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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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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.