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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.
  • 1
    Anne Hathaway

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

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  • 2
    William Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare

    Dec. at 52 (1564-1616)

    BirthplaceStratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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  • 3
    Charles Darwin

    Charles Darwin

    Dec. at 73 (1809-1882)

    BirthplaceThe Mount, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

    Charles Robert Darwin, (; 12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Peter Sellers

    Peter Sellers

    Dec. at 55 (1925-1980)

    BirthplaceSouthsea, England

    Peter Sellers, CBE (born Richard Henry Sellers; 8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980) was an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Sigmund Freud

    Sigmund Freud

    Dec. at 83 (1856-1939)

    BirthplacePříbor, Czech Republic

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  • 6
    Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria

    Dec. at 82 (1819-1901)

    BirthplaceKensington Palace, London, United Kingdom

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  • 7
    Stanley Kubrick

    Stanley Kubrick

    Dec. at 71 (1928-1999)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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  • 8
    Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    Dec. at 56 (99 BC-43 BC)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

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  • 9
    George Orwell

    George Orwell

    Dec. at 47 (1903-1950)

    BirthplaceMotihari, India

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  • 10
    Karl Marx

    Karl Marx

    Dec. at 65 (1818-1883)

    BirthplaceTrier, Germany

    Karl Marx (German: [ˈkaɐ̯l ˈmaɐ̯ks]; 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher,... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Elizabeth I of England

    Elizabeth I of England

    Dec. at 70 (1533-1603)

    BirthplacePalace of Placentia, London, United Kingdom

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  • 12
    Keith Moon

    Keith Moon

    Dec. at 32 (1946-1978)

    BirthplaceWembley, London, United Kingdom

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  • 13
    Ada Lovelace

    Ada Lovelace

    Dec. at 37 (1815-1852)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

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  • 14
    Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll

    Dec. at 66 (1832-1898)

    BirthplaceDaresbury, Widnes, United Kingdom

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  • 15
    H. G. Wells

    H. G. Wells

    Dec. at 80 (1866-1946)

    BirthplaceBromley, United Kingdom

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  • 16
    Douglas Adams

    Douglas Adams

    Dec. at 49 (1952-2001)

    BirthplaceCambridge, United Kingdom

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  • 17
    Jane Austen

    Jane Austen

    Dec. at 42 (1775-1817)

    BirthplaceSteventon, United Kingdom

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  • 18
    William Blake

    William Blake

    Dec. at 70 (1757-1827)

    BirthplaceSoho, London, United Kingdom

    William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Jack Warner

    Jack Warner

    Dec. at 86 (1895-1981)

    BirthplaceEngland, London

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  • 20
    Edward V of England

    Edward V of England

    Dec. at 13 (1470-1483)

    BirthplaceEurasia, Westminster, United Kingdom, London, England

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  • 21
    Rosalind Franklin

    Rosalind Franklin

    Dec. at 38 (1920-1958)

    BirthplaceNotting Hill, London, United Kingdom

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  • 22
    Evelyn Waugh

    Evelyn Waugh

    Dec. at 63 (1903-1966)

    BirthplaceHampstead, London, United Kingdom

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  • 23
    Alexander Litvinenko

    Alexander Litvinenko

    Dec. at 44 (1962-2006)

    BirthplaceVoronezh, Russia

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  • 24
    T. E. Lawrence

    T. E. Lawrence

    Dec. at 47 (1888-1935)

    BirthplaceTremadog, United Kingdom

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  • 25
    James Sharp

    James Sharp

    Dec. at 66 (1613-1679)
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