ...more

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George H. Steuart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 77 (1790-1867) Major General George H Steuart was a United States general who fought during the War of 1812, and later joined the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. His military career began ...more

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William Henry Leonard Poe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 24 (1807-1831) William Henry Leonard Poe, often referred to as Henry Poe, was a sailor, amateur poet and the older brother of Edgar Allan Poe and Rosalie Poe. After the death of their parents, the three Poe ...more

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Paul Cavanagh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 76 (1888-1964) Paul Cavanagh was an English film actor. He appeared in more than 100 films between 1928 and 1959. He was born in Chislehurst, Kent and died in London from a heart attack. Cavanagh was educated ...more

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James McHenry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 63 (1753-1816) James McHenry was an Irish-born American statesman. McHenry was a signer of the United States Constitution from Maryland and the namesake of Fort McHenry. He was a delegate to the Continental ...more

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John Reese Kenly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 73 (1818-1891) John Reese Kenly was an American lawyer, and a Union general in the American Civil War.

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Lewis Armistead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 46 (1817-1863) Lewis Addison Armistead was a career United States Army officer who became a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. On July 3, 1863, as part of Pickett's ...more

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Samuel Ringgold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 50 (1796-1846) Samuel B. Ringgold was an artillery officer in the United States Army who was noted for several military innovations which caused him to be called the "Father of Modern Artillery." He ...more

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Joseph Lancaster Brent is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 79 (1826-1905) Joseph Lancaster Brent was a lawyer and politician in California, Louisiana and Maryland and a brigadier general in the Confederate army.

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Lewis Henry Little is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 45 (1817-1862) Lewis Henry Little was a career United States Army officer and a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War. He served mainly in the Western Theater and was killed in action ...more

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John Stricker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 66 (1759-1825) Brigadier General John Stricker was a Maryland state militia officer who fought in both the American Revolutionary War in the First Maryland Regiment of the famous "Maryland Line" of ...more

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Cadwalader Ringgold is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 65 (1802-1867) Cadwalader Ringgold was an officer in the United States Navy who served in the United States Exploring Expedition, later headed an expedition to the Northwest and, after initially retiring, ...more

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Arthur Pendleton Mason is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 58 (1835-1893) Arthur "Pen" Pendleton Mason was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Confederate States Army serving during the American Civil War. Mason was a scion of the prominent Mason political family of

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George H. Steuart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 77 (1826-1903) George Hume Steuart was a planter in Maryland and an American military officer; he served thirteen years in the United States Army before resigning his commission at the start of the American ...more

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Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 25 (1822-1847) Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe was the wife of American writer Edgar Allan Poe. The couple were first cousins and married when Virginia Clemm was 13 and Poe was 27. Biographers disagree as to the ...more

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Augustus Walley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 82 (1856-1938) Augustus Walley was a Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Indian Wars of the western ...more