List of cemeteries

List of cemeteries

This list of cemeteries compiles notable cemeteries, mausoleums and other places people are buried, worldwide. Reasons for notability include their design, their history and their interments.


*La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires - burial site of Eva Perón, Federico Leloir, and many other Argentine figures
*La Chacarita Cemetery (or "National Cemetery"), Buenos Aires - burial site of Juan Peron (until 2006), Carlos Gardel and many other notables.
* [ Cementerio del Oeste] - Contains great images about the most famous cemetery in the north of Argentina. Tucumán
*Flores Cemetery, Buenos Aires


*Rookwood Cemetery, (Sydney) - Proper name 'The Necropolis, Rookwood" at over 2.8 km², reputedly the largest necropolis in the Southern Hemisphere if not the world, first used in 1867. More than 1,000,000 interments.
*Cairns Pioneer Cemetery, (Cairns)(Queensland) []
*Waverley Cemetery, (Sydney) - opened in 1877. Dramatic location on picturesque coastal site, many local historical figures such as writer Henry Lawson. 50,000 allotments. see also|Category:Burials at Waverley Cemetery
*Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, (Sydney) - incorporates Botany Cemetery, Eastern Suburbs Crematorium and Pioneer Park (where headstones from early Sydney burial grounds have been relocated).
*Karrakatta Cemetery, (Perth) - opened in 1899 north of the Swan River and closest to the Perth city centre. see also|Category:Burials at Karrakatta Cemetery
*Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane - Proper name "The Brisbane General Cemetery" the oldest and largest Brisbane cemetery opened in 1875, was originally utilised by the earliest colonists. Resting place of author Steele Rudd.
*Island of the dead - Port Arthur, Tasmania - early convict graves, part of the old goal and convict reform settlement.
*Fremantle Cemetery, (Perth) - opened 1898 south of the Swan River and city of Perth - see also|Category:Burials at Fremantle Cemetery
*Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide - opened in 1936 during South Australia's centenary year.
*Melbourne General Cemetery
*Fawkner Cemetery
*The Necropolis, Springvale


*Zentralfriedhof, Vienna - Famous Austrian singer Wolfgang Ambros wrote "Es lebe der Zentralfriedhof" for its centennial in 1974. Largest in Europe by number of interred.
*Kapuzinergruft, Vienna - Final resting place of over 140 members of the House of Habsburg
*St. Marx Cemetery


* "Old Jugha", Julfa - Historically considered to have the largest number of Khachkars, carved memorial stones. It is the center of a controversy about Khachkar destruction.


*Schoonselhof Cemetery in Antwerp
*Ixelles Cemetery in Brussels
*Laeken Cemetery in Brussels
*Campo Santo in Ghent ()
*Westerbegraafplaats in Ghent
*Tyne Cot Cemetery near Ypres


*Cemitério da Consolação, São Paulo - writer Mário de Andrade, Monteiro Lobato, painter Tarsila do Amaral, former Brazil's president Campos Sales
*Cemitério do Morumbi, São Paulo - singer Elis Regina, F1 racer Ayrton Senna, actor and comedian Ronald Golias
*Cemitério de Vila Formosa, São Paulo - the biggest cemetery in Latin America
*Cemitério São João Batista, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro. Santos Dumont, early pioneer of aviation; Singer/Actress Carmen Miranda, composer Tom Jobim.


*Makam Diraja
*Tomb of Sharif Ali
*Tomb of Sultan Bolkiah


* Central Sofia Cemetery (Orlandovtsi)
* Central Varna Cemetery
* SS. Forty Martyrs Church, Veliko Tarnovo



*St. Boniface Cathedral Cemetery, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Burial site of Louis Riel. Oldest graveyard in Western Canada.


*Church of England Cemetery, St. John's.

Nova Scotia

*Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Burial site for Joseph Howe, Robert Stanfield, Abraham Gesner, amongst others.
*Fairview Cemetery, Halifax. Many victims of the RMS "Titanic" sinking.
*Mount Herman Cemetery, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
*Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax. Nineteen victims of the sinking of RMS "Titanic" are buried here.
*Holy Cross Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Burial site for Sir John Sparrow David Thompson, Prime Minister of Canada

New Brunswick

*Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John. Final resting place of several early Canadian statesmen including Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley.


*Cimetière Notre-Dame-de-Belmont, (Formerly Sainte-Foy) Quebec City. Interred here are politicians Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, Jean Lesage and others.
*Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery, Montreal. Some of the notables buried here include Maurice Richard, George-Étienne Cartier, Doug Harvey, Pierre Laporte.
*Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal. Final resting place for Sui Sin Far, Anna Leonowens, John Abbott, Mordecai Richler, Sir Arthur Currie, Molson family members, and others.
*Mount Hermon Cemetery, (Formerly Sillery), Quebec City, Ireland Memorial. G.R. Renfrew, Peter Simons, Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière,
*Irish Cemetery at Grosse-Ile, Grosse Ile, Quebec. Over 6000 immigrants (mostly Irish) who died while quarantined during the Great Famine of 1847. Largest Irish cemetery outside of Ireland.
*National Field of Honour, Pointe-Claire, an official veteran's cemetery.


*Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa. The burial site includes Sir Robert Borden, Tommy Douglas, Gen. Andrew McNaughton
*Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa. Interments here include Yousuf Karsh, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Aurel Joliat.
*Hope Cemetery, Ottawa.
*Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston. Final resting place of Sir John A. Macdonald, Sir Alexander Campbell
*Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. Those interred here include Timothy Eaton, Frederick Banting, Glenn Gould, William Lyon Mackenzie King, and others.
*Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery in Toronto. The burial site for Margaret Anglin, Morley Callaghan, and King Clancy, amongst others.
*Necropolis Cemetery, in Toronto. (Toronto Necropolis). The burial site of William Lyon Mackenzie, Ned Hanlon, and others. Monument to Samuel Lount and Peter Matthews.
*Forest Lawn Mausoleum, Toronto. Includes the interment of Sir Henry Pellatt.
*Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto. The final resting place of Harold Ballard, Conn Smythe, John Swietlinski, amongst others.
*York Cemetery, in Toronto. The burial site of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, and her husband Captain Kolikovsky, Tim Horton and others.

British Columbia

*Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria. Final resting place of Sir James Douglas, Emily Carr, Billy Barker and Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie, the "Hanging Judge".
*Mountain View Cemetery. The oldest cemetery in the City of Vancouver, it is the resting place of 145,000 people, including numerous notable figures in the city's history.


*Queen's Park Cemetery, Calgary. Final resting place of Owen Hart, a Professional wrestler and member of the prestigious Hart wrestling family, Dorothy Joudrie, Archibald Wilder, and Everett Johnson.


*Cementerio General de Chile in Santiago, Chile, is the burial place for all but one of Chile's deceased Presidents including Salvador Allende plus other notables such as singers Víctor Jara and Violeta Parra.

People's Republic of China

*Ancient Tombs at Longtou Mountain
**Mausoleum of Princess Zhenxiao
*Cemetery of Zhaojun, Inner Mongolia
*Mawangdui at Changsha, Hunan
*Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, Xi'an
*Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, Inner Mongolia
*Mausoleum of Mao Zedong, Beijing
*Thirteen Imperial Mausoleums of Ming Dynasty Emperors, Beijing
*Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum, Nanjing
*Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Nanjing
*Tomb of Marquis Yi of Zeng near Wuhan in Hubei province - probably best preserved funeral architecture of the Warring States Period
*Tomb at Yinque at Linyi County, Shandong province
*Zhao Mausoleum, Jiuzong mountain, Shaanxi province

Hong Kong

*Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum - earliest funeral architecture in Hong Kong
*Gallant Garden is the cemetery for civil and public servants who died in service
*Hong Kong Cemetery - The early western cemetery in the early colonial era of Hong Kong
*Stanley Military Cemetery - Not only one of the major military cemeteries of Hong Kong, but also one of the last battlefields of Hong Kong Defence, 1941
*Sai Wan War Cemetery - Most of the World War II of Hong Kong and East Asia Stage war deads are buried there


*Old Protestant Cemetery


* Central Cemetery of Bogotá - Houses several national heroes, poets and former Colombian presidents


*Mirogoj Cemetery in Zagreb - the biggest cemetery in Croatia, one of the most beautiful and oldest in Europe
*Municipal Cemetery in Varazdin

Czech Republic

*Sedlec ossuary - Kutná Hora
*Old Jewish Cemetery - Prague
*Ďáblice cemetery, Prague
*Olsany Cemetery, Prague - the biggest graveyard in the Czech republic
*Vyšehrad cemetery, Prague - the Czech Republic's most important cemetery, it is the burial site for Antonín Dvořák, Alfons Mucha and Bedřich Smetana, amongst others.


* Cementerio Santa Ifigenia - Bacardi family, José Marti and many others


* Roskilde Cathedral in the city of Roskilde is the burial place for most Danish kings and queens
* Assistens Kirkegård in the Nørrebro section of Copenhagen is the burial site for Danish notables such as Hans Christian Andersen and Niels Bohr as well as for several African-American jazz musicians.


