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Famous People Buried in London

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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.

  • 1
    Dec. at 85 (1895-1981)

    BirthplaceLondon, 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 the  ...more
  • 2

    BirthplaceWestminster, 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 was  ...more

    #7 of 16 16 Famous Bodies From History Found In Inconspicuous Places#5 of 11 Tombs Of Historical Royals That Have Never Been Found#42 of 112 People Who Disappeared Mysteriously

  • 3
    Dec. at 60 (1741-1801)

    BirthplaceNorwich, Connecticut

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    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 American  ...more

    Turns Out Benedict Arnold Was The One Who Got Betrayed By America#1417 of 2,753 The Most Influential People of All Time#2 of 13 Historic Turncoats We Just Learned About

  • 4
    Dec. at 28 (1836-1865)

    BirthplaceLondon, 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 book, the  ...more
  • 5
    Dec. at 42 (1516-1558)

    BirthplacePalace of Placentia, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityKingdom of England

    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 reverse  ...more

    12 Things People Don't Know About The Real Bloody Mary#7 of 15 The Most Bitter Sibling Rivalries In History#4 of 14 The Most Ruthless Queens And Female Rulers Of All Time

  • 6
    Dec. at 49 (1762-1812)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    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
  • 7
    Dec. at 57 (1834-1892)

    BirthplaceKelvedon, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    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 is  ...more

    #853 of 1,172 The Best Writers of All Time#997 of 1,355 The Greatest Minds of All Time

  • 8
    Dec. at 52 (1457-1509)

    BirthplacePembroke Castle, Pembroke, United Kingdom

    NationalityKingdom of England

    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 of  ...more
  • 9
    Dec. at 76 (1840-1916)

    BirthplaceSangerville, Maine

    NationalityUnited States of America, United Kingdom

    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. Maxim  ...more
  • 10
    Dec. at 66 (1748-1814)

    BirthplaceEurasia, United Kingdom, Stainborough


    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
  • 11
    Dec. at 90 (1877-1968)

    BirthplaceTartu, 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 recognized  ...more
  • 12
    Dec. at 83 (1872-1956)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    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 dandy and a  ...more
  • 13
    Dec. at 81 (1839-1921)

    BirthplaceRotterdam, 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 Husband to  ...more
  • 14
    Dec. at 61 (1861-1922)

    BirthplaceWimbledon, 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 of painting fell out  ...more
  • 15

    BirthplaceWilmington, 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
  • 16
    Dec. at 64 (1874-1939)

    BirthplaceKensington, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited 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
  • 17
    Dec. at 76 (1883-1959)

    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited 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 the master  ...more
  • 18
    Dec. at 45 (1813-1858)

    BirthplaceYork, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited 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, in  ...more
  • 19
    Dec. at 81 (1796-1878)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom


    Joseph Bonomi the Younger (9 October 1796 – 3 March 1878) was an English sculptor, artist, Egyptologist and museum curator.  ...more
  • 20
    Dec. at 88 (1898-1986)

    BirthplaceCastleford, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited 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 of  ...more
  • 21
    Dec. at 86 (1820-1907)

    BirthplaceCounty 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 first  ...more
  • 22
    Dec. at 64 (1312-1377)

    BirthplaceWindsor Castle, Windsor, United Kingdom

    NationalityKingdom of England

    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 after  ...more
  • 23
    Dec. at 57 (1826-1884)

    BirthplaceBrighton, 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 best  ...more
  • 24
    Dec. at 69 (1832-1902)

    BirthplaceTrumpington, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited 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 late  ...more
  • 25
    Dec. at 70 (1772-1843)

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    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.  ...more