Highgate Cemetery


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Highgate Cemetery

 

a graveyard located in the northern part of Greater London, in the residential district of Highgate. Karl Marx was buried in Highgate Cemetery on Mar. 17, 1883, and his wife Jenny Marx was also buried there. In 1903, V. I. Lenin and other delegates to the Second Congress of the RSDLP visited Marx’ grave. In 1954 the grave was transferred to another part of the cemetery, and the urn with the ashes of Marx’ daughter Eleanor Marx Aveling was also transferred. In 1956 a monument by the sculptor L. Bradshaw was erected on Marx’ grave.

H. Spencer, M. Faraday, G. Eliot, and other prominent figures of English science and culture are also buried in Highgate Cemetery.

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The remains of Henrietta Trefusis were interred in Highgate Cemetery the day before Christmas Eve.
The monument was placed in Highgate Cemetery by a small band of workmen whom Trefusis found out of employment.
Although in recent years local voluntary organisations assisted by local authorities have begun to restore some of these melancholy, monumental landscapes--as at Highgate Cemetery in London--the way so many poignant, expensive and sometimes beautifully designed and executed tombs have been deliberately smashed, even when not dislocated by tree-roots, is terrible to see.
Karl Marx's tomb in Highgate Cemetery is marked by a huge bust of the brooding author of ``Das Kapital.
RUMOURS of a vampire in Highgate Cemetery in London, where Karl Marx is buried, date back to at least the 19th Century.
Noting the