*Cementerio General de Guayaquil

El Salvador

* Cementerio de Los Ilustres is the burial place for Gerardo Barrios, Francisco Morazán, Claudia Lars, Alfredo Espino, Benjamin Bloom, Shafick Jorge Handal, and Roberto D'Aubuisson Arrieta.
* The Crypt of the San Salvador Cathedral contains the mortal remains of Archbishops Oscar Romero, Luis Chavez y Gonzalez, and Arturo Rivera y Damas, as well as human rights champion Maria Julia Hernandez.


*Great Pyramid of Giza
*Valley of the Kings
*City of the Dead, Cairo


*St Barbara's cemetery
*Kopli cemetery
*Mõigu cemetery
*Kalamaja cemetery
*Hiiu-Rahu cemetery
*St John's almshouse cemetery
*Jewish cemetery
*Liiva cemetery
*Pirita cemetery
*Tallinn Military cemetery
*Tõnismäe Monument
*Pärnamäe cemetery
*Siselinna cemetery
*Rahumäe cemetery

*Pauluse cemetery
*Puiestee cemetery
*Raadi cemetery
*Rahumäe cemetery

*Pärnu Alevi cemetery
*Vana-Pärnu cemetery

*Reopalu cemetery
*Sillaotsa cemetery


*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.
*Cimetière des Gonards, Versailles, burial place for Edith Wharton, Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte and others.
*Grand Jas Cemetery, Cannes - buried here are Lily Pons, Peter Carl Fabergé, Martine Carol and other celebrities
*Les Invalides, Paris - war heroes including Napoleon
*Cimetière de Montmartre, Paris - resting place of Edgar Degas, Heinrich Heine, Georges Feydeau, other artists and writers. Émile Zola was initially buried here, but his remains were later moved to the Panthéon. His gravestone can still be seen here, however.
*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
*Panthéon, Paris - France's most honored, including Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Émile Zola.
*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.
*Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris - resting place of famous persons such as Colette, Baron Georges Haussmann, Eugène Delacroix, Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison, Molière, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Gertrude Stein, Édith Piaf, Marcel Proust, Pierre Desproges and Frédéric Chopin. Many French Holocaust victims are commemorated there.
*Saint Denis Basilica, Paris - burial site for French Royalty.
*Cimetière de Saint-Ouen, Paris - where, on 24 May 1430, [ Joan of Arc] was told to recant or face summary execution. Some of those buried here are the painters Suzanne Valadon, Jules Pascin, and tennis star Suzanne Lenglen.
*Saint Remi Basilica, Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, France
*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.

Foreign cemeteries

*Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois Russian Cemetery: Ivan Bunin, Rudolph Nureyev, Felix Yusupov, Andrei Tarkovsky
*Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
*Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
*Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery


Bavaria (Bayern)

* Bayreuth, Bayreuth Friedhof Burial site of Richard Wagner, Franz Liszt and Jean Paul amongst others
* Munich, Nordfriedhof Burial site of Peter Igelhoff and Paul Troost
* Munich, Ostfriedhof. Burial site of Friedrich Hollaender, Rudolf Moshammer, Leni Riefenstahl and Barbara Valentin.
* Munich, Südlichen Friedhof zu München. Burial site of Leo von Klenze and Karl Spitzweg.
* Munich, Westfriedhof. Burial site of Alexandra, Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari and Ernst Röhm.
* Nuremberg, Johanniskirchhof
* Andechs, Kloster Andechs und Wittelsbacher Friedhof. Burial site of the Wittelsbachs


* Berlin - Charlottenburg, Friedhof Heerstraße, Burial site of Leo Blech, Karl Bonhoeffer, Horst Buchholz, Tilla Durieux, George Grosz, Maximilian Harden, Hilde Hildebrand, Joachim Ringelnatz and Grethe Weiser.(See )
* Berlin - Charlottenburg, British War Cemetery, Heerstraße.(See )
* Berlin - Kreuzberg, Holy Trinity Cemetery I Burial site of Fanny Hensel Felix Mendelssohn and Rahel Varnhagen (See: () also Holy Trinity Cemetery II Burial site of Martin Gropius, Adolph von Menzel and Theodor Mommsen. (See )
* Berlin - Kreuzberg, Jersusalem und Neue Kirche III Burial site of Adelbert von Chamisso and E.T.A. Hoffmann (See: ), also Friedhof IV der Gemeinde Jerusalems- und Neue Kirche Burial site of Rikard Nordraak. (See: )
* Berlin - Kreuzberg, Luisenstädtischer Friedhof Burial site of Gustav Stresemann. (See )
* Berlin - Lichtenberg, Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde. Burial site of Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Liebknecht.
* Berlin - Mitte, Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof. Burial site of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Bertolt Brecht, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, John Heartfield and Johannes Rau. (See )
* Berlin - Mitte, Invalidenfriedhof. Burial site of Reinhard Heydrich, Fritz Todt, Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Manfred von Richthofen temporary, Hans von Seeckt, Werner von Fritsch, Karl von Bulow, Ernst Udet, Werner Moelders, Helmuth von Moltke, Alfred von Schlieffen
* Berlin - Schöneberg, Städtischer Friedhof III. Burial site of Marlene Dietrich and Helmut Newton.
* Berlin - Schöneberg, Alter St.-Matthäus-Kirchhof Berlin. Burial site of the Brothers Grimm. (See )
* Berlin - Weißensee, Weißensee Cemetery. The largest old Jewish cemetery in Europe.
* Berlin - Wilmersdorf, Friedhof Schmargendorf. Burial site of Max Pechstein.
* Berlin - Zehlendorf, Städtischer Friedhof Berlin-Zehlendorf. Burial site of Heinrich George.
* Berlin - Zehlendorf, St Annen Friedhof, Dahlem Dorf. Burial site of Rudi Dutschke.
* Berlin - Zehlendorf, Waldfriedhof Dahlem, Hüttenweg. Burial site of Gottfried Benn, Karl Hofer, Bernd Rosemeyer and Werner Sombart.
* Berlin - Zehlendorf, Waldfriedhof Zehlendorf, Potsdamer Chaussee. Burial site of Willy Brandt, La Jana, Helmut Käutner, Julius Leber, Hildegard Knef, Erich Mühsam, Ernst Reuter and Renée Sintenis.

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* Stahnsdorf near Berlin, Südwest-Kirchhof Stahnsdorf (Stahnsdorf Southwest Cemetery). Burial site of Rudolf Breitscheid, Lovis Corinth, Jean Kurt Forest, Joachim Gottschalk, Engelbert Humperdinck, Gustav Langenscheidt and Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau.


* Hamburg, Hauptfriedhof Ohlsdorf (Ohlsdorf Main Cemetery), with 4.05 km² largest cemetery on Earth.
* Hamburg, Hauptfriedhof Öjendorf (Öjendorf Main Cemetery)
* Hamburg, Jüdischer Friedhof Altona (Altona Jewish Cemetery)
* Hamburg, Jüdischer Friedhof Ohlsdorf (Ohlsdorf Jewish Cemetery)
* Hamburg, Jüdischer Friedhof Ottensen (Ottensen Jewish Cemetery)

Lower Saxony


North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen)

*Balve, for Russian soldiers
* Cologne, Melaten


* Worms, Jewish Cemetery in Worms


* Herrnhut, the Hutberg Moravian Graveyard, God's Acre


* Dessau, Neuer Begräbnisplatz
* Halle, Stadtgottesacker
* Magdeburg, Dom St. Mauritius & St. Katharina, Kathedrale St. Sebastian


* Elmshorn, Jüdischer Friedhof (Elmshorn Jewish Cemetery)
* Lübeck, Burgtor-Friedhof
* Rendsburg, Garnisonsfriedhof


*Kerameikon - ancient cemetery in Athens
*First Cemetery of Athens - Cemetery in Central Athens, including the graves of many famous Greek politicians and celebrities like Melina Mercouri, Andreas Papandreou, George Papandreou, George Seferis, Manos Hadjidakis.
*Anastaseos tou Kyriou ("Resurrection of Lord") - The biggest public cemetery of Greece. Located east of Thessaloniki.
*Akrotiri, Chania, Crete - "Venizelos' tombs". Burial site of the politician Eleftherios Venizelos.
*Vergina, Pella - (Macedonian Tombs). Tomb of the ancient Macedonian King, Phillip II of Macedon.
*Tatoi Royal Cemetery - Athens.
*Mikra British Honorary Cemetery - Located in the municipality of Kalamaria, in Thessaloniki. The Memorial commemorates 478 nurses, officers and men of the Commonwealth forces who died when troop transports and hospital ships were lost in the Mediterranean, and who have no grave but the sea.
*Skorpios Island, Ionian Sea - Burial site of 20th century's shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis and his daughter Christina Onassis.


