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List of famous people buried in New York City, 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 New York City. If you're ever visiting New York City 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 is made up of people like James Monroe and Montgomery Clift.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in New York City?" and "Which celebrities are buried in New York City?"

From celebrity tombs at New York City to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is New York City. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in New York City, like what year and where the person was born.
Montgomery Clift is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in New York City
Photo: Film Star Vintage/flickr/CC-BY 2.0

Age: Died at 46 (1920-1966)

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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#84 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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James Monroe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in New York City
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Age: Died at 73 (1758-1831)

Birthplace: Monroe Hall, Virginia, Virginia, USA

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#13 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#18 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

#35 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

#7 on The Greatest U.S. Presidents of All Time

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Frank Morgan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in New York City
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Age: Died at 59 (1890-1949)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

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Dorothy Day is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in New York City
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Age: Died at 83 (1897-1980)

Birthplace: Bath Beach, New York City, New York, United States of America

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#27 on The Best Catholic Authors

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