List of famous people buried in South Park Street 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 South Park Street Cemetery. If you're ever visiting South Park Street Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.
Henry Louis Vivan Derozio and William Jones are included on this list along with many more.
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Henry Derozio (18 April 1809 – 26 December 1831) was an Indian poet and assistant headmaster of Hindu College, Kolkata, a radical thinker and one of the first Indian educators to disseminate Western learning and science among the young men of Bengal. Long after his death (by cholera), his influence lived on among his former students, who came to be known as Young Bengal and many of whom became prominent in social reform, law, and journalism. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 22 (1809-1831)
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Sir William Jones FRS FRSE (28 September 1746 – 27 April 1794) was an Anglo-Welsh philologist, a puisne judge on the Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal, and a scholar of ancient India, particularly known for his proposition of the existence of a relationship among European and Indian languages, which would later be known as Indo-European. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 48 (1746-1794)
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Colonel Robert Kyd was a British army officer stationed in India. He founded the botanical garden at Calcutta in 1787. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 47 (1746-1793)
Charles Stuart (c. 1758 – 31 March 1828) was an officer in the East India Company Army and is well known for being one of the few British officers to embrace Hindu culture while stationed there, earning the nickname Hindoo Stuart. He also wrote books and several newspaper articles extolling Hindu culture and tradition and urging its adoption by Europeans settled in India, and deploring the attitudes and activities of the Utilitarians and missionaries who deprecated Indian culture. He is mentioned in William Dalrymple's book White Mughals (2002). ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 70 (1758-1828)
Birthplace: Kingdom of Ireland