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Grave of a Famous Person
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Locations of the final resting places of famous individuals.
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Many individuals throughout history have gained wide notoriety through their deeds, efforts, or contributions to society. For those whose time among the living has passed, their final resting place serves as an ideal location to reflect upon their lives, and how the world was impacted as a result of their actions.

The purpose of this category is to identify the locations of the gravesites of such famous individuals so that others might honor their memory by visiting their final resting place.

We ask that all activities related to the posting or visiting of Waymarks in this category take place showing the utmost respect for the deceased, their families, and the surrounding area.

Always keep in mind that activities within any cemetery can be a point of great sensitivity among individuals both within and outside of our community. Do not touch, deface, or place items directly on markers or headstones. Please act appropriately and responsibly when you are in the area of these final resting places, including observing all posted hours of access.
Instructions for Posting a Grave of a Famous Person Waymark:
To qualify in this category, submitted Waymarks must meet the following criteria:

1) The individual whose gravesite location is being recorded must be widely recognized, rather than just locally known.

2) To assure that a respectful period of time has gone by since the individual has passed on, only gravesites of those who were laid to rest five or more years ago can be included.

3) A respectful photograph of the grave marker or headstone must be provided. If possible, the photograph should clearly identify the deceased by name.

4) You must have personally visited the location, obtained the coordinates using a GPSr and taken the qualifying photographs while at the location. Coordinates should be taken at the actual location of the grave, or as close as reasonably possible. If the grave is located inside a building, coordinates should for the entrance to the building).

5) Gravesites must be in publicly accessible areas. Gravesites located in closed or restricted areas will not be allowed.

6) If the descriptive text provided for the waymark includes text copied in whole or in part from another web site or sites, you MUST provide a "source" reference in the description to give credit to the source from which the text was obtained. Example: "Source: http://www.wikipedia.com/Name_of_Deceased"
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
To post a visit log for waymarks in this category, you must have personally visited the waymark location. When logging your visit, please provide a note describing your visit experience, along with any additional information about the waymark or the surrounding area that you think others may find interesting.

We especially encourage you to include any pictures that you took during your visit to the waymark. However, only respectful photographs are allowed. Logs which include photographs representing any form of disrespectful behavior (including those showing personal items placed on or near the grave location) will be subject to deletion.
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Grave of a Famous PersonMaurice Chevalier - Marnes-la-Coquette, France

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[FR] Maurice Chevalier est un chanteur, acteur, écrivain et parolier français.[EN] Maurice Auguste Chevalier was a French actor, cabaret singer and entertainer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/21/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonKenneth Lewis Anderson - Fanthorp Family Cemetery, Anderson, TX

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Best known to Texas history as the last Vice-President of the Republic of Texas, Kenneth Lewis Anderson is buried in Fanthorp Family Cemetery in Anderson, the county seat of Grimes County, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMoses Judah Folkman - Wakefield, MA

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The grave of Dr. Moses Judah Folkman, the scientist who defied conventional wisdom and founded the field of tumor angiogenesis research, is located in Temple Israel Cemetery in Wakefield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/19/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeneral Stephen Fuller Austin

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Entombed in Texas State Cemetery since October 18, 1910, "The Father of Texas" was originally laid to rest in a less famous cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 5/16/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJean Cocteau - Milly la Forêt, France

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[FR] Jean Cocteau est un poète, graphiste, dessinateur, dramaturge et cinéaste français. Il est élu à l'Académie française en 1955. [EN] Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau was a French writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/14/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLudwig Hirsch - Wien, Austria

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Österreichischer Liedermacher und Schauspieler / Austrian singer-songwriter and actor

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 5/14/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonElla Tambussi Grasso - Windsor Locks, CT

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The grave of the first woman governor in the United States to be elected in her own right Ella Tambussi Grasso is located in St. Mary's Cemetery, Windsor Locks, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 5/13/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Webb Ellis - Cimitiere du Vieux Chateau - Menton, France

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This grave is of of William Webb Ellis the inventor of the game of rugby football.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 5/11/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonPauline C Fryer - San Francisco, CA

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Grave of spy Pauline C Fryer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/5/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonConstantine Buckley Kilgore - White Rose Cemetery - Wills Point, TX

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Best known to history as a U.S. Representative (D-Texas), Constantine Buckley Kilgore is buried in historic White Rose Cemetery, Wills Point, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/5/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonReinhold Niebuhr - Stockbridge, MA

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The grave of theologian, author, and editor Reinhold Niebuhr is located in the northwest part of Stockbridge Cemetery, Stockbridge, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFriedrich Soennecken - Poppelsdorfer Friedhof - Bonn, Germany

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DE: Mausoleum des Unternehmers und Erfinders Friedrich Soennecken. EN: Mausoleum of the entrepreneur and inventor Friedrich Soennecken.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/1/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAugust Kekulé - Poppelsdorfer Friedhof - Bonn, Germany

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DE: Grabmahl des berühmten Chemikers August Kekulé. EN: Grave of the famous chemist August Kekulé.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/1/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonNorman Rockwell - Stockbridge, MA

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The grave of painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell is located in Stockbridge Cemetery, Stockbridge, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/1/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonKonrad Adenauer, Waldfriedhof Rhöndorf, NRW, Germany

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Grave of Konrad Adenauer, the first chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/25/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Bosch - Stuttgart, BW, Germany

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Das Grab von Robert Bosch befindet sich auf dem Waldfriedhof in Stuttgart. ### The grave of Robert Bosch is located on the "Waldfriedhof" in Stuttgart.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dieSulzer

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 4/24/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonTheodor Heuss - Stuttgart, BW, Germany

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Das Grab von Theodor Heuss, dem ersten deutschen Bundespräsidenten. ### The grave of Theodor Heuss, the first German President.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dieSulzer

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 4/23/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Fredrick Root - North Reading, MA

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The grave of poet, composer, singer, and patriot George Fredrick Root, a.k.a. G. Friedrich Wurzel, is located in Harmony Vale Cemetery, North Reading, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/18/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonClarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton - Oxford, MA

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The grave of Civil War nurse and founder of the American Red Cross is located in North Cemetery in Oxford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonKaren Blixen - Rungsted Kyst - Denmark

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Grave of Karen Blixen in her garden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Denmark

date approved: 4/16/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAnnie Pixley Fulford - Woodland Cemetery, London, Ontario

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Annie Pixley Fulford, an actress from the late 1800's

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/15/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRichard W. "Dick" Dowling -- St Vincent's Cemetery, Houston TX

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The grave of Richard W. "Dick" Dowling, the famed hero of the 1863 Battle of Sabine Pass, at St Vincent's Cemetery in Houston TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/3/2017

last visited: 3/11/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn C. "Johnny" Unitas - Timonium, Md.

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Johnny Unitas played 16-years for the Baltimore Colts and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/25/2017

last visited: 4/29/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonSpiro T. Agnew - Timonium, Md.

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Spiro T. Agnew served as the 39th Vice-President of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/25/2017

last visited: 4/29/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonGiovanni di Bicci de' Medici and Piccarda Bueri - Florence, Italy

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The tomb of the patriarch of the de' Medici dynasty Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici and his wife Piccarda Bueri is located in the Old Sacristy in the Basilica di San Lorenzo in Florence, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/15/2017

last visited: never

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