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

This list is made up of people like Charles Bradlaugh and John Wolfe-Barry.

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

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

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Charles Bradlaugh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 58 (1833-1891) Charles Bradlaugh was a political activist and one of the most famous English atheists of the 19th century. He founded the National Secular Society in 1866.

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Rebecca West is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 91 (1892-1983) Dame Cicely Isabel Fairfield DBE, known as Rebecca West, or Dame Rebecca West, was a British author, journalist, literary critic and travel writer. An author who wrote in many genres, West ...more

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John Singer Sargent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 69 (1856-1925) John Singer Sargent was an American artist, considered the "leading portrait painter of his generation" for his evocations of Edwardian era luxury. During his career, he created ...more

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John Wolfe-Barry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 82 (1836-1918) Sir John Wolfe Barry, the youngest son of famous architect Sir Charles Barry, was an English civil engineer of the late 19th and early 20th century. His most famous project is Tower Bridge over ...more

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Dennis Wheatley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 80 (1897-1977) Dennis Yates Wheatley was an English author whose prolific output of thrillers and occult novels made him one of the world's best-selling writers from the 1930s through the 1960s. His Gregory ...more

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William Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 42 (1827-1869) William Reynolds VC was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth ...more

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Evelyn De Morgan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 64 (1855-1919) Evelyn De Morgan was an English painter whose works were influenced by the style of the Pre-Raphaelite movement. She was a follower of Pre-Raphaelist Burne-Jones. Her paintings exhibit ...more

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Daniel Marcus William Beak is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 76 (1891-1967) Major-General Daniel Marcus William Beak, VC, DSO, MC & Bar was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that ...more

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Marmaduke Pickthall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Marmaduke Pickthall Dec. at 61 (1875-1936) Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall was a Western Islamic scholar noted for his English translation of the Qur'an. A convert from Christianity, Pickthall was a novelist, esteemed by D. H. Lawrence, H. ...more

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Thomas Hawksley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 86 (1807-1893) Thomas Hawksley was an English civil engineer of the 19th century, particularly associated with early water supply and coal gas engineering projects. Hawksley was, with John Frederick Bateman, ...more

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Cyril Frisby is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 76 (1885-1961) Captain Cyril Hubert Frisby VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and ...more

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Dugald Drummond is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 72 (1840-1912) Dugald Drummond was a Scottish steam locomotive engineer. He had a career with the North British Railway, LB&SCR, Caledonian Railway and London and South Western Railway. He was the brother ...more

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Naji al-Ali is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 49 (1938-1987) Naji Salim al-Ali was a Palestinian cartoonist, noted for the political criticism of the Arab regimes and Israel in his works. He drew over 40,000 cartoons, which often reflected Palestinian and ...more

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Edmund Hartley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Edmund Hartley Dec. at 72 (1847-1919) Colonel Edmund Barron Hartley VC CMG was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and ...more

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Dorabji Tata is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 73 (1859-1932) Sir Dorabji Tata was an Indian businessman, and a key figure in the history and development of the Tata Group. Dorabji Tata was knighted in 1910 for his contributions to industry in British

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Ross Mangles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Ross Mangles Dec. at 72 (1833-1905) Ross Lowis Mangles VC was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. ...more

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Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner Dec. at 59 (1840-1899) Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner or Gottlieb William Leitner M.A., Ph.D., L.L.D., D.O.L. was a British orientalist.

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Robert Knox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Dec. at 71 (1791-1862) Robert Knox, FRSE FRCSE MWS was a Scottish anatomist, zoologist, ethnologist and doctor. He was the most popular lecturer in anatomy in Britain, where he introduced the theory of transcendental ...more

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Matthew Fontaine Maury Meiklej... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Matthew Fontaine Maury Meiklejohn Dec. at 43 (1870-1913) Major Matthew Fontaine Maury Meiklejohn VC was a British recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to ...more

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Abdullah Quilliam is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Abdullah Quilliam Dec. at 76 (1856-1932) William Henry Quilliam, who changed his name to Abdullah Quilliam and later Henri Marcel Leon or Haroun Mustapha Leon, was a 19th-century convert from Christianity to Islam, noted for founding ...more

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Muhammad al-Badr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Muhammad al-Badr Dec. at 70 (1926-1996) Muhammad Al-Badr was the last king of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen and leader of the monarchist regions during the North Yemen Civil War. His full name was Al-Mansur Bi'llah Muhammad ...more

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Hamid Mirza is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Hamid Mirza Dec. at 70 (1918-1988) Prince Soltan Hamid Mirza Qajar was the head and heir presumptive of the Qajar dynasty, the former ruling dynasty of Iran, and the son of the last Qajar Crown Prince of Iran.

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Andrew Mamedoff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Andrew Mamedoff Dec. at 29 (1912-1941) Flight Lieutenant Andrew Beck Mamedoff, known as Andy, was an American pilot who flew with the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain in World War II. He was one of 11 American pilots who ...more

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John Lowther du Plat Taylor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
John Lowther du Plat Taylor Dec. at 75 (1829-1904) Colonel John Lowther du Plat Taylor CB VD was the founder of the Army Post Office Corps and the Post Office Rifles. Du Plat Taylor trained at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, but after ...more

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Wallace Duffield Wright is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Wallace Duffield Wright Dec. at 78 (1875-1953) Brigadier General Wallace Duffield Wright VC, CB, CMG, DSO was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be ...more

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James Hollowell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
James Hollowell Dec. at 53 (1823-1876) James Hollowell VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth

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William Kenny is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
William Kenny Dec. at 56 (1880-1936) William Kenny VC was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth

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William Addison is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
William Addison Dec. at 79 (1883-1962) William Robert Fountaine Addison VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British ...more

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Said bin Taimur is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Said bin Taimur Dec. at 62 (1910-1972) Said bin Taimur was the sultan of Muscat and Oman from 10 February 1932 until his overthrow on 23 July 1970. His second wife was Mazoon al-Mashani. He studied in Mayo College, Ajmer in India ...more

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Margaret Campbell, Duchess of ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll Dec. at 81 (1912-1993) Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, was a well-known British socialite, best remembered for a celebrated divorce case in 1963 from her second husband, the 11th Duke of Argyll, which featured salacious ...more

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Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Bar... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet Dec. at 69 (1862-1931) Sir Cosmo Edmund Duff Gordon, 5th Baronet DL was a prominent Scottish landowner and sportsman, best known for the controversy surrounding his escape from the sinking of the RMS Titanic.

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Sir Archibald Hamilton, 5th Ba... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried in Brookwood Cemetery
Sir Archibald Hamilton, 5th Baronet Dec. at 63 (1876-1939) Sir Abdullah Charles Edward Archibald Watkin Hamilton, 5th and 3rd Baronet was a British convert to Islam. He was the son of Sir Edward Archibald Hamilton, 4th Baronet of Trebishun, Breconshire ...more