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List of famous people buried in London, 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 London. Here are also celebs who were buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park and notable people buried in Highgate Cemetery. If you're ever visiting London and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

John Snow and Benedict Arnold are included in this list. Featuring famous British people and more, this list has many celebrity burial sites in London, England. 

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

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

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Jack Warner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Jack Warner Died at 86 (1895-1981) Jack Warner OBE was an English film and television actor. He is closely associated with the role of PC George Dixon, which he played until the age of eighty; but was also for some years one of ...more

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Edward V of England is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Edward V of England Died at 13 (1470-1483) Edward V was King of England from his father Edward IV's death on 9 April 1483 until 26 June of the same year. He was never crowned, and his 86-day reign was dominated by the influence of his ...more

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Benedict Arnold is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Benedict Arnold Died at 60 (1741-1801) Benedict Arnold was a general during the American Revolutionary War who originally fought for the American Continental Army but defected to the British Army. While a general on the American ...more

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Isabella Beeton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Isabella Beeton Died at 29 (1836-1865) Isabella Mary Beeton, universally known as Mrs Beeton, was the English author of Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, and is one of the best-known and posthumously best-selling cookery ...more

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Mary I of England is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Mary I of England Died at 42 (1516-1558) Mary I was the Queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death. Her executions of Protestants caused her opponents to give her the sobriquet "Bloody Mary". She was the only ...more

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Spencer Perceval is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Spencer Perceval Died at 50 (1762-1812) Spencer Perceval, KC was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 4 October 1809 until his death on 11 May 1812. He is the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated. He is also ...more

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Charles Spurgeon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Charles Spurgeon Died at 58 (1834-1892) Charles Haddon Spurgeon was a British Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of various denominations, among whom he is known as the "Prince of ...more

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Henry VII of England is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Henry VII of England Died at 52 (1457-1509) Henry VII was King of England and Lord of Ireland from his seizing the crown on 22 August 1485 until his death on 21 April 1509, as the first monarch of the House of Tudor. Henry won the throne ...more

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Hiram Maxim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Hiram Maxim Died at 76 (1840-1916) Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim was an American inventor who moved to the United Kingdom at the age of 41. He remained an American citizen until he became a naturalized British subject in 1900. He was ...more

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Joseph Bramah is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Joseph Bramah Died at 66 (1748-1814) Joseph Bramah, born Stainborough Lane Farm, Stainborough, Barnsley Yorkshire, England, was an inventor and locksmith. He is best known for having invented the hydraulic press. Along with William ...more

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George Hackenschmidt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in London
George Hackenschmidt Died at 91 (1877-1968) Georg Karl Julius Hackenschmidt was an early 20th-century strongman, professional wrestler, writer and philosopher. He was the first free-style heavyweight champion of the world. He launched his ...more

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Max Beerbohm is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Max Beerbohm Died at 84 (1872-1956) Sir Henry Maximilian "Max" Beerbohm was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist best known today for his 1911 novel Zuleika Dobson.

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Mary Louisa Molesworth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Mary Louisa Molesworth Died at 82 (1839-1921) Mary Louisa Molesworth, née Stewart was an English writer of children's stories who wrote for children under the name of Mrs Molesworth. Her first novels, for adult readers, Lover and ...more

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John William Godward is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in London
John William Godward Died at 61 (1861-1922) John William Godward was an English painter from the end of the Pre-Raphaelite/Neo-Classicist era. He was a protégé of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema but his style of painting fell out ...more

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William Gordon Rutherfurd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in London
William Gordon Rutherfurd Died at 54 (1764-1818) Captain William Gordon Rutherfurd RN, CB was an officer in the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic Wars whose career was almost entirely conducted in the West ...more

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Howard Carter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Howard Carter Died at 65 (1874-1939) Howard Carter was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist who became world famous after discovering the intact tomb of 14th-century BC pharaoh Tutankhamun in November 1922.

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Sax Rohmer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Sax Rohmer Died at 76 (1883-1959) Arthur Henry Ward, better known as Sax Rohmer, was a prolific English novelist. He is best remembered for his series of novels featuring the master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu.

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John Snow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in London
John Snow Died at 45 (1813-1858) John Snow was an English physician and a leader in the adoption of anaesthesia and medical hygiene. He is considered one of the fathers of modern epidemiology, in part because of his work in ...more

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Joseph Bonomi the Younger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Joseph Bonomi the Younger Died at 82 (1796-1878) Joseph Bonomi the Younger was an English sculptor, artist, Egyptologist and museum curator.

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Henry Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Henry Moore Died at 88 (1898-1986) Henry Spencer Moore OM CH FBA RBS was an English sculptor and artist. He was best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures which are located around the world as public works of ...more

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William Howard Russell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in London
William Howard Russell Died at 87 (1820-1907) Sir William Howard Russell CVO was born in Tallaght, Co. Dublin. He was an Irish reporter with The Times, and is considered to have been one of the first modern war correspondents, after he ...more

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Edward III of England is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Edward III of England Died at 65 (1312-1377) Edward III was King of England from 25 January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous reign of his father, Edward II. ...more

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John Wisden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in London
John Wisden Died at 58 (1826-1884) John Wisden was an English cricketer who played 187 first-class cricket matches for three English county cricket teams, Kent, Middlesex and Sussex. He is now best known for launching the ...more

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G. A. Henty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in London
G. A. Henty Died at 70 (1832-1902) George Alfred Henty was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The ...more

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William Seguier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in London
William Seguier Died at 71 (1772-1843) William Seguier was a British art dealer, painter, and official functionary in the art world. He was the first Keeper of the National Gallery, London.

