Famous People Buried in Montmartre Cemetery

List of famous people buried in Montmartre Cemetery, 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 Montmartre Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Montmartre Cemetery in Paris, France and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

The list you're viewing has a variety of people in it, like François Truffaut and Charles-Valentin Alkan.

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

From celebrity tombs at Montmartre Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Montmartre Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Montmartre Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
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  • Alexandre Dumas
    Dec. at 68 (1802-1870)
    • Birthplace: Villers-Cotterêts, France
  • Hector Berlioz
    Dec. at 65 (1803-1869)
    • Birthplace: La Côte-Saint-André, France
  • Dalida
    Dec. at 54 (1933-1987)
    • Birthplace: Greater Cairo, Egypt, Cairo, Shubra
  • Edgar Degas
    Dec. at 83 (1834-1917)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Léo Delibes
    Dec. at 54 (1836-1891)
    • Birthplace: La Flèche, France
  • Jacques Offenbach
    Dec. at 61 (1819-1880)
    • Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
  • Vaslav Nijinsky
    Dec. at 60 (1890-1950)
    • Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR
  • Marcel Jouhandeau
    Dec. at 90 (1888-1979)
    • Birthplace: Guéret, France
  • Charles-Valentin Alkan
    Dec. at 74 (1813-1888)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Heinrich Heine
    Dec. at 58 (1797-1856)
    • Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
  • François Truffaut
    Dec. at 52 (1932-1984)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Friedrich Kalkbrenner
    Dec. at 63 (1785-1849)
    • Birthplace: Kassel, Germany
  • Juliusz Słowacki
    Dec. at 39 (1809-1849)
    • Birthplace: Kremenets, Ukraine
  • Léon Foucault
    Dec. at 48 (1819-1868)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • André-Marie Ampère
    Dec. at 61 (1775-1836)
    • Birthplace: France
  • Ary Scheffer
    Dec. at 63 (1795-1858)
    • Birthplace: Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Théophile Gautier
    Dec. at 61 (1811-1872)
    • Birthplace: Tarbes, France
  • Nadia Boulanger
    Dec. at 92 (1887-1979)
    • Birthplace: France, Paris
  • Edmond de Goncourt
    Dec. at 74 (1822-1896)
    • Birthplace: Nancy, France
  • Joseph Kosma
    Dec. at 63 (1905-1969)
    • Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
  • Stendhal
    Dec. at 59 (1783-1842)
    • Birthplace: Grenoble, France
  • Claude Simon
    Dec. at 91 (1913-2005)
    • Birthplace: Antananarivo, Madagascar
  • Sacha Guitry
    Dec. at 72 (1885-1957)
    • Birthplace: Northwestern Federal District, Eurasia, Russia, Saint Petersburg
  • Alfred de Vigny
    Dec. at 66 (1797-1863)
    • Birthplace: Loches, France
  • Charles Lamoureux
    Dec. at 65 (1834-1899)
    • Birthplace: Bordeaux, France