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

This list has a variety of people, like Marie Antoinette and Louis XIV of France, in it.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Saint Denis Basilica?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Saint Denis Basilica?"

From celebrity tombs at Saint Denis Basilica to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Saint Denis Basilica. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Saint Denis Basilica, like what year and where the person was born.

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Marie Antoinette is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 38 (1755-1793) Marie Antoinette, born an Archduchess of Austria, was Dauphine of France from 1770 to 1774 and Queen of France and Navarre from 1774 to 1792. She was the fifteenth and penultimate child of Maria ...more

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Louis XIV of France is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 77 (1638-1715) Louis XIV, known as Louis the Great or the Sun King, was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1643 until his death. His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the ...more

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Francis I of France is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 53 (1494-1547) Francis I was the first King of France from the Angoulême branch of House of Valois, from 1515 until his death. He was the son of Charles, Count of Angoulême, and Louise of Savoy. He ...more

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Henry III of France is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 38 (1551-1589) Henry III was a monarch of the House of Valois who was elected the monarch of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1573 to 1575 and ruled as King of France from 1574 until his death. He was ...more

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Infanta Maria Teresa Rafaela o... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 20 (1726-1746) Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain was an Infanta of Spain by birth and was later the wife of Louis, Dauphin of France, son of Louis XV of France. She died aged 20, while giving birth to a daughter ...more

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Louis XV of France is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 64 (1710-1774) Louis XV, known as Louis the Beloved was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death. He succeeded his great-grandfather Louis XIV at the ...more

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Louis XIII of France is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 42 (1601-1643) Louis XIII was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1610 to 1643 and King of Navarre from 1610 to 1620, when the crown of Navarre was merged to the French crown. ...more

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John II of France is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 45 (1319-1364) John II, or Jean II, also called John the Good, was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1350 until his death. When John II came to power, France was facing several ...more

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Charles Martel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 55 (686-741) Charles Martel was a Frankish statesman and military leader who, as Duke and Prince of the Franks and Mayor of the Palace, was de facto ruler of Francia from 718 until his death. The ...more

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Louis XVI of France is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 39 (1754-1793) Louis XVI, also known as Louis Capet, was King of France from 1774 until his deposition in 1792, although his formal title after 1791 was King of the French. He was executed during the French ...more

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Marie de' Medici is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Marie de' Medici Dec. at 67 (1575-1642) Marie de' Medici was Queen of France as the second wife of King Henry IV of France, of the House of Bourbon. She herself was a member of the wealthy and powerful House of Medici. Following the ...more

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Louise Élisabeth of France is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 32 (1727-1759) Louise Élisabeth de France was the eldest daughter of King Louis XV of France and his Queen consort, Maria Leszczyńska, and the elder twin sister of Anne Henriette de France. As the ...more

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Philip II of France is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 58 (1165-1223) Philip II, called Philip Augustus was a Capetian King of France who reigned from 1180 to 1223, and the first to be called by that title. His predecessors had been known as kings of the Franks ...more

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Philippe I, Duke of Orléans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 61 (1640-1701) Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, was the youngest son of Louis XIII of France and his wife, Anne of Austria. His older brother was Louis XIV, le roi soleil. Styled Duke of Anjou from birth, ...more

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Henrietta of England is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Henrietta of England Dec. at 26 (1644-1670) Henrietta of England was the youngest daughter of King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland and his wife, Henrietta Maria of France. Fleeing England with her governess at the age of three, ...more

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Philip VI of France is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 57 (1293-1350) Philip VI, called the Fortunate and of Valois, was the first King of France from the House of Valois. He reigned from 1328 until his death. Philip's reign was dominated by the consequences of a ...more

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Philippe II, Duke of Orléans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 49 (1674-1723) Philippe d'Orléans was a member of the royal family of France and served as Regent of the Kingdom from 1715 to 1723. Born at his father's palace at Saint-Cloud, he was known from birth ...more

