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Rookwood Cemetery, ( Sydney) - at over 280ha, reputedly the largest burial site in the Southern Hemisphere, first used in 1867. Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane - the oldest and largest Brisbane cemetery, was originally utilised by the earliest colonists. Resting place of author Steele Rudd. Waverly Cemetery (Sydney) - picturesque coastal site, many local historical figures.
Island of the dead - Pt Arthur Tasmania - early convict graves
Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John, New Brunswick - final resting place of several early Canadian statesmen Cimetière Notre-Dame-des-Neiges, Montreal, Quebec – some of the notables buried here include Maurice Richard, George-Étienne Cartier, Pierre Laporte.
Roskilde cathedral, the burial place for most Danish kings and queens
Hietaniemi Cemetery, Helsinki
Cimetière de Bagneux, Paris - burial place for Jean Vigo, Gribouille, Alfred Jarry and others. Catacombs of Paris, millions of remains in caves and tunnels under the city of Paris. Les Invalides, Paris - war heroes including Napoleon Cimetière des Gonards, Versailles, burial place for Edith Wharton, Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte and others. Cimetière de Montmartre, Paris - resting place of Emile Zola, Edgar Degas, Georges Feydeau, other artists and writers. Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris - serves the great artistic quarter of Montparnasse, including the graves of Charles Baudelaire, Eugène Ionesco, Samuel Beckett, Jean-Paul Sartre, Jean Seberg, Serge Gainsbourg and Man Ray. Pierre Laval and Porfirio Diaz are also buried here. Neuilly-sur-Seine community cemetery Cimetière de Pantin in Paris is the burial site of the singer Damia, and the Cancan dancer, known as La Goulue, and other notables. Cimetière de Passy, Paris - Claude Debussy, Edouard Manet. The Panthéon, Paris - France's most honored, including Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris - resting place of famous persons such as Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison and Frederic Chopin. Many French Holocaust victims are buried there. Saint Denis Basilica, Paris - burial site for French Royalty. Cimetière de Saint-Ouen, Paris - where Joan of Arc was led for the public renunciation of her sins. Some of those buried here are the painters Suzanne Valadon, Jules Pascin, and tennis star, Suzanne Lenglen. Cimetière Saint-Vincent, a small cemetery in the Montmartre Quarter of Paris contains the graves of such notables as Arthur Honegger, Marcel Carné, Maurice Utrillo and others. Saint Remi Basilica, Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, France World War II Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Collville-sur-Mer - honors American soldiers who died during operations in Europe during World War II
Astan-e Quds-e Razavi in Mashhad Bam cemetery in Bam Behesht-e Zahra in Tehran - largest Iranian cemetery Gurestan Bastani, Bushehr (the ancient cemetery, Bushehr) Maghbarat ol-Shoara (the Poets’ cemetery in Tabriz) Naksh-i Rustam ( Achaemenid Royal Cemetery) Shah-Abdol-Azim Cemetery, Rayy, Tehran Shah Cheragh, Shiraz
Basilica di San Lorenzo di Firenze, Florence - resting place of Donatello and many members of the Medici family. Basilica di Santa Croce di Firenze, Florence - resting place of Galileo, Machiavelli, Michelangelo, Gioacchino Rossini and many other notables English Cemetery of Florence Porte Sante, Florence - resting place of Carlo Collodi and many others. Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice - resting place of Titian, Claudio Monteverdi and the heart of Antonio Canova. Cimitero Monumentale in Milan is a very large cemetery that includes the Famedio (Temple of Fame) where Giuseppe Verdi, Vladimir Horowitz, Alessandro Manzoni, Arturo Toscanini, and others are interred. Camposanto, Pisa Catacombs of Rome Mausoleum of Theodoric Protestant Cemetery, Rome - resting place for Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats San Michele, Venice - Venice's main cemetery and resting place of Ezra Pound, Igor Stravinsky and Sergei Diaghilev.
Panteón de Dolores, Mexico City Panteón de Belén, Guadalajara, Jalisco
Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow - many famous Russians and citizens of the former Soviet Union buried here including Nikita Khrushchev, the writer Anton Chekhov, and composers Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich. Vagankovskoye Cemetery, Moscow, Russia is the burial site for Inga Artamonova, Igor Talkov, Sergei Yesenin and others. Tikhvin Cemetery at the Alexander Nevsky Monastery, St. Petersburg, Russia. Among those interred here is author Fyodor Dostoevsky, and composers Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and César Cui. Persian Shiite Cemetery, St. Petersburg Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg - all Russian Tsars since Peter the Great are buried in the cathedral.
Bunhill Fields, London, England - nonconformist resting place of William Blake, Daniel Defoe. Brompton Cemetery- Opened in 1840, it is one of London's Magnificent Seven cemeteries and is the final resting place for a number of prominent persons including Samuel Cunard, Emmeline Pankhurst, Sir Charles Fremantle amongst others. Ford Park Cemetery, Plymouth, England Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, London, England Highgate Cemetery, London - the tomb of Karl Marx, topped with a huge bronze bust, is here; Highgate is notable for its "Egyptian catacombs", where John Galsworthy, George Eliot, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti were buried. Kensal Green Cemetery, London, oldest English cemetery of its type still in operation, many elaborate Victorian mausoleums, including those of William Makepeace Thackeray and Anthony Trollope. St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery at Kensal Green in London is the final resting place for a number of notables including Prince Louis Lucien Bonaparte, Sax Rohmer and Krystyna Skarbek. St Botolph Aldersgate, London St Margarets, London St Paul's Cathedral, London Victoria Gate, Hyde Park Westminster Abbey, London
List of United States cemeteries
Maidich National Cemetery - cemetery established after French occupation ended in 1954 as a place of worship for heroes of the people. Those buried here include statesmen, writers, poets, and others who have close ties to Vietnam's current government.
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This is a list of famous cemeteries, mausoleums and other places people are buried, world-wide.
Highgate Cemetery, London - the tomb of Karl Marx, topped with a huge bronze bust, is here; Highgate is notable for its "Egyptian catacombs", where John Galsworthy, George Eliot, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti were buried.
Punchbowl[?], Honolulu - military cemetery of the Pacific, in the Punchbowl Crater of an extinct volcano known as Puowaina, Hawaiian for "Hill of Sacrifice."
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