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

People here include everything from John F. Kennedy to Lyndon B. Johnson.

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

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

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Duncan I of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Dec. at 39 (1001-1040) Donnchad mac Crinain was king of Scotland from 1034 to 1040. He is the historical basis of the "King Duncan" in Shakespeare's play Macbeth.

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Donald III of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Dec. at 66 (1033-1099) Donald III, and nicknamed "Donald the Fair" or "Donald the White", was King of Scots from 1093–1094 and 1094–1097.

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Constantine III of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Constantine III of Scotland Constantine, son of Cuilén, known in most modern regnal lists as Constantine III, was king of Scots from 995 to 997. He was the son of Cuilén, King of Scotland. John of Fordun ...more

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Iain Borb MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Iain Borb MacLeod Dec. at 50 (1392-1442) Iain Borb MacLeod is considered to be the sixth chief of Clan MacLeod. He is the first MacLeod chief to which heraldry can be assigned. Clan tradition states that he was a minor at the time of ...more

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Cuilén is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Cuilén Cuilén mac Ildulb, sometimes anglicised as Culen or Colin, and nicknamed An Fionn, "the White" was king of Scotland from 967 to 971. He was one of the three known sons of King ...more

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Malcolm MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Malcolm MacLeod Dec. at 74 (1296-1370) Malcolm MacLeod is considered to be the third chief of Clan MacLeod. He was the son of Tormod. Malcolm and his kinsman Torquil are the first MacLeod chiefs to appear in contemporary records. ...more

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Constantine II of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Constantine II of Scotland Constantine, son of Áed was an early King of Scotland, known then by the Gaelic name Alba. The Kingdom of Alba, a name which first appears in Constantine's lifetime, was in northern Great ...more

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Lulach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Dec. at 28 (1030-1058) Lulach mac Gille Coemgáin was King of Scots between 15 August 1057 and 17 March 1058. He appears to have been a weak king, as his nicknames suggest. He does, however, have the distinction ...more

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Macbeth, King of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Dec. at 52 (1005-1057) Mac Bethad mac Findlaích was King of the Scots from 1040 until his death. He is best known as the subject of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth and the many works it has inspired, ...more

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Kenneth III of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Kenneth III of Scotland Cináed mac Duib anglicised as Kenneth III, and nicknamed An Donn, "the Chief" or "the Brown", was King of Scots from 997 to 1005. He was the son of Dub. Many of the ...more

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Malcolm II of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Malcolm II of Scotland Dec. at 54 (980-1034) Máel Coluim mac Cináeda, was King of the Scots from 1005 until his death. He was a son of Cináed mac Maíl Coluim; the Prophecy of Berchán says that his mother ...more

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Indulf is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Indulf Ildulb mac Causantín, anglicised as Indulf, nicknamed An Ionsaighthigh, "the Aggressor" was king of Scots from 954. He was the son of Constantine II; his mother may have been a ...more

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Malcolm I of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Malcolm I of Scotland Dec. at 54 (900-954) Máel Coluim mac Domnaill was king of Scots, becoming king when his cousin Causantín mac Áeda abdicated to become a monk. He was the son of Domnall mac Causantín. ...more

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Causantín mac Cináeda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Causantín mac Cináeda Causantín or Constantín mac Cináeda was a king of the Picts. He is often known as Constantine I, in reference to his place in modern lists of kings of Scots, though ...more

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Iain Ciar MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Iain Ciar MacLeod Iain Ciar MacLeod is considered to be fourth chief of Clan MacLeod. He was the eldest son of, and is thought to have succeeded his father, Malcolm, in the years spanning 1360–1370. Clan ...more

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Donald II of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Donald II of Scotland Domnall mac Causantín, anglicised as Donald II was King of the Picts or King of Scotland in the late 9th century. He was the son of Constantine I. Donald is given the epithet ...more

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Kenneth MacAlpin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Kenneth MacAlpin Cináed mac Ailpín, commonly Anglicised as Kenneth MacAlpin and known in most modern regnal lists as Kenneth I was king of the Picts and, according to national myth, first king of ...more

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Domnall mac Ailpín is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Domnall mac Ailpín Domnall mac Ailpín; was king of the Picts from 858 to 862. He followed his brother Kenneth I to the Pictish throne.

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Áed mac Cináeda is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Áed mac Cináeda Áed mac Cináeda was a son of Cináed mac Ailpín. He became king of the Picts in 877 when he succeeded his brother Constantine I. He was nicknamed Áed of the ...more

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Aonghas Mór is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
Aonghas Mór Aonghas Mór, also known as Aonghas a Íle and Aonghas mac Domhnaill, was the son of Domhnall mac Raghnaill, eponymous progenitor of Clan Donald. Aonghas Mór has been called ...more

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William Cleireach MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Iona
William Cleireach MacLeod William Cleireach MacLeod is considered to be fifth chief of Clan MacLeod. He was a younger son of chief Iain Ciar and was originally intended to enter the church, as his nickname shows; ...more