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Henrietta Maria of France is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Henrietta Maria of France Dec. at 60 (1609-1669) Henrietta Maria of France was queen consort of England, Scotland, and Ireland as the wife of King Charles I. She was mother of his two immediate successors, Charles II and James II. Her Catholic ...more

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Marie Adélaïde of Savoy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Marie Adélaïde of Savoy Dec. at 27 (1685-1712) Princess Marie Adélaïde of Savoy was the wife of Louis, Dauphin of France, Duke of Burgundy. She was the eldest daughter of Duke Victor Amadeus II of Savoy and of Anne Marie ...more

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Henry II of France is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 40 (1519-1559) Henry II was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 31 March 1547 until his death in 1559. The second son of Francis I, he became Dauphin of France upon the death of ...more

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Henry IV of France is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 57 (1553-1610) Henry IV, Henri-Quatre, also known by the epithet "Good King Henry", was King of Navarre from 1572 to 1610 and King of France from 1589 to 1610. He was the first French monarch of the ...more

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Isabella of Aragon, Queen of F... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 24 (1247-1271) Isabella, infanta of Aragon, was by marriage Queen consort of France from 1270 to 1271.

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Francis II of France is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 16 (1544-1560) Francis II was a monarch of the House of Valois-Angoulême who was King of France from 1559 to 1560. He was also King consort of Scotland as a result of his marriage to Mary, Queen of ...more

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Louis, Grand Dauphin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Louis, Grand Dauphin Dec. at 50 (1661-1711) Louis of France was the eldest son and heir of Louis XIV, King of France, and his spouse, Maria Theresa of Spain. As the heir apparent to the French throne, he was styled Dauphin. He became ...more

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Duchess Maria Anna Victoria of... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Duchess Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria Dec. at 30 (1660-1690) Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria, Dauphine of France was Dauphine of France as spouse of Louis, Grand Dauphin, son and heir of Louis XIV. She was known as the Dauphine Marie Anne Victoire or la ...more

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Charles VII of France is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 58 (1403-1461) Charles VII, called the Victorious or the Well-Served, was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1422 to his death. In 1422, Charles VII inherited the throne of ...more

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Charles V of France is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 42 (1338-1380) Charles V, called the Wise, was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1364 to his death. In 1349, as a young prince, Charles received from his grandfather King Philip ...more

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Louis VI of France is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 56 (1081-1137) Louis VI, called the Fat, was King of the Franks from 1108 until his death. Chronicles called him "roi de Saint-Denis".

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Louis XII of France is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 53 (1462-1515) Louis XII was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1498 to 1515 and King of Naples from 1501 to 1504. The son of Charles, Duke of Orléans, and Maria of ...more

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Princess Élisabeth of France is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 30 (1764-1794) Élisabeth of France, known as Madame Élisabeth, was a French princess and the youngest sibling of King Louis XVI. During the French Revolution, she remained beside the king and his ...more

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Princess Henriette of France is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 25 (1727-1752) Anne Henriette de France was the twin sister of Louise Élisabeth de France, the eldest child of King Louis XV of France and of his queen consort Marie Leszczyńska.

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Princess Sophie-Philippine of ... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 48 (1734-1782) Sophie Philippine Élisabeth Justine de France, fille de France was a French princesse du sang. She was the sixth daughter and eighth child of Louis XV of France and his Queen consort ...more

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Charles VI of France is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 54 (1368-1422) Charles VI, called the Beloved and the Mad, was King of France from 1380 to his death. He was a member of the House of Valois. Charles VI was only 11 when he inherited the throne in the midst of ...more

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Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of M... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Montpensier Dec. at 22 (1605-1627) Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Montpensier, and Duchess of Orléans by marriage, was a French noblewoman and one of the last members of the House of Bourbon-Montpensier. Her parents were ...more

