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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)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Jack Warner, OBE (born Horace John Waters, 24 October 1895 – 24 May 1981) was a British film and television actor. He is closely associated with the role of PC George Dixon, which he played in ...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)

Birthplace: Westminster, London, United Kingdom

Edward V (2 November 1470 – c. 1483) succeeded his father, Edward IV, as King of England and Lord of Ireland upon the latter's death on 9 April 1483. He was never crowned, and his brief reign ...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)

Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut

Benedict Arnold (January 14, 1741 [O.S. January 3, 1740] – June 14, 1801) was an American military officer who served as a general during the American Revolutionary War, fighting for the ...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)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Isabella Mary Beeton (née Mayson; 14 March 1836 – 6 February 1865), known as Mrs Beeton, was an English journalist, editor and writer. Her name is particularly associated with her first ...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)

Birthplace: Palace of Placentia, London, United Kingdom

Mary I (18 February 1516 – 17 November 1558), also known as Mary Tudor, was the Queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death. She is best known for her aggressive attempt to ...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)

Birthplace: London, England

Spencer Perceval (1 November 1762 – 11 May 1812) was a British statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October 1809 until his assassination in May 1812. Perceval is the ...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)

Birthplace: Kelvedon, United Kingdom

Charles Haddon Spurgeon (19 June 1834 – 31 January 1892) was an English Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of various denominations, among whom he ...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)

Birthplace: Pembroke Castle, Pembroke, United Kingdom

Henry VII (Welsh: Harri Tudur; 28 January 1457 – 21 April 1509) was the King of England and Lord of Ireland from his seizure of the crown on 22 August 1485 to his death. He was the first monarch ...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)

Birthplace: Sangerville, Maine

Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim (5 February 1840 – 24 November 1916) was an American-born British inventor best known as the creator of the first portable fully automatic machine gun, the Maxim gun. ...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)

Birthplace: Stainborough, United Kingdom

Joseph Bramah (13 April 1748 – 9 December 1814), born Stainborough Lane Farm, Stainborough, Barnsley Yorkshire, was an English inventor and locksmith. He is best known for having invented the ...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)

Birthplace: Tartu, Estonia

Georg Karl Julius Hackenschmidt (1 August [O.S. 20 July] 1877 – 19 February 1968) was an early 20th-century Estonian strongman, professional wrestler, author, and sports philosopher who is ...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)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Sir Henry Maximilian "Max" Beerbohm (24 August 1872 – 20 May 1956) was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist under the signature Max. He first became known in the 1890s as a ...more
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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)

Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

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)

Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom

John William Godward (9 August 1861 – 13 December 1922) was an English painter from the end of the Neo-Classicist era. He was a protégé of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, but his style ...more
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William Gordon Rutherfur... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Dec. at 54 (1764-1818)

Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina

Captain William Gordon Rutherfurd RN, CB (1765 – 14 January 1818) was an officer in the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic Wars whose career was almost entirely ...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)

Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom

Howard Carter (9 May 1874 – 2 March 1939) was a British archaeologist and Egyptologist who became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb (designated KV62) of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh, ...more
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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)

Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Arthur Henry "Sarsfield" Ward (15 February 1883 – 1 June 1959), better known as Sax Rohmer, was a prolific English novelist. He is best remembered for his series of novels featuring ...more
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John Snow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Dec. at 45 (1813-1858)

Birthplace: York, United Kingdom

John Snow (15 March 1813 – 16 June 1858) was an English physician and a leader in the development of anaesthesia and medical hygiene. He is considered one of the fathers of modern epidemiology, ...more
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Joseph Bonomi the Younge... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in London
Dec. at 82 (1796-1878)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Joseph Bonomi the Younger (9 October 1796 – 3 March 1878) 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)

Birthplace: Castleford, United Kingdom

Henry Spencer Moore (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) was an English artist. He is best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures which are located around the world as public works ...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)

Birthplace: County Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Sir William Howard Russell (28 March 1820, Tallaght, County Dublin, Ireland – 11 February 1907, London, England) was an Irish reporter with The Times, and is considered to have been one of the ...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)

Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, United Kingdom

Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority ...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)

Birthplace: Brighton, United Kingdom

John Wisden (5 September 1826 – 5 April 1884) was an English cricketer who played 187 first-class cricket matches for three English county cricket teams, Kent, Middlesex and Sussex. He is now ...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)

Birthplace: Trumpington, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in 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 (; 9 November 1772 – 5 November 1843) was a British art dealer, painter, and official functionary in the art world. He was the first Keeper of the National Gallery, London.