* Kerepesi Cemetery in Budapest
* Farkasréti Cemetery in Budapest
* List of cemeteries in Budapest

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* Imogiri - founded by Sultan Agung
* Kalibata Cemetery


* Astan-e Quds-e Razavi in Mashhad
* Bam cemetery in Bam
* Behesht-e Fazl in Neyshabur (Where Fazlinb-e shazan-e Neyshaburi's shrine is placed)
* Behesht-e Zahra in Tehran - largest Iranian cemetery
* Beheshtieh in Tehran - Jewish cemetery
* Takht-e Foolad in Esfahan
* Bagh-e Rezvan in Esfahan
* Emamzadeh Taher in Karaj
* Gurestan Bastani, Bushehr (the ancient cemetery, Bushehr)
* Maghbarat ol-Shoara (the Poets’ cemetery in Tabriz)
* Vadi-e Rahmat, Tabriz Cemetery
* Naqsh-e Rustam (Achaemenid Royal Cemetery)
* Shah-Abdol-Azim Cemetery, Rayy, Tehran
* Shah Cheragh, Shiraz


* Wadi-us-Salaam, Najaf - one of the largest cemeteries in the world, containing approximately five million graves
* Shuneziya, Baghdad - Burial place of saints and many pious personalities.


*Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin - this cemetery has over 1500000 people buried in it - many victims of the great famine of 1845, there are also many prominent Irish figures buried here such as Michael Collins and Eamon DeValera
*Carrowmore, County Sligo
*Deansgrange, County Dublin
*Huguenot Cemetery, Dublin
*Newgrange, County Meath
*St. Fintan's Cemetery, Sutton, Dublin


*Mount Herzl, the official cemetery for the leaders of Israel, where many Prime Ministers of Israel and President of Israel are buried. Theodor Herzl, Zeev Jabotinsky, Golda Meir and Yitzhak Rabin are among those who are buried here.
*Mount of Olives, in Jerusalem - in almost continual use from First Temple times until today. Menachem Begin buried here. See also and list of notable people buried on the Mount of Olives.
*Har HaMenuchot in Jerusalem.
*Kinnereth Cemetery, a small cemetery on the Sea of Galilee shore. The poets Rachel and Naomi Shemer are buried here, as is Moses Hess.


*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, Florence - burial site for Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Frances Trollope, Theodore Parker and others;
*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;
*Campo di Verano cemetery, Rome
*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, Eva Peron and others are interred;
*Camposanto, Pisa
*Catacombs of Rome
*Mausoleum of Theodoric
*Protestant Cemetery, Rome - resting place of Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats;
*San Michele, Venice - Venice's main cemetery and resting place of Ezra Pound, Igor Stravinsky and Sergei Diaghilev;
* [ Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno] , Genoa--famous for its sepulchral sculpture and architecture.


*Foreign cemeteries in Japan


*Wajee Nature Park, Nyeri, resting place of Robert Baden-Powell founder of the Scouting movement.



*Bralu kapi
*Lielie kapi
*Pokrova kapi
*Meža kapi
*Raiņa kapi
*Sarkandaugavas kapi


*Palm Grove Cemetery, Monrovia


*Antakalnis Cemetery, Vilnius
*Rasos Cemetery, Vilnius
*Bernardine Cemetery (Vilnius)
*Saltoniskiu Cemetery, Vilnius


*Bukit China in Malacca is the largest (250,000 m²) Chinese cemetery outside China, with graves that date back to the Ming dynasty.
*Taman Selatan
*Tanjung Kupang Memorial
*Taiping War Cemetery
*Labuan War Cemetery


*Addolorata Cemetery in Paola, Malta is the national cemetry of Malta.


*Panteón de Dolores, Mexico City
*Panteón Español, Mexico City
*Panteón Francés, Mexico City
*Panteón de Belén, Guadalajara, Jalisco
*Panteón del Carmen, Monterrey, Nuevo León
*Panteón de Dolores, Monterrey, Nuevo León
*Parque funeral Guadalupe, Monterrey, Nuevo León
* [ Panteones Municipales de Monterrey] , Monterrey, Nuevo León
*Panteón del Roble, Monterrey, Nuevo León
*Panteón Valle de Paz, Monterrey, Nuevo León
*Panteón Tepeyac, Monterrey, Nuevo León


*Westgaarde, Amsterdam
*Zorgvlied, Amsterdam
*Westerkerk, Amsterdam - Resting place of Rembrandt van Rijn
*Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam - Resting place of Joost van den Vondel, Michiel de Ruyter
*Nieuwe Kerk, Delft - Resting place of William I of Orange, most members of House of Orange
*Oude Kerk, Delft - Resting place of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Maarten Tromp, Johannes Vermeer
*Holten Canadian War Cemetery
*Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery
*Margraten - Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
*Bergen op Zoom Canadian War Cemetery
*Beth Haim of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel

New Zealand

*Northern Cemetery (Dunedin) - final resting place of Thomas Bracken, author of New Zealand's national anthem, "God Defend New Zealand".


*Vår Frelsers gravlund, Oslo.


* Tomb of Muhammad Iqbal located in front of the Badshahi Masjid, Lahore
* Chaukhandi Tombs, Karachi
* Mazar-e-Quaid, Karachi - Final resting place of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Founder of Pakistan
* Miani Sahib Qabaristan, Lahore - Hundreds of years old, it is the largest cemetery in Lahore, contains graves of saints and pious people.
* Makli Hill, Thatta - One of the largest necropolis in the world, contains hundreds of graves of saints, pious people, local rulers and kings.
* Wadi-a-Hussain Cemetery, Karachi


* Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila
* Libingan ng mga Bayani (Cemetery of Heroes), Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila
* Manila North Cemetery, Manila
* Manila Chinese Cemetery, Manila
* La Loma Cemetery, Manila and Caloocan


* Presbítero Maestro -


* Kraków - Rakowicki Cemetery,
* Kraków - Skałka, the "National Pantheon",
* Kraków - Wawel Cathedral, burial place for Polish kings, bishops of Kraków,poets and national heroes,
* Szczecin - Central Cemetery - one of the largest cemeteries in Europe,
* Warsaw - Powązki Cemetery, among those interred here are film director Krzysztof Kieślowski and Nobel Prize winning author Władysław Reymont,


* Church of Santa Engrácia - the National Pantheon, burial place of Amália Rodrigues, Vasco da Gama among others.

Puerto Rico

*Puerto Rico National Cemetery in Bayamón
*Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery in Old San Juan, bural place of authors Pedro Salinas, Muna Lee and singer Tony Croatto
*Cementerio Nuevo de Ciales


*Bellu cemetery, Bucharest
*Merry Cemetery, Săpânţa (Maramureş)



*Novodevichy Cemetery at the New Maidens' Convent, Moscow - many famous Russians and citizens of the former Soviet Union buried here including Nikita Khrushchev, Boris Yeltsin, the writers Nikolai Gogol and Anton Chekhov, and composers Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich.
*Vagankovskoye Cemetery, Moscow, Russia is the burial site for Inga Artamonova, Vladimir Vysotsky, Sergei Grinkov, Sergei Yesenin and others.
*Donskoe Cemetery in Moscow is an old necropolis next to the Donskoy Monastery.
*Rogozhskoye cemetery in Moscow is the center of Old Believer community in Russia and the world.
* Lenin's Mausoleum - the final resting place of Vladimir Lenin, with his embalmed body on public display.
* Kremlin Wall Necropolis - part of the Kremlin Wall where Soviet governments buried many prominent Communist figures.
* Pantheon, Moscow - a project in the 1950s to construct a monumental memorial tomb in Moscow, Soviet Union
*Vvedenskoye Cemetery - cemetery of the former German community in Moscow

* Saint Petersburg

* Tikhvin Cemetery at the Alexander Nevsky Monastery, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Among those interred here is author Fyodor Dostoevsky, scientist Mikhail Lomonosov, and composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
* Persian Shiite Cemetery, Saint Petersburg
* Peter and Paul Fortress, Petersburg - all Russian Tsars since Peter the Great are buried in the cathedral.
* Piskarevskoye Memorial Cemetery, Saint Petersburg - burial ground for the victims of the Siege of Leningrad and probably the largest cemetery in the world by the number of people interred.
* Komarovo Cemetery, Komarovo, Saint Petersburg - burial place of Saint Petersburg scientific and cultural intelligentsia such as Anna Akhmatova
* Novodevichy Cemetery (Saint Petersburg) should be distinguished from the eponymous cemetery in Moscow.
* Volkovo Cemetery one of the largest non orthodox cemeteries in Saint Petersburg
* Smolensk Cemetery another of the largest non orthodox cemeteries in Saint Petersburg


* Slávičie údolie cemetery in Bratislava
* Slavín monumental memorial and cemetery of fallen Soviet Army soldiers in Bratislava
* National Cemetery in Martin
* Cemeteries of Villages in Eastern Slovakia


* Žale, Ljubljana, especially the so-called "Propylaea" and the mortuary "chapels" built by Jože Plečnik around 1940.
* Navje, Ljubljana, the open-air cemetery of many famous Slovene and foreign personalities (e.g. Josef Ressel, the inventor of the ship propeller).


