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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.
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Jesus Christ is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
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 ...more
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Yitzhak Rabin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 73 (1922-1995)
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 ...more
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Oskar Schindler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 66 (1908-1974)
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 ...more
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Theodor Herzl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 44 (1860-1904)
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 ...more
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Baldwin III of Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 33 (1130-1163)
Baldwin III was king of Jerusalem from 1143 to 1163. He was the eldest son of Melisende and Fulk of Jerusalem. He became king while still a child, and was at first overshadowed by his mother ...more
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Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodor... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 54 (1864-1918)
Grand Duchess Elisabeth of Russia was a German princess of the House of Hesse, and the wife of Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, fifth son of Emperor Alexander II of Russia and Princess ...more
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Shlomo Carlebach is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 69 (1925-1994)
Shlomo Carlebach, known as Reb Shlomo to his followers, was a Jewish rabbi, religious teacher, composer, and singer who was known as "The Singing Rabbi" during his lifetime. Although ...more
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Avigdor Miller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 93 (1908-2001)
Rabbi Avigdor HaKohen Miller was a rabbi, author and lecturer in the United States. He served simultaneously as a communal rabbi, as the mashgiach ruchani of Yeshiva Rabbi Chaim Berlin and as a ...more
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Jacob Meir is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 83 (1856-1939)
Jacob Meir, was the first Sephardic Chief Rabbi appointed under the British Mandate of Palestine. A talmudic scholar, fluent in Hebrew as well as five other languages, he enjoyed a reputation as ...more
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Chalom Messas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 90 (1913-2003)
Shalom Messas was born in Meknes, Morocco in 1913. He was the son of Rabbi Mimoun Messas and his wife, Rachel. Shalom Messas attended an Alliance Israélite Universelle school. He was a ...more
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Fulk, King of Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 51 (1092-1143)
Fulk, also known as Fulk the Younger, was Count of Anjou from 1109 to 1129, and King of Jerusalem from 1131 to his death. He was also the paternal grandfather of Henry II of England.
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William Irvine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
William Irvine Dec. at 84 (1863-1947)
William Irvine, sometimes Irvin or Irwin in contemporary documents, was an evangelist from the late nineteenth century, and continuing through the first half of the twentieth century. Irvine was ...more
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Baldwin II of Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Baldwin II of Jerusalem Dec. at 71 (1060-1131)
Baldwin II of Jerusalem, formerly Baldwin II of Edessa, also called Baldwin of Bourcq, born Baldwin of Rethel, was the second count of Edessa from 1100 to 1118, and the third king of Jerusalem ...more
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Jacob Saul Elyashar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Jacob Saul Elyashar Dec. at 89 (1817-1906)
Jacob Saul Elyashar, was a 19th-century Sephardi rabbi who became Chief Rabbi of Palestine in 1893. He was born in Safed to Eliezer Jeroham Elyashar. In 1853 he was appointed dayan in Jerusalem ...more
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Esther Cailingold is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Esther Cailingold Dec. at 23 (1925-1948)
Esther Cailingold was a British-born schoolteacher of Polish extraction, who fought with the Jewish forces during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and died of wounds received in the battle for the Old ...more
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Abraham Gershon of Kitov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Abraham Gershon of Kitov Dec. at 60 (1701-1761)
Abraham Gershon of Kitov, also known as Rabbi Gershon of Brody, was probably born in or near Kuty, Poland around 1701 and died in Jerusalem in 1761. He is best known as the Baal Shem Tov's ...more
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Princess Alice of Battenberg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 84 (1885-1969)
Princess Alice of Battenberg, later Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark, was the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II. A great-granddaughter of ...more
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Tim Barry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Tim Barry appeared in the 2008 film Wetlands Preserved.
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Meir Shapiro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Meir Shapiro Dec. at 46 (1887-1933)
Yehuda Meir Shapiro, was a prominent Polish Hasidic rabbi and rosh yeshiva, also known as the Lubliner Rav. He is noted for his promotion of the Daf Yomi study program in 1923, and establishing ...more
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Baldwin I of Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Dec. at 60 (1058-1118)
Baldwin I of Jerusalem, formerly Baldwin I of Edessa, born Baldwin of Boulogne, 1058? – 2 April 1118, was one of the leaders of the First Crusade, who became the first Count of Edessa and then ...more
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Baldwin IV of Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Baldwin IV of Jerusalem Dec. at 24 (1161-1185)
Baldwin IV, called the Leper or the Leprous, reigned as King of Jerusalem from 1174 until his death. He was the son of Amalric I of Jerusalem and his first wife, Agnes of Courtenay.
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Baldwin V of Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Baldwin V of Jerusalem Dec. at 9 (1177-1186)
Baldwin V was crowned co-King of Jerusalem with his uncle, Baldwin IV in 1183, and once his uncle died, reigned alone from 1185 to 1186 under the regency of Count Raymond III of Tripoli. He was ...more
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Cecile of France is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Jerusalem
Cecile of France Dec. at 48 (1097-1145)
Cecile of France was a daughter of Philip I of France and Bertrade de Montfort. Her parentage is recorded by William of Tyre, who also records her marriages. Her first marriage was arranged ...more