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

People on this list include Benjamin Franklin and Barry Nelson.

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

From celebrity tombs at Philadelphia to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Philadelphia. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Philadelphia, like what year and where the person was born.
Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Philadelphia
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Age: Died at 84 (1706-1790)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Elisha Kane is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Philadelphia
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Age: Died at 37 (1820-1857)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Frank Furness is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Philadelphia
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Age: Died at 73 (1839-1912)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Charles Ferguson Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Philadelphia
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Age: Died at 55 (1807-1862)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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