*Novo Groblje in Belgrade - burial ground of many famous Serbs

outh Korea

* Seoul National Cemetery
* Daejeon National Cemetery


*Cementerio de la Almudena - Madrid's largest cemetery
*El Escorial - burial place for the monarchs of Spain
*Cementerio de San Fernando - Sevilla's cemetery
*"Panteón de Hombres Ilustres", in Madrid
*Royal Chapel of Granada, where the Catholic Monarchs, Isabella and Ferdinand with Joanna of Castile "La Loca" and Philip the Handsome lie.
*Valle de los Caídos. Francisco Franco, Primo de Rivera, and more than 30.000 soldiers of both factions deceased in the Spanish Civil War lay there.

audi Arabia

*Jannatul Baqee' cemetery, Madinah
*Jannatul Mualla cemetery, Makkah

Both these cemeteries are outstanding religiously historical burial grounds. Eminent early Islamic figures are buried at both these sites as well as other places. However, these two cemeteries are held in esteem. Many people even today desire these sites to be their final journey.


*Riddarholmskyrkan, Stockholm
*Norra begravningsplatsen, established in 1827 in northern Stockholm, is the burial site for a number of Swedish notables including Alfred Nobel, Ingrid Bergman and Ulrich Salchow.
*Skogskyrkogården, a relatively new cemetery opened in 1920 in southern Stockholm, has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Amongst others, the cemetery contains the graves of actress Greta Garbo.
*Uppsala Cathedral is the burial site for several Swedish kings and queens from the 16th and 17th century, as well as Carolus Linnaeus and Emanuel Swedenborg. The nearby Old Graveyard houses the grave of Dag Hammarskjöld.


**Friedhof Hörnli
**Bremgartenfriedhof: Michail Alexandrowitsch Bakunin.
**Schosshaldenfriedhof: Paul Klee.
**Friedhof Bümpliz (with sculptures by Schang Hutter)
**Jüdischer Friedhof Bern: Max Horkheimer.
**Cimetière des Rois: Jorge Luis Borges
*Kilchberg, Zürich: Thomas Mann, Katia Mann, Erika Mann, Golo Mann, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer
**Cemetery Morcote: Alexander Moissi (1879-1935), Georges Baklanoff (1882-1938), Georg Kaiser (1878-1945), Eugen d'Albert (1864-1932).
**Friedhof Fluntern: burial site for Elias Canetti, Kurt Früh, Therese Giehse, Fritz Hug, James Joyce, Karl Moser, Lavoslav Růžička, Paul Scherrer, Emil Oprecht
**Privatfriedhof Hohe Promenade: Grabstädte Arnold Escher von der Linth.
**Friedhof Manegg: Walter Matthias Diggelmann, Alfred Escher, Friedrich Glauser, Kurt Gloor, Othmar Schoeck.
**Friedhof Nordheim: Albin Zollinger.
**Friedhof Rehalp: Heinrich Federer.
**Friedhof Sihlfeld: Alfred Friedrich Bluntschli, Karl Culmann, Gustav Gull, Rudolf Koller, Johanna Spyri, August Bebel, Henri Dunant, Gottfried Keller.


*Baab Sagheer Cemetery - Damascus

Taiwan (Republic of China)

*Chin Pao San
*Wuchih Mountain Military Cemetery
*Tamsui Foreign Cemetery


*Chungkai War Cemetery
*Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
*Royal Cemetery at Wat Ratchabophit



*Cebeci Asri Cemetery: The cemetery for high ranked public and military officials in Ankara
*Turkish State Cemetery: Cemetery in Ankara reserved for presidents, prime ministers and high ranked military officials fought at the Turkish War of Independence


Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries containing the remains of allied troops, who died during the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915:
* Azmak Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery
* Beach Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery
* Green Hill Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery
* Lancashire Landing Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery
* Pink Farm Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery
* Redoubt Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery
* Skew Bridge Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery
* Shrapnel Valley Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery
* The Nek Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery
* Twelve Tree Copse Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery
* V Beach Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery
* Walker's Ridge Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery


*Karacaahmet Cemetery: 700 year-old cemetery in Üsküdar
*Zincirlikuyu Cemetery: Istanbul's first modern structured cemetery located in Şişli
*Haydarpaşa Cemetery: Cemetery for British soldiers, who died during the Crimean War and British Commonwealth soldiers of the two World Wars
*Kuzguncuk Jewish cemetery


*Baikove Cemetery, Kiev – The burial site for many famous Ukrainians Mykhailo Hrushevskyi, Lesya Ukrainka, Volodymyr Shcherbytsky and Valeri Lobanovsky.
*Lychakivskiy Cemetery, Lviv – The burial site for Polish and Ukrainian notables including writer Maria Konopnicka and the poet, Ivan Franko.

United Kingdom

*Abney Park, Stoke Newington, London - Opened in 1840, it is one of London's Magnificent Seven cemeteries and was the first wholly non-denominational cemetery in Europe; architecture by William Hosking, arboretum by Loddiges, design concept by George Collison based partly on the 'New World' principles and designs of Mount Auburn Cemetery. Although open to all, it became particularly noted as the main C19th burial place of English nonconformist ministers, scholars and missionaries as Bunhill Fields became full
*Aldershot Military Cemetery, first enclosed in 1856, it is the final resting place of military personnel of all ranks, or ex military personnel and for interment of wives and families, and for some civilians who have spent their life with the British Army.
*Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol - established 1837, first burial 1839
*Ballyoan Cemetery, County Londonderry
*Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast
*Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries, London, opened in 1858, they are characteristic examples of the first wave of Victorian public cemeteries
*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.
*Brookwood Cemetery - Brookwood, Woking, Surrey - resting place for over 240,000 people.
*Bunhill Fields, London, England - note as the main late C17th, C18th and early C19th burial place of nonconformist ministers, scholars, and literary figures including John Bunyan, William Blake, Isaac Watts and Daniel Defoe
*Canongate Kirkyard, Edinburgh, Scotland - Resting place of Adam Smith, regarded as the founder of modern economics
*Croydon Cemetery, London
*Ford Park Cemetery, Plymouth
*Glasgow Necropolis, Glasgow, Scotland - elaborate mausolea
*Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, London, England
*Hampstead Cemetery, London
*Highgate Cemetery, London, is notable for its Egyptian Avenue and Lebanon Circle. Highgate contains the tomb of Karl Marx, topped with a huge bronze bust, Douglas Adams, Jacob Bronowski, Charles Cruft, George Eliot, Michael Faraday, William Friese-Greene, Stella Gibbons, Sheila Gish, Radclyffe Hall, Leslie Hutchinson, Sidney Nolan, prolific actor Sir Ralph Richardson, Christina Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti, Elizabeth Siddal, Herbert Spencer, Feliks Topolski and Max Wall.
*Iona Abbey, last resting place of many kings of Scotland, and Labour leader John Smith
*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. W. H.Smith is buried there.
*Milltown Cemetery, Falls Road, Belfast
*Putney Vale Cemetery in London
*Southern Cemetery, Manchester
*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 has a substantial crypt and has over 200 memorials. Both Lord Nelson and The Duke of Wellington among others are buried here.
*Westminster Abbey, London, many English monarchs, Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Lord Laurence Olivier
*West Norwood Cemetery, one of London's Magnificent Seven, containing a record 65 listed monuments, and many notables including Sir Henry Bessemer, Dr William Marsden, Sir Hiram Maxim, Paul Julius Baron von Reuter

United States of America


*Ahavas Chesed Cemetery, Mobile
*Church Street Graveyard, Mobile
*Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham - Bear Bryant, Eddie Kendricks, Sun Ra.
* Forest Hill Cemetery, Birmingham - Rufus Willis Cobb
*Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile
*Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville
*Oak Hill Cemetery, Birmingham - Louise Wooster
*Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery - Hank Williams
*Old Catholic Cemetery, Mobile
*Sha'arai Shomayim Cemetery, Mobile
*Pine Hill Cemetery, Auburn


* Boothill Graveyard (Tombstone, Arizona) - Billy Clanton, Frank McLaury, and Tom McLaury.
* Greenwood Memory Lawn (Phoenix, Arizona) - Walter Winchell.
* Mesa Cemetery (Mesa, Arizona) - Waylon Jennings, and Ernesto Miranda.
* National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona (Phoenix, Arizona)
* Paradise Memorial Gardens (Scottsdale, Arizona) - Elisabeth Kübler-Ross.
* Pioneer & Military Memorial Park (Phoenix, Arizona) - Darrell Duppa, and King Woolsey.
* Railroad Park (Willcox, Arizona) - Rex Allen and his horse, KoKo.
* Wittmann Cemetery (Wittmann, Arizona)


*Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock - known as Westminster Abbey of Arkansas;


*Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles; George Alexander, Phineas Banning, Jessie Benton Frémont, Louise Glaum, Hattie McDaniel, Anna May Wong, Frederic T. Woodman
*Calvary Cemetery, East Los Angeles; King Baggot, Lionel Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, Lou Costello, Dolores Costello, Irene Dunne, John Hodiak, Mabel Normand
*Centerville Pioneer Cemetery, Fremont;
*Chapel of the Pines Crematory, Los Angeles;
*Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma (known as San Francisco's "City of the Dead"); Gertrude Atherton, Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Randolph Hearst, Hiram W. Johnson, Frederick Low
*Eden Memorial Park Cemetery, Mission Hills, Los Angeles; Lenny Bruce, Harvey Lembeck, Groucho Marx, Catya Sassoon, Roy Stuart
*El Camino Memorial Park, San Diego; Jonas Salk, Ray Kroc, Joan Kroc, Pete Rozelle, Billy Daniels, Joseph Coors, Milburn Stone, Todd Loren, Cedric Durst, Violet La Plante, Preston Foster
*Evergreen Cemetery, Oakland; Huey P. Newton
*Forest Lawn - Cathedral City Cemetery, Cathedral City; Alice Faye, Buddy Rogers, Dinah Shore, Jane Wyman
*Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery, Los Angeles; Bette Davis, Sandra Dee, Andy Gibb, Buster Keaton, Dorothy Lamour, Charles Laughton, Stan Laurel, Liberace, Ricky Nelson, George Raft, John Ritter, Telly Savalas; (Lucille Ball was originally interred here, but was removed to Jamestown, New York, in 2002)
*Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale; Joan Blondell, Humphrey Bogart, Clara Bow, George Burns, Walt Disney, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Carole Lombard, Mary Pickford, Robert Taylor, Robert Young, and many others; satirized in Evelyn Waugh's novel, "The Loved One"
*Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, Point Loma;
*Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Los Altos; historian Iris Chang
*Grand View Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale; Edna Purviance, Chill Wills, Leo G. Carroll
*Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno;
*Hills of Eternity Cemetery, Colma (known as the "City of the Dead"); Wyatt Earp, Saveliy Kramarov
*Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery, Culver City; Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Al Jolson
*Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood; Don Adams, Mel Blanc, Marion Davies, Cecil B. DeMille, Douglas Fairbanks, Janet Gaynor, John Huston, Peter Lorre, Eleanor Powell, William Desmond Taylor, Tyrone Power, Bugsy Siegel, Rudolph Valentino, Clifton Webb, Fay Wray
*Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma; Joe DiMaggio, Pat Brown, George Moscone, Amadeo Giannini, Vince Guaraldi, Abigail Folger
*Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City; Bing Crosby, Lawrence Welk, Sharon Tate, Bela Lugosi
*Home of Peace Cemetery, East Los Angeles; Curly Howard and Shemp Howard (from Three Stooges), Louis B. Mayer, Jack Warner
*Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood; Edgar Bergen, Ella Fitzgerald, Betty Grable, Gypsy Rose Lee, Cesar Romero
*Los Angeles National Cemetery, West Los Angeles;
*Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego; Samuel Brannan, Raymond Chandler, Benjamin T. Frederick, Alonzo Horton, George Marston, Thomas Waterson
*Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles; Lee J. Cobb, Cass Elliott, Phil Silvers
*Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael; Bessie Barriscale, Howard C. Hickman, Ernie Nevers, Diane Marie Antonia Varsi
*Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland; Elizabeth Short, Henry Kaiser, Julia Morgan
*Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery, Chatsworth; Adele Astaire, Fred Astaire, Bob Crane, Gloria Grahame, Ginger Rogers
*Old City Cemetery (aka Sacramento Historic Cemetery), Sacramento;
*Our Lady Of Angels Cathedral and Mausoleum (First Catheral and burial place in over 30 years in the United States), Downtown Los Angeles; Gregory Peck
*Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside;
*Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier (the largest cemetery in the world); Alvin Ailey, Jr., William Hopper, Haing S. Ngor
*San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Mission Hills; William Bendix, Walter Brennan, Evelyn Brent, Betty Compson, Chuck Connors, William Frawley, Bob Hope, Ritchie Valens, Jane Wyatt
*Stanford Mausoleum, Stanford University; Leland Stanford, Jr. and his parents, Leland and Jane Stanford
*Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery, North Hollywood; Bea Benaderet, Lita Grey, Oliver Hardy, Mae Murray
*Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Westwood; Eddie Albert, Eve Arden, Fanny Brice, Eva Gabor, Gene Kelly, Marilyn Monroe, Billy Wilder, Natalie Wood, Frank Zappa
*Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery, Santa Monica; Charles Bickford, Glenn Ford, Paul Henreid, Doug McClure, Irene Ryan


*All Saint's Cemetery, North Haven;
*Almshouse Cemetery, Norwich;Rogak, Lisa (2004), "Stones and Bones of New England: A guide to unusual, historic, and otherwise notable cemeteries", Globe Pequat ISBN 07627-3000-5 ]
*Ancient Burying Ground, Hartford;
*Antientest Burial Ground, New London;
*Bara-Hack Cemetery, Pomfret;
*Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford;
*Cypress Cemetery, Old Saybrook, Connecticut [ [ Hale Collection] - The Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions.] .
*Great Hill Cemetery, Seymour;
*Gregory's Four Corners Burial Ground, Trumbull;
*Green Cemetery, Glastonbury;
*Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven;
*Gunntown Cemetery, Naugatuck;
*Mansfield Center Cemetery, Mansfield;
*Milford Cemetery, Milford;
*Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport;
*Nathan Hale Cemetery, Coventry;
*Old Burying Ground, Fairfield;
*Palisado Cemetery, Windsor;
*Riverside Cemetery, Farmington;
*Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery, Burlington;
*South Burying Grounds, Kensington;
*Stepney Cemetery, Monroe;
*Union Cemetery, Easton;
*Westford Hill Cemetery, Ashford;
*Woodstock Hill Cemetery, Woodstock;

District of Columbia

*Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
*Holy Rood Cemetery, (on the grounds of Georgetown University), Washington, D.C.
*Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
*Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
*Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington D.C.


*Geneva Cemetery, Geneva is where Lewis Paine, also known as Lewis Thornton Powell, co-conspirator in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, is buried.
*Houston Pioneer Cemetery, Eau Gallie
*Limona Cemetery, Brandon
*Ocoee Cemetery, Ocoee
* [ St. Michael's Cemetery] , Pensacola
*Westview Cemetery, Broward County, Pompano Beach; Esther Rolle, actor, (mother on Good Times) is buried here.


*Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, made famous by the "Bird Girl" sculpture featured on the cover of the book, and in the movie of, "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil";
*Forest Lawn Cemetery, College Park - Final resting place of Whitman Mayo (actor who played Grady Wilson on the 1970s hit sitcom "Sanford and Son").
*Lincoln Cemetery, Atlanta - Final resting place of Theodore "Tiger" Flowers (first African-American middle-weight boxing champion) and Rev. Hosea L. Williams (civil rights leader who worked with Martin Luther King, Jr.)
*Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Non-Violent Social Change, Atlanta - Final resting place of civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr.
*Morehouse College, Atlanta - Final resting place of Dr. John Hope (President of Atlanta University) and wife, Dr. Benjamin E. Mays (President of Morehouse College and mentor to Martin Luther King, Jr.) and wife Sadie
*Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, is where Margaret Mitchell, author of "Gone with the Wind", Maynard H. Jackson (first black mayor of Atlanta), Bobby Jones (famed golfer) are buried. It is also known being part of the Rural Garden Cemetery movement with beautiful landscapes and Victorian monuments. Has one of the largest sections dedicated to the Confederate dead in the nation.
*Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, is where numerous Georgia politicians, Confederate soldiers, and other notable UGA and Athens people are buried. Dean Rusk, former United States Secretary of State, and Ricky Wilson, guitarist in the rock band "The B-52's", are buried in this cemetery.
*Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, is where Allman Brothers Band guitarist Duane Allman and bassist Berry Oakley are buried.
*South-View Cemetery, Atlanta- Final resting place of Alonzo F. Herndon (Atlanta's first black millionaire), Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Sr. (mother and father of Martin Luther King, Jr.).
*Westview Cemetery, Atlanta- Largest Cemetery in Southeastern United States. Final resting place of Henry W. Grady, Joel Chandler Harris (Author), Asa Candler(businessman) and Rev. Dr. Corneilus L. Henderson (United Methodist Church Minister/Bishop).
*St. James Episcopal Cemetery, Marietta. The final resting place of both JonBenét Ramsey and Patsy Ramsey.


*Hawai‘i State Veterans Cemetery, Kāne‘ohe, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, official state veterans cemetery for those who served in the United States Armed Forces
*Honolulu Catholic Cemetery, 839A South King Street, Honolulu. Notable persons interred here include the Roman Catholic bishops of the Vicariate Apostolic of the Hawaiian Islands, as well as other famous persons such as Congressional delegate Robert Wilcox and Tahitian princess Eugénie Ninito Sumner.
*National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, official United States Armed Forces cemetery comparable to Arlington National Cemetery, final resting place of Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War and Gulf War dead. Also interred are the former Governors of Hawai‘i, influential American statesmen, Challenger disaster victims, among others.
*Royal Mausoleum at Mauna‘ala, Nu‘uanu, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, official resting place of the Kamehameha and Kalakaua dynasties who reigned over the Kingdom of Hawai‘i
*USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i, official resting place of those killed during the attack on Honolulu on 7 December 1941
*Valley of the Temples, Kāne‘ohe, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, home of the Byodo-In Temple and final resting place of Walter F. Dillingham. Former Philippines dictator President Ferdinand E. Marcos was also entombed here for a brief period, and his mausoleum was open to public visitation, until his body was returned to the Philippines where it remains until today on permanent display in a shrine specially built for him in the family's home province of Ilocos Norte.


