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Famous People Buried in United Kingdom

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List of famous people buried in United Kingdom, 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 United Kingdom. If you're ever visiting United Kingdom 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 Winston Churchill and Laurence Olivier.

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

From celebrity tombs at United Kingdom to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is United Kingdom. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in United Kingdom, like what year and where the person was born.
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Anne Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Age: 36

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

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William Shakespeare is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 52 (1564-1616)

Birthplace: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest ...more

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Charles Darwin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 73 (1809-1882)

Birthplace: The Mount, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

Charles Robert Darwin, (; 12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. His proposition that ...more

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Peter Sellers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 55 (1925-1980)

Birthplace: Southsea, England

Peter Sellers, CBE (born Richard Henry Sellers; 8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980) was an English film actor, comedian and singer. He performed in the BBC Radio comedy series The Goon Show, ...more

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Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 83 (1856-1939)

Birthplace: Příbor, Czech Republic

Sigmund Freud ( FROYD; German: [ˈziːkmʊnt ˈfʁɔʏt]; born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method ...more

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Queen Victoria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 82 (1819-1901)

Birthplace: Kensington Palace, London, United Kingdom

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. On 1 May 1876, she adopted the ...more

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Stanley Kubrick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 71 (1928-1999)

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

Stanley Kubrick (; July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is frequently cited as one of the most influential filmmakers in cinematic ...more

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Julius Caesar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 56 (99 BC-43 BC)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Gaius Julius Caesar (; Latin pronunciation: [ˈɡaː.i.ʊs ˈjuː.li.ʊs ˈkae̯.sar]; 12 or 13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), known by his nomen and cognomen Julius Caesar, was a populist Roman ...more

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George Orwell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 47 (1903-1950)

Birthplace: Motihari, India

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist and essayist, journalist and critic, whose work is characterised by lucid ...more

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Karl Marx is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 65 (1818-1883)

Birthplace: Trier, Germany

Karl Marx (German: [ˈkaɐ̯l ˈmaɐ̯ks]; 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist and socialist revolutionary. Born in ...more

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Elizabeth I of England ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 70 (1533-1603)

Birthplace: Palace of Placentia, London, United Kingdom

Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen ...more

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Keith Moon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 32 (1946-1978)

Birthplace: Wembley, London, United Kingdom

Keith John Moon (23 August 1946 – 7 September 1978) was an English drummer for the rock band the Who. He was noted for his unique style and his eccentric, often self-destructive behaviour. His ...more

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Ada Lovelace is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 37 (1815-1852)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (née Byron; 10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852) was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed ...more

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Lewis Carroll is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 66 (1832-1898)

Birthplace: Daresbury, Widnes, United Kingdom

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer of world-famous children's fiction, notably Alice's Adventures ...more

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H. G. Wells is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 80 (1866-1946)

Birthplace: Bromley, United Kingdom

Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, writing dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, history, ...more

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Douglas Adams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 49 (1952-2001)

Birthplace: Cambridge, United Kingdom

Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English author, screenwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist. Adams was author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which ...more

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Jane Austen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 42 (1775-1817)

Birthplace: Steventon, United Kingdom

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William Blake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 70 (1757-1827)

Birthplace: Soho, London, United Kingdom

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Jack Warner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 86 (1895-1981)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Edward V of England is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 13 (1470-1483)

Birthplace: Westminster, London, United Kingdom

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Rosalind Franklin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 38 (1920-1958)

Birthplace: Notting Hill, London, United Kingdom

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Evelyn Waugh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 63 (1903-1966)

Birthplace: Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England, Hampstead

Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh (; 28 October 1903 – 10 April 1966) was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books, and he was also a prolific journalist and book reviewer. His most ...more

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Alexander Litvinenko is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Age: Died at 44 (1962-2006)

Birthplace: Voronezh Oblast, Eurasia, Voronezh, Russia

Alexander Valterovich Litvinenko (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ва́льтерович Литвине́нко, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ˈvaltɨrəvʲɪtɕ lʲɪtvʲɪˈnʲɛnkə]; 30 August 1962 or 4 December 1962 by father's account – 23 ...more
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T. E. Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 47 (1888-1935)

Birthplace: Tremadog, United Kingdom

Thomas Edward Lawrence, (16 August 1888 – 19 May 1935) was a British archaeologist, army officer, diplomat, and writer. He was renowned for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine ...more

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James Sharp is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Dec. at 66 (1613-1679)
James Sharp (4 May 1613 – 3 May 1679) was a Scottish minister, and later Archbishop of St Andrews (1661–1679).