Jerusalem Famous People Buried in Jerusalem

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

This list below has a variety of people, like Jesus Christ and Yitzhak Rabin, in it.

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

From celebrity tombs at Jerusalem to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Jerusalem. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Jerusalem, like what year and where the person was born.
Jesus Christ is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
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Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth, is the central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hold to be the Son of God. Christianity regards Jesus as the awaited Messiah of the Old Testament and refers to him as Jesus Christ, a name that is also used in ...more

Birthplace: Judea

Profession: Carpenter, Prophet, Preacher

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Yitzhak Rabin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
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Yitzhak Rabin was an Israeli politician, statesman and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms in office, 1974–77 and 1992 until his assassination in 1995. Rabin was raised in a Labor Zionist household. He learned agriculture in school and excelled as a student. Rabin ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1922-1995)

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

Profession: Politician, Military Officer

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Oskar Schindler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
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Oskar Schindler was an ethnic German industrialist, spy, and member of the Nazi Party who is credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories, which were located in occupied Poland and the Protectorate of Bohemia and ...more

Age: Died at 66 (1908-1974)

Birthplace: Svitavy, Czech Republic

Profession: Businessperson, Industrialist

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Theodor Herzl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
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Theodor Herzl, born Benjamin Ze'ev Herzl was an Austro-Hungarian journalist, playwright, political activist, and writer. He was one of the fathers of modern political Zionism. Herzl formed the World Zionist Organization and promoted Jewish migration to Palestine in an effort to form a Jewish state. ...more

Age: Died at 44 (1860-1904)

Birthplace: Pest, Hungary, Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Politician, Journalist, Writer, Playwright

Credits: Altneuland

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