*Ketchum Cemetery, Ketchum, Idaho - Burial place of Ernest Hemingway


**Bachelor's Grove Cemetery - a small, abandoned and reportedly haunted cemetery.
**Graceland Cemetery - resting place of many members of Chicago's architectural, political, and industrial elite. Marshall Field, Cyrus McCormick, Carter Harrison, Potter Palmer, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Louis Sullivan, and Daniel Burnham are a few famous people buried here.
**Mount Carmel Cemetery - the final resting place of several Bishops and Archbishops of Chicago, as well as organized crime figures such as Al Capone. The cemetery is located just west of Chicago in Hillside, Illinois.
**Rosehill Cemetery - Julius Rosenwald, Oscar Meyer and others.
**Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago - burial site for Enrico Fermi, Cap Anson, Jesse Owens and other notables.
**Westlawn Cemetery - Jack Ruby, Abe Saperstein.

*Burr Oak Cemetery and Restvale Cemetery, Alsip (near Chicago) - are the final resting places for many prominent African-American musicians and other personalities including Muddy Waters, Dinah Washington, Candy Jim Taylor, Ezzard Charles.
*Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Listed on the cemetery National Registry in 1994. Memorials created by significant artists, including Alexander Stirling Calder and Paul de Vigne.
*Evergreen Cemetery in Bloomington - resting place of former Vice President of the United States Adlai E. Stevenson I, former U.S. Ambassdor to the United Nations Adlai E. Stevenson II, and former U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Davis, among others.
*Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield - resting place of former President of the United States Abraham Lincoln, and members of his family, as well as notable state of Illinois politicians.

*Forest Park
**German Waldheim Cemetery - Including several anarchists and socialists, including the Haymarket Martyrs, Emma Goldman, and others.
**Jewish Waldheim Cemetery
**Altenheim Cemetery
**Woodlawn Cemetery
***Showmen's Rest - circus performers
**Concordia Cemetery
**Virden Cemetery
Maplewood Cemetery Rantoul
Holy Sepulchre Rantoul


*Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis - third largest cemetery in the United States (by area) and burial place of John Dillinger, Charles Fairbanks, Dr. Richard Jordan Gatling, President Benjamin Harrison, Vice Presidents Charles W. Fairbanks, Thomas A. Hendricks and Thomas R. Marshall, James Whitcomb Riley, eleven Indiana Governors and fourteen Indianapolis Mayors.
*Dayton Cemetery, located in Dayton, Sheffield Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Final resting place of Blind Melon lead singer Shannon Hoon.
*Earlham Cemetery, Richmond, Indiana
*Heady Lane Cemetery, Fishers, Indiana-small cemetery which dates back to the early 1800s and has many members of the Heady family in it.
*Lutherania Cemetery, Richmond, Indiana
*Park Cemetery, Fairmount - burial place of James Dean.
*Pleasant Valley Cemetery - small cemetery which dates back to the early 1800s.
* [ Beech Grove Cemetery] Orange County, Indiana. Very Large, originally a Quaker Cemetery
* [ Hunt Cemetery] Orange County, Indiana


*Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque. One of the main cemeteries for people living in the Dubuque area. Originally it was the cemetery for the city's Protestants, but now it serves people of all faiths. A number of prominent Iowans are buried at the cemetery.
*Logan Park Cemetery, Sioux City- burial place of cartoonist, Jay Darling and of notable historical figures.
*Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque. This cemetery was originally the main burial location for the German Catholics of Dubuque. It is presently one of the two main Catholic cemeteries in Dubuque.
*Mount Olivet Cemetery, Dubuque. This cemetery, along with Mount Calvary Cemetery, is one of two main Catholic cemeteries in Dubuque.
*Oakdale Cemetery, Davenport. Burial place of jazz legend, Bix Beiderbecke.
*Oakland Cemetery, Centerville. This cemetery is the city owned cemetery for Centerville and is the burial place of former Governor of Iowa, Francis M. Drake.
*Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City. This cemetery is home to the Black Angel, a burial monument surrounded by mystery and superstition.
*Saint Joseph Cemetery, Earling.


*Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth. Founded in 1862. Burial place of Civil War and Indian War veterans, including eight Medal of Honor recipients, and the Fort and town's namesake, Brigadier General Henry Leavenworth.
*Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence. Burial place of Quantrill raid victims, Langston Hughes' grandparents, many Civil War, World War I, World War II veterans and was once called by famed journalist William Allen White the "Kansas Arlington".
*Stull Cemetery, Kanwaka Township,Douglas County. Reported "gateway to Hell". Buried there are many of the town founders whose families still reside in the area.
*Sunset Cemetery, Manhattan. The first cemetery in Manhattan, founded in 1860. It is the burial place of the fourth Governor of Kansas Nehemiah Green, Earl Woods, scientist Samuel Wendell Williston, anthropologist Solon Toothaker Kimball, and other local notables, including one Medal of Honor recipient.


*Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville - burial place of President Zachary Taylor.
*Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville - burial place of Colonel Sanders.
*Moffitt Cemetery, Milton - a part of the film Some Came Running, starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine, was shot on location here.
*Lexington Cemetery, Lexington - established 1849. Burial place of Henry Clay, John Hunt Morgan, and John Cabell Breckinridge.
*Walnut Hills Cemetery- a part of the film Rain Man starring Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman.


*Forest Lawn Memorial Park is located on U.S. Highway 165 in Pineville.
*Forest Park Cemetery, Shreveport, contains graves of many of the city's business and political leaders.
*Hill Crest Memorial Park in Bossier City has the grave of Country singer Johnny Horton.
*Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans - grandest of the city's cemeteries, it is the burial site of notables such as Al Hirt, P.G.T. Beauregard and others. Because of the high water table (parts of the city are below sea level), graves in New Orleans cemeteries are above ground.
*St. Louis Cemetery #1,#2,#3, New Orleans - burial place of Marie Laveau, Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, and many notable pirates and politicians.


*Ancient Cemetery, Wiscasset
*Brooklin Cemetery, North Brooklin
*Buck Cemetery, Bucksport
*Eastern Cemetery, Portland
*Evergreen Cemetery
*Fort Hill Cemetery, Winslow
*First Parish Cemetery, York
*Gray Cemetery, Gray
*Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor
*O'Brien Cemetery, Machias
*Old Burying Yard, Kittery Point
*Old Burying Yard, York
*Old German Church and Cemetery, Waldoboro
*Orgonon, Rangeley
*State of Maine Burial Ground, Augusta
*Togus National Cemetery, Chelsea
*Webster Cemetery, Freeport. The final resting place of Leon Leonwood Bean, founder of L.L.Bean


*Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg
*Crownsville Veterans Cemetery, Crownsville
*Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville
*Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, Timonium
* Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring - burial site of Mattie Stepanek
*Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore - burial site of Samuel Arnold, John Wilkes Booth, Allen Dulles, Johns Hopkins, Benjamin Chew Howard, Joseph E. Johnston, Sidney Lanier, and many other notable Marylanders
*Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Suitland
*Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore - burial site of Charles Joseph Bonaparte, Frederick William Nicholls Crouch, H. L. Mencken, Ottmar Mergenthaler, Mary Pickersgill, and many other noteworthy Marylanders
*Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick - burial site of Barbara Fritchie and Francis Scott Key
*Old Saint Paul's Cemetery, Baltimore - Lewis Armistead, George Atzerodt, Samuel Chase, John Eager Howard, and many others of note
*United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis
*Saint Mary's Cemetery, Rockville - burial site of F Scott Fitzgerald
*Westminster Hall and Burying Ground, Baltimore - burial site of James McHenry, Edgar Allan Poe, and many other important Marylanders
*U.S. National Cemetery


*Assonet Burying Ground, Assonet - burial site of John M. Deane, Civil War era Medal of Honor recipient.
*Bay Path Cemetery, Springfield
*Burial Hill, Plymouth
*Burying Point and Witch Trial Victims Memorial, Salem
*Center Cemetery, Stockbridge
*Copp's Hill, Boston - 17th century
*Deerfield Cemetery, Deerfield
*Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster
*Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, garden cemetery, founded 1848.
*Granary Burying Ground, Boston - 17th century
*Greek Theology School of Boston, Iakovos, Archbishop of America.
*Green River Cemetery, Greenfield
*Hillside Cemetery, Shrewsbury
*Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline - Joseph P. Kennedy, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (first resting place of Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, later reinterred at Arlington National Cemetery)
*Hope Cemetery, Worcester
*King's Chapel, Boston - 17th century
*Knights Cemetery, Pelham
*Lowell Cemetery, Lowell - Early garden cemeterey (1840s)
*Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, first garden cemetery, picturesque landscaping; bird, plant, and tree sanctuary, featured in "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1968).
*Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River
*Old Burial Hill, Marblehead
*Old Hill Burying Ground, Newburyport
*Quabbin Park Cemetery, Quabbin
*Salem Street Burying Ground, Medford, founded late 1600s.
*Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord - Henry David Thoreau
*Spider Gates Cemetery / Old Quaker Cemetery, Leicester
*Swampscott Cemetery, Swampscott - Burial site of Anthony M. Pizzi and Lydia T. Pizzi
*Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton [] Founded in 1961, featured in "Worcester Telegram and Gazette".