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William Cummings is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried in London
William Cummings Died at 84 (1831-1915) William Hayman Cummings, born in Sidbury in Devon, was an English musician, tenor and organist at Waltham Abbey. He was educated at St Paul's Cathedral Choir School and the City of London ...more

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Bernard Levin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Bernard Levin Died at 76 (1928-2004) Henry Bernard Levin CBE was an English journalist, author and broadcaster, described by The Times as "the most famous journalist of his day". The son of a poor Jewish family in London, ...more

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Laurence Sterne is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Laurence Sterne Died at 55 (1713-1768) Laurence Sterne was an Anglo-Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He is best known for his novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental Journey Through ...more

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Eleanor de Bohun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Eleanor de Bohun Died at 33 (1366-1399) Lady Eleanor de Bohun was the elder daughter and co-heiress with her sister, Mary de Bohun, of their father Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford. Her mother was Lady Joan Fitzalan, daughter ...more

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William Crookes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried in London
William Crookes Died at 87 (1832-1919) Sir William Crookes, OM, FRS was a British chemist and physicist who attended the Royal College of Chemistry, London, and worked on spectroscopy. He was a pioneer of vacuum tubes, inventing the ...more

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Will Hay is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Will Hay Died at 61 (1888-1949) William Thomson "Will" Hay was an English comedian, who achieved fame through his theatrical sketch as a joke-schoolmaster, which he took on world tours. He moved on to films, some of ...more

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Constant Lambert is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Constant Lambert Died at 46 (1905-1951) Leonard Constant Lambert was a British composer, conductor, and journalist.

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Richard Francis Burton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Richard Francis Burton Died at 69 (1821-1890) Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS was a British explorer, geographer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer, and diplomat. He was ...more

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Dawson Turner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Dawson Turner Died at 83 (1775-1858) Dawson Turner was an English banker, botanist and antiquary.

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Brian Glover is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Brian Glover Died at 63 (1934-1997) Brian Glover was an English character actor, writer and wrestler. Glover was a professional wrestler, teacher, and finally a film, television and stage actor. He once said, "You play to ...more

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John Cyril Porte is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Buried in London
John Cyril Porte Died at 35 (1884-1919) Colonel John Cyril Porte CMG, FRAeS, Royal Navy was a flying boat pioneer associated with the World War I Seaplane Experimental Station at Felixstowe.

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Robert Mallet is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Robert Mallet Died at 71 (1810-1881) Robert Mallet, FRS, MRIA, Irish geophysicist, civil engineer, and inventor who distinguished himself in research on earthquakes and is sometimes called the father of seismology.

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George Henry Borrow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Buried in London
George Henry Borrow Died at 78 (1803-1881) George Henry Borrow was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his experiences traveling around Europe. Over the course of his wanderings, he developed a close affinity with ...more

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Joshua Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Joshua Reynolds Died at 69 (1723-1792) Sir Joshua Reynolds PRA FRS FRSA was an influential eighteenth-century English painter, specialising in portraits. He promoted the "Grand Style" in painting which depended on ...more

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Edward Dicey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Edward Dicey Died at 79 (1832-1911) Edward James Stephen Dicey was an English writer, journalist, and editor.

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Augustus Harris is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Augustus Harris Died at 44 (1852-1896) Sir Augustus Henry Glossop Harris, was a British actor, impresario, and dramatist.

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Richard Henry Brunton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Richard Henry Brunton Died at 60 (1841-1901) Richard Henry Brunton FRGS MICE was the so-called "Father of Japanese lighthouses". Brunton was born in Muchalls, Kincardineshire, Scotland. He was employed by the government of Meiji ...more

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Samuel Baker is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Samuel Baker Died at 72 (1821-1893) Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRS, FRGS was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. He also held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the ...more

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Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Ro... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts Died at 82 (1832-1914) Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts VC, KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, KStJ, VD, PC was a British soldier who was one of the most successful commanders of the 19th century. He ...more

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H. G. Pelissier is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Buried in London
H. G. Pelissier Died at 39 (1874-1913) H. G. Pelissier is a theatrical producer, composer and satirist.

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Roderick Murchison is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Roderick Murchison Died at 79 (1792-1871) Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Baronet KCB DCL FRS FRSE FLS PRGS PBA MRIA was a Scottish geologist who first described and investigated the Silurian system.

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Lady Morgan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Lady Morgan Died at 83 (1776-1859) Sydney, Lady Morgan, was an Irish novelist, best known as the author of The Wild Irish Girl.

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Edward Stafford is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Edward Stafford Died at 53 (1552-1605) Sir Edward Stafford was an English Member of Parliament, courtier and diplomat to France during the time of Queen Elizabeth I. He was involved in abortive negotiations for a proposed marriage ...more

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Richard Webster, 1st Viscount ... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Richard Webster, 1st Viscount Alverstone Died at 73 (1842-1915) Richard Everard Webster, 1st Viscount Alverstone, GCMG, QC was a British barrister, politician and judge who served in many high political and judicial offices.

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Gustav Wilhelm Wolff is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Gustav Wilhelm Wolff Died at 79 (1834-1913) Gustav Wilhelm Wolff was a German-British shipbuilder and politician. Born in Hamburg, he moved to Liverpool in 1849 to live with his uncle, Gustav Christian Schwabe. After serving his ...more