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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
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway is an American actress, singer, and producer. After several stage roles, Hathaway appeared in the 1999 television series Get Real. She came to prominence after playing ...more

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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)
William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's ...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)
Charles Robert Darwin, FRS was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory. He established that all species of life have descended over time from ...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)
Peter Sellers, CBE was a British film actor, comedian and singer. He performed in the BBC Radio comedy series The Goon Show, featured on a number of hit comic songs and became known to a ...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)
Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist, now known as the father of psychoanalysis. Freud qualified as a doctor of medicine at the University of Vienna in 1881, and then carried out research ...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)
Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her passing. From 1 May 1876, she used the additional title of Empress of India. Victoria was 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)
Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and editor who did much of his work in the United Kingdom. Part of the New Hollywood film-making wave, he ...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)
Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman general, statesman, Consul, and notable author of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise ...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)
Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 21 January 1950), better known by his psuedonymGeorge Orwell, was an English author. His work is marked by a profound conscientiousness of social injustice, an ...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)
Karl Marx was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. Marx's work in economics laid the basis for much of the current understanding of labour and ...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)
Elizabeth I was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her passing. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, the childless Elizabeth was the fifth and ...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)
Keith John Moon was an English drummer who played with the English rock band the Who. He was noted for his unique style and his eccentric, often self-destructive behaviour. In 2011, Moon was ...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)
Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, born Augusta Ada Byron and now commonly known as Ada Lovelace, was an English mathematician and writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's ...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)
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's ...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)
Herbert George Wells — known as H. G. Wells — was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for games. He ...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)
Douglas Noel Adams was an English writer, humorist, and dramatist. Adams is best known as the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which originated in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy ...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)
Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism, ...more

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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)
William Blake was an English painter, poet and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the ...more

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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)
Jack Warner OBE was an English film and television actor. He is closely associated with the role of PC George Dixon, which he played until the age of eighty; but was also for some years one of ...more

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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)
Edward V was King of England from his father Edward IV's death on 9 April 1483 until 26 June of the same year. He was never crowned, and his 86-day reign was dominated by the influence of his ...more

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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)
Rosalind Elsie Franklin was an English chemist and X-ray crystallographer who made critical contributions to the understanding of the fine molecular structures of DNA, RNA, viruses, coal, and ...more

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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)
Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh, known as Evelyn Waugh, was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books; he was also a prolific journalist and reviewer of books. His best-known works ...more

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Alexander Litvinenko is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in United Kingdom
Died at 44 (1962-2006)
Alexander Valterovich Litvinenko was a fugitive officer of the Russian FSB secret service. Litvinenko was arrested the following March on charges of exceeding the authority of his position. He ...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)
Thomas Edward Lawrence CB DSO was an archaeologist and British Army officer renowned especially for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, and the Arab Revolt against Ottoman ...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 was a Scottish minister, and later Archbishop of St Andrews. Sharp was from Banffshire, a graduate of the University of Aberdeen and a regent of St. Andrews University. In the Wars ...more