*All Saints Cemetery, Waterford
*Eden Cemetery, Mason, Michigan
*Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan, burial place of Lewis Cass, Zachariah Chandler, Coleman Young, and many other notable people, especially from the 19th century.
*Evergreen Cemetery, Muskegon
*Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Michigan
*Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan
*Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Michigan
*Guardian Angel Cemetery, Oakland Township
*Hawley Cemetery, Mason, Michigan
*Holy Cross Cemetery, Detroit
*Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield
*Knapp Cemetery, Northville
*Lakeside Cemetery, Muskegon, Michigan
*Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron, Michigan
*Leek Cemetery, Mason, Michigan
*Maple Grove Cemetery, Mason, Michigan
*Maple Ridge Cemetery, Holt, Michigan
*Michigan Memorial Cemetery, Flat Rock, Michigan
*Mona View Cemetery, Muskegon Heights, Michigan
*Mount Carmel Cemetery, Wyandotte
*Mount Elliott Cemetery, Detroit
*Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit
*Norton Cemetery, Norton Shores
*Oakwood Cemetery, Muskegon
*Pine Tree Cemetery, Corunna
*Restlawn Cemetery, Muskegon, Michigan
*Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township
*Rural Hill Cemetery, Northville
*St. Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights
*St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Claybanks Township, Oceana County, Michigan
*Thayer Cemetery, Northville
*Waterford Cemetery, Northville
*White Chapel Cemetery, Troy
*William Ganong Cemetery, Westland
*Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit
*Yerkes Cemetery, Northville
*Pine Grove Cemetery, Millington. Final resting place of Kayla Rolland.


*Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, burial place of Orville Freeman, Hubert Humphrey, Muriel Humphrey, Frank C. Mars, Karl Mueller, Floyd B. Olson, Rudy Perpich, John S. Pillsbury, Tiny Tim, Paul Wellstone, and many other prominent Minnesotans involved in its founding and development.


*Bellefontaine and Calvary Cemeteries, St. Louis, are the final resting place for William Burroughs, Sara Teasdale, Tennessee Williams, Kate Chopin, William Clark and others.

*Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery is located in Marble Hill, MO and is a Perpetually Endowed Cemetery. Their website is

*Alexander Cemetery, Carterville, MO. This cemetery is located on private property south of Carthage, MO. Cemetery information at


New Hampshire

*Ambleside Cemetery, Barrington
*Beebe Family Cemetery, Star Island, Isles of Shoals
*Chester Village Cemetery, Chester
*Eagle Pond Cemetery, Wilmot
*Gilson Road Cemetery, Nashua
*Laurel Hill Cemetery, Wilton
*Lower Warner Cemetery, Warner
*Matthew Thornton Cemetery, Merrimack
*Merrill Cemetery, Manchester - "Commodore" George Washington Morrison Nutt, promoted by P.T. Barnum
*Old Burying Ground, Jaffrey Center
*Old Burying Ground / Elm Street Cemetery, Milford
*Old Burying Ground, Washington
*Old North Burial Ground, Portsmouth
*Old North Cemetery, Concord
*Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester - Composer Horace Johnson, Governor Person Colby Cheney
*Plains Cemetery, Kingston
*Valley Cemetery, Manchester - 20 acre garden cemetery, founded 1841, final resting place for many New Hampshire congressmen, U.S. Senators, governors and Manchester's mayors.

New Jersey

*Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, New Jersey - Vice President Garret A. Hobart
*Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, New Jersey - burial place of three governors; William Pennington, Marcus Lawrence Ward and Franklin Murphy.
*Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, New Jersey - President Grover Cleveland, Vice President Aaron Burr and Declaration signer John Witherspoon.
*Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, New Jersey - burial place of General George B. McClellan.

New York

*Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands -- President Chester A. Arthur
*Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse, New York
*Bayside Acacia Cemetery, Bayside, Queens
*Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens;
*Cemetery of the Evergreens, Brooklyn
*Cold Springs Cemetery, near Carlisle Gardens, New York
*Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn
*Salem Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn
*Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale - Joan Crawford, Judy Garland, Malcolm X, Aaliyah, and others;
*Flushing Cemetery, Queens - Louis Armstrong
*Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo - Millard Fillmore, Shirley Chisholm, Willis Carrier, Rick James, William Fargo, Red Jacket
*Forest Park Cemetery, Brunswick--a famous "haunted" cemetery
*Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County - Baseball immortal Babe Ruth, Oscar winner James Cagney, other well known actors, writers and others;
*Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Stillwater
*Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn - Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Morse, William March "Boss" Tweed, F.A.O. Schwarz and Jean-Michel Basquiat are among the burials here;
*Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester - Louise Brooks, George Mogridge
*Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla - Sergei Rachmaninoff, Ayn Rand, Tommy Dorsey, Lou Gehrig and other personalities are interred here
*Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens
*Machpelah Cemetery, Queens - Harry Houdini is interred here.
*The Moravian Cemetery in New Dorp on Staten Island is the final resting place for several members of the Vanderbilt family.
*Mount Albion Cemetery, Albion, New York
*Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester - Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Lewis Henry Morgan, John Jacob Bausch and Henry Lomb, Frank E. Gannett, Hiram Sibley, Hartwell Carver, Myron Holley, George B. Selden, and many more.
*Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, Queens
*New York Marble Cemetery, East Village, Manhattan is the oldest non-sectarian cemetery in New York City.
*New York City Marble Cemetery, East Village, Manhattan is the second oldest non-sectarian cemetery in New York City.
*Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, New York
*Oakwood Cemetery, Troy - Samuel Wilson aka Uncle Sam
*Old Colonial Cemetery, Johnstown, New York is an old colonial cemetery with many Revolutionary War Soldiers buried here [ [ New Horizons Genealogy] ] .
*Saint Anthony's Lutheran Cemetery, Sanborn
*Saint Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale - Interred here are Peter J. Brennan, Clarence Williams, Vitas Gerulaitis, and others.
*Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow - Washington Irving, Elizabeth Arden, Walter Chrysler, William Rockefeller, Samuel Gompers, Andrew Carnegie, are among notables buried here. Cemetery named by Washington Irving.
*Trinity Churchyard, New York City - Astor family members; Blair family members
*Witmer Road Cemetery, Niagara Falls, New York
*Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx - Duke Ellington, Herman Melville, and Joseph Pulitzer are among those buried here.
*Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira - Interred here: Hal Roach, John W. Jones, Ernie Davis, Ross Marvin, team member of Admiral Peary's North Pole Expedition; Samuel Clemens, Alexander Randall, Lucius Robinson, Matthias Arnot, aviation pioneer and patron of the arts; Revolutionary and Civil War Officers and Soldiers
*Union Cemetery, Fort Edward - final resting place of Ken Varney
*Vale Cemetery Home of notable settlers, politicians and inventors, including Charles Steinmetz

North Carolina

* God's Acre, the Moravian Graveyard Winston-Salem
*Old Chapel Hill Cemetery, Chapel Hill
*Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington.
*New Bern National Cemetery
*Raleigh National Cemetery
*Salisbury National Cemetery
*Wilmington National Cemetery


* Brock Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio - Annie Oakley
* Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus - William Dennison, Jim Rhodes, Eddie Rickenbacker, and James Thurber.
* Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland - burial site for President James A. Garfield, John D. Rockefeller, Eliot Ness and others.
* Mansfield Catholic Cemetery, Mansfield, Ohio. Famous architect F.F. Schnitzer buried here.
* Oxford Cemetery, Oxford
* Rose Hill Cemetery in Massillon, Ohio - Paul Brown
* Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, Cincinnati, Ohio - largest non-profit private (second largest overall) cemetery in the United States (725+ acres) - Bob Braun, Salmon P. Chase, and Levi Coffin.
* Union Cemetery in Columbus, Ohio - Moses Fleetwood Walker, Dave Thomas, Woody Hayes.
* Woodland Cemetery, Dayton - gravesites of Wilbur and Orville Wright, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Erma Bombeck and others.
* Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo - gravesites of Samuel M. Jones, Edward Drummond Libbey, Morrison Waite and others.


*Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, OK - burial site for comedian Sam Kinison, controversial religious figure Susan Alamo, major league baseball player Carl Morton, religious figure Evelyn Roberts and musician Bob Wills.
*Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK - burial site for noted aviator Wiley Post
*Ross Cemetery, Park Hill, OK - burial site for many noted Cherokee leaders including that of Cherokee chief John Ross.