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Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, D... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier Dec. at 66 (1627-1693) Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier, known as La Grande Mademoiselle, was the eldest daughter of Gaston d'Orléans, and his first wife Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of ...more

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Carloman II is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 18 (866-884) Carloman II, King of Western Francia, was the youngest son of King Louis the Stammerer and Ansgarde of Burgundy, and became king, jointly with his brother Louis III of France, on his father's ...more

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Leo V of Armenia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Leo V of Armenia Dec. at 51 (1342-1393) Leo V or Levon V, of the House of Lusignan, was the last Latin king of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia. He ruled from 1374 to 1375. Leo was described as "Leon V, King of Armenia" on ...more

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John Tristan, Count of Valois is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
John Tristan, Count of Valois Dec. at 20 (1250-1270) John Tristan of France was a French prince of the Capetian dynasty. He was jure uxoris Count of Nevers from 1265 to 1270, Count of Auxerre and Tonnerre and also Count of Valois and

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Philip of France is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 15 (1116-1131) Philip was the King of France from 1129, co-ruling with his father, Louis VI. His mother was Louis VI's second wife, Adelaide of Maurienne. The favourite son of his father as a child, Philip was ...more

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Blanche of Navarre, Queen of F... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Blanche of Navarre, Queen of France Dec. at 68 (1330-1398) Blanche of Navarre was Queen consort of France as the wife of King Philip VI of France. She was the second child and daughter of Queen Joan II of Navarre and King Philip III of Navarre. She ...more

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Joan II, Countess of Burgundy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Joan II, Countess of Burgundy Dec. at 38 (1292-1330) Joan II, Countess of Burgundy, was the eldest daughter and heiress of Otto IV, Count of Burgundy, and Mahaut, Countess of Artois, and was Queen of France as the wife of Philip V of France.

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Louis XVIII of France is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 69 (1755-1824) Louis XVIII, known as "the Desired", was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1814 to 1824 except for a period in 1815 known as the Hundred Days. Louis ...more

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Charles, Duke of Orléans is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Charles, Duke of Orléans Dec. at 71 (1394-1465) Charles of Orléans was Duke of Orléans from 1407, following the murder of his father, Louis I, Duke of Orléans, on the orders of John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy. He was ...more

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Louis, Dauphin of France, Duke... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Louis, Dauphin of France, Duke of Burgundy Dec. at 30 (1682-1712) Louis, Duke of Burgundy and later Dauphin of France was the eldest son of Louis, Dauphin of France. Until he became the official Dauphin of France upon his father's death in 1711, he was known ...more

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Charles, Count of Valois is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Charles, Count of Valois Dec. at 55 (1270-1325) Charles of Valois was the fourth son of Philip III of France and Isabella of Aragon. He was a member of the House of Capet and founded the House of Valois. In 1284, he was created Count of ...more

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Margaret of Valois is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Margaret of Valois Dec. at 62 (1553-1615) Margaret of France was Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century. A royal princess of France by birth, she was the last of the House of Valois. She was the daughter of ...more

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Louis I, Duke of Orléans is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Louis I, Duke of Orléans Dec. at 35 (1372-1407) Louis I of Orléans was Duke of Orléans from 1392 to his death. He was also Count of Valois, Duke of Touraine, Count of Blois, Angoulême, Périgord and Soissons. Louis ...more

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Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléa... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans Dec. at 24 (1695-1719) Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans, Duchess of Berry was a member of the House of Orléans who married Charles, Duke of Berry.

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Robert II of France is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 59 (972-1031) Robert II, called the Pious or the Wise, was King of the Franks from 996 until his death. The second reigning member of the House of Capet, he was born in Orléans to Hugh Capet and ...more

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Elizabeth Charlotte, Princess ... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Buried in Saint Denis Basilica
Dec. at 70 (1652-1722) Princess Palatine Elizabeth Charlotte was a German princess and, as Madame, the wife of Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, younger brother of Louis XIV of France, and mother of France's ruler ...more