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Encyclopedia > Cimetière de Passy

The Cimetière de Passy is a famous cemetery located in 2, rue du Commandant Schœlsing, in the quarter of Passy in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France. This is a list of famous cemeteries, mausoleums and other places people are buried, world-wide. ... Passy is an exclusive suburb on the Right Bank of Paris, France and traditional home to many of the citys wealthiest residents. ... The 16e arrondissement is one of the 20 arrondissements of Paris, France, located on the western part of the city. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ...


In the early 19th century, several new cemeteries replaced all the Parisian ones. Outside the precincts of the capital, Cimetière de Montmartre was built in the north, Cimetière Père Lachaise in the east, and Cimetière du Montparnasse in the south. At the heart of the city, Cimetière de Passy was built. Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cimetière de Montmartre is a famous cemetery located at 37 Avenue Samson, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, France. ... The Cimetière du Père Lachaise is the largest cemetery in Paris, and one of the most famous cemeteries in the world. ... The Cimetière du Montparnasse is a famous cemetery in the Montparnasse quarter of Paris, France. ...

Opened in 1820 in the expensive residential and commercial districts of the Right Bank near the Champs-Élysées, by 1874 the small Passy Cemetery had become the aristocratic necropolis of Paris. It is the only cemetery in Paris with a heated waiting room. private photo placed in the public domain This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The Right Bank (Rive Droite) is opposite the Left Bank, and generally is the northern half of the city of Paris, France. ... Avenue des Champs- es from Place de la Concorde Looking east along the Champs- es from the top of the Arc de Triomphe The Champs- es (pronounced /ʃɑ̃zelize/, IPA; /SA~ ze. ... 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... A necropolis (plural: necropolises or necropoleis) is a cemetery or burying-place, literally a city of the dead. Apart from the occasional application of the word to modern cemeteries outside large towns, the term is chiefly used of burial grounds near the sites of the centers of ancient civilizations. ...


After World War I, the retaining wall of the Passy cemetery was adorned with a bas relief in honor of the soldiers. The beautiful cemetery is sheltered by a bower of chestnut trees, and sits in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ... Bas relief is a method of sculpting which entails carving or etching away the surface of a flat piece of stone or metal. ... A Norwegian soldier (a Corporal, armed with an MP-5) A soldier is a person who has enlisted with, or has been conscripted into, the armed forces of a sovereign country and has undergone training and received equipment to defend that country or its interests. ... Chestnut is also used to describe a certain colour of coat in horses that resembles the colour of the chestnut nut. ... The Eiffel Tower from the Pont de la Concorde The Eiffel Tower (French: la Tour Eiffel) is a metallic tower built on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France, and is nowadays the most famous landmark and symbol of Paris. ...


A few of its famous residents are:

See also: List of other famous cemeteries Marie Bashkirtseff (November 11, 1858 - October 31, 1884) was a Ukrainian-born Russian diarist, painter and sculptor Marie Bashkirtseff Born Maria Konstantinovna Bashkirtseva in Gavrontsy near Poltava, to a wealthy noble family, she grew up abroad, traveling with her mother across most of Europe. ... James Gordon Bennett, Jr. ... Tristan Bernard (September 7, 1866 - December 7, 1947) was a French playwright, novelist, journalist and lawyer. ... Emperor Bao Dai in younger years Bảo Đại (保大) (October 22, 1913–July 30, 1997) was the last Emperor of Vietnam, the 13th and last Emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty. ... Claude Debussy (Achille-) Claude Debussy (August 22, 1862 – March 25, 1918) was a composer of impressionistic European classical music. ... Marcel Dassault, born Marcel Bloch, (Paris, 22 January 1892 - Neuilly-sur-Seine, 17 April 1986) was a French aircraft industrialist. ... Formerly named Societé des Avions Marcel Bloch or MB, the Dassault Aviation is a French aircraft manufacturer of military, regional and business jets. ... Henry Farman (May 26, 1874 - July 18, 1958) was an aviator and aircraft designer and manufacturer. ... Edgar Faure, French statesman Edgar Faure (August 18, 1908 - March 30, 1988) was a French statesman. ... Portrait with oils of Gabriel Fauré by John Singer Sargent, about 1889 (in the Paris Museum of Music) Gabriel Urbain Fauré ( May 12, 1845 – November 4, 1924) was a French composer. ... Fernand Joseph Désiré Contandin (May 8, 1903 - February 26, 1971), better known as Fernandel, was a French actor. ... Categories: People stubs | 1872 births | 1958 deaths | French World War II people ... Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux (October 29, 1882 - January 31, 1944) was a French dramatist who wrote internationally acclaimed plays. ... Albert Auguste Gabriel Hanotaux, known as Gabriel Hanotaux, (1853–1944) was a French statesman and historian. ... Jacques François Antoine Ibert (August 15, 1890 – February 5, 1962) was a French composer of classical music. ... Édouard Manet (portrait by Nadar) Édouard Manet (January 23, 1832 - April 30, 1883) was a noted French painter. ... Octave Mirbeau (1848-1917) was a French art critic and novelist. ... Berthé Morisot in a portrait by Édouard Manet, 1872 Berthe Morisot (January 14, 1841 – March 2, 1895) was an impressionist painter. ... Leila Pahlavi (March 27, 1970 - June 10, 2001) was a Princess of Iran Born in Tehran, Iran, Princess Leila was the youngest daughter of His Majesty Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, and his third wife, Farah Diba. ... Born Natalia Sheremetyev on June 26, 1880 in Moscow, Russia, she would become part of the Romanov Dynasty. ... Gabrielle Réjane was the stage name of Gabrielle-Charlotte Reju, (June 5, 1856 – June 14, 1920), a French actress. ... Haroun Tazieff (May 11, 1914-February 6, 1998) was a French vulcanologist and geologist. ... Pearl Fay White, born March 4, 1889 in Greenridge, Missouri, United States – died August 4, 1938 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Auteuil-Neuilly-Passy, France, was a singer and star of silent film. ... This is a list of famous cemeteries, mausoleums and other places people are buried, world-wide. ...


 
 

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