*Beth Israel Cemetery, Portland
*Eagle Point National Cemetery, Medford
*Eugene Pioneer Cemetery, Eugene
*Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Portland
*Gresham Pioneer Cemetery, Gresham
*Hargadine Cemetery, Ashland
*Hillsboro Pioneer Cemetery, Hillsboro
*Lee Mission Cemetery, Salem
*Lone Fir Cemetery, Portland
*Mt. Hope Pioneer Cemetery, Marion County
*Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland
*Mulkey Cemetery, Eugene
*River View Cemetery, Portland
*Roseburg National Cemetery, Roseburg
*Salem Pioneer Cemetery, Salem
*St. Paul Catholic Cemetery, St. Paul
*Willamette National Cemetery, Clackamas County


*Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh (Lawrenceville neighborhood) - Stephen Foster, Josh Gibson, and other notable personalities from the Pittsburgh area.
*Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia - Burial site of Benjamin Franklin and four other signers of the Declaration of Independence.
*East Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
*Easton Cemetery, Easton-Burial site of George Taylor a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
*Fairview Cemetery, Pen Argyl - burial place of Jayne Mansfield.
*Gettysburg National Cemetery, at the dedication of which in November, 1863 President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address
*Greenwood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - August Wilson and other African-American notable personalities from the Pittsburgh area.
*Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
*Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Squirrel Hill
*Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, garden cemetery founded 1836.
*Mikveh Israel Cemetery, Philadelphia, oldest Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia; founded 1738.
*Mount Moriah Cemetery (Philadelphia)
*Mount Peace Cemetery [] , Philadelphia, also known as Odd Fellows Cemetery - George Lippard
*Resurrection Cemetery, Wescosville--Cemetery for the Diocese of Allentown (Lehigh Valley).
*St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh - Burial site of Andy Warhol
*Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport--one of the largest in the Eastern United States
*Evans City Cemetery, Evans City-- Site Of The Original Night Of The Living Dead Film (1968)

Rhode Island

*Bow-Wow Villa-Cemetery, Portsmouth
*Chestnut Hill Baptist Church and Cemetery, Exeter
*Common Burying Ground, Newport (adjacent to Island Cemetery)
*DeWolf Cemetery, Bristol
*Island Cemetery, Newport (adjacent to Common Burying Ground)
*Newport Memorial Park Cemetery, Middletown
*North Burial Ground, Providence, oldest cemetery in Providence, many notable Rhode Islanders are buried here.
*Old Burying Ground, Little Compton
*Old Friends' Burial Ground, Jamestown
*Palatine Cemetery, Block Island
*Platform Cemetery, Kingstown
*Pocasset Hill Cemetery, Tiverton
*Precious Blood Cemetery, Woonsocket
*St. Mary's Churchyard, Portsmouth
*Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, established in 1846 on a 60 acre tract of land bordering the Neck Road and extending easterly to the shore of the Seekonk River.
* Touro Synagogue Cemetery colonial era Jewish cemetery, subject of a famous poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

outh Carolina

*Old Quaker Cemetery, Camden, South Carolina
*St. Phillip's Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina
*St. Michael's Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina
*Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina

outh Dakota

*Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis
*De Smet Cemetery, De Smet- burial place of members of the family of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
*Fort Meade National Cemetery, Sturgis
*Hot Springs National Cemetery, Hot Springs
*Mount Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood- burial place of Wild Bill Hickock, Calamity Jane, and Seth Bullock.
*Saint John Cemetery, Beresford- burial place of United States Senator, William J. Bulow.


East Tennessee:
*Fort Hill Cemetery, Cleveland

Middle Tennessee:
*Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Goodlettsville has a "Music Row" where a number of country music personalities are interred, including Lefty Frizzell;
*Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville - burial site for Johnny Cash, Sheb Wooley, and other country music stars;
*Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville - Roy Acuff, Hank Snow and other country music personalities;
*Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Nashville - burial site for a number of country music personalities, including Otis Blackwell, Webb Pierce, and Johnny PayCheck;
*Mount Olivet Cemetery (Nashville) - burials include a significant number of politicians and country music stars

West Tennessee:
*Graceland, Memphis - burial place of Elvis Presley;
*Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis - burials include Shawn Lane, Sam Phillips and Charlie Rich;
*Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis - burials include jazz musicianJimmie Lunceford, historian Shelby Foote, outlaw Kit Dalton, and many U.S. Congressmen and Civil War Brigadier Generals.


*Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Texas - burial place of Howard Hughes, Hollywood actress Gene Tierney, legendary oilman ("King of the Wildcatters") Glenn McCarthy, who was the inspiration for 1956 film Giant, former Houston mayor and "father of the Astrodome", Roy Hofheinz as well as many other notable Houstonians and Texans.
*Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas - burial place of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Rock & Blues musician and J.D. Tippit, Dallas police officer allegedly killed by Lee Harvey Oswald on the day of the Kennedy assassination.
*Meadowlawn Memorial Park, San Antonio, Texas - senior citizens and civil rights activist ZerNona Black
*Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Dallas - cosmetics tycoon Mary Kay Ash, baseball great Mickey Mantle, U.S. Senator John Tower, and Academy Award winning actress Greer Garson, among others.
*Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Texas - burial place of many prominent Texans and their spouses.
*BabyHead Cemetery, Llano, Texas
*The Jim Reeves Memorial Site, Carthage, Texas - The Final Resting place of the legendary "Country Crooner" and Nashville Sound star Jim Reeves
*Waco Memorial Park, Waco, Texas [] - A beautiful and historic cemetery, prominent in McLennan County. Also the home of Central Texas' first Chapel Mausoleum.


*Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard, Waterbury
*Civil War Horse Grave, Mendon
*Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven
*Fairview Cemetery, East Calais
*Green Mount Cemetery, Burlington
*Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier
*Hope Cemetery, Barre
*Laurel Glen Cemetery, Cuttingsville
*Notch Cemetery, Plymouth
*Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon Center
*Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington
*Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro
*Randolph Center Cemetery, Randolph
*St. Mary's Cemetery, Newport
*West Cemetery, Middlebury


*Arlington National Cemetery, U.S. military cemetery located in Arlington - established during the American Civil War on the grounds of Robert E. Lee's plantation at Arlington House, which is across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.
*Hollywood Cemetery, located in Richmond - a large, hilly burial place of two U.S. presidents, the only Confederate States president, and many Confederate and Union soldiers.
*Alexandria National Cemetery, U.S. military cemetery located in Old Town Alexandria - one of thirteen cemeteries which make up the [ Wilkes Street Cemetery Complex] , a dense and sprawling necropolis dating back to the early 19th century. Several graves in this complex are marked with "C.S.A." or Confederate States of America. There are also several veterans' graves dating back to the War of 1812.
*National Memorial Park / King David Memorial Gardens, located in Falls Church.
*Blandford Cemetery, located in Petersburg - burial site of the Confederacy during the Civil War. There are also burial sites predating the American Revolution.


*Calvary Cemetery, located in the Ravenna/Bryant neighborhood of Seattle.
*Lake View Cemetery, one of Seattle's first cemeteries contains many local dignitaries and celebrities.
*The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery is on land adjacent to the Lake View Cemetery and contains the graves of many who served in the U.S Civil War.


*Calvary Cemetery, Milwaukee
*Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee
*Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee


Shah-i-Zinda(شاه زنده in Persian meaning "The Living King") is one of the world-known necropolises of Central Asia, which is situated in the northeastern part of Samarkand.The Shah-i-Zinda Ensemble includes mausoleums and other ritual buildings of 9-14th and 19th centuries.

Vatican City

*The Campo Santo Teutonico is the old Roman cemetery for pilgrims from the Holy Roman Empire and its successors.
*St. Peter's Basilica, Rome - resting place of Saint Peter and various popes (John XXIII, John Paul II, et al.);


The Panteón Nacional in Caracas is a monument where the most famous Venezuelans are buried.


*Mai Dich National Cemetery - cemetery established after French occupation ended in 1954 in Hanoi 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.
*Mạc Đỉnh Chi Cemetery - Located in the heart of former Saigon, Mac Dinh Chi was South Vietnam's most prestigious French colonial cemetery reserved for celebrities, politicians and the upper class. Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu were interred here. In the early 1980s, Vietnam's communist government declared the place a corrupt reminder of the past and dissolved the cemetery by 1983. In accordance to communist laws, bodies in Mac Dinh Chi were exhumed, cremated and given to remaining family members whenever possible. A theme park was built on top of the cemetery to erase all traces of the past. []

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*cite book | last = Kerrigan | first = Michael | year = 1995 | title = Who Lies Where - a guide to famous graves | publisher = Fourth Estate | location = London | id = ISBN 1-85702-258-0
*cite book | last = Pearson | first = Lynn F. | year = 1998 | title = Discovering Famous Graves | publisher = Shire Publications | location = Princes Risborough | id = ISBN 0-7478-0371-4

Resources to find cemetery locations or names of those buried

*Find A Grave
*The Political Graveyard
*Poets' Graves
*Commonwealth War Graves Commission
*List of Memorials
*List of mausoleums
*War memorial (with a list of noted war memorials)

External links

* [ Hale Collection] - Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions.
* [ Cemeteries of the World - Photoblog]
* [ Association of Significant Cemeteries in Europe]
* [ Famous cemeteries in France (in French only)]
* [ Photos of famous graves world wide with biographies of the deceased. (in German only)]
* [ Find-a-grave]
* [ British-era cemeteries in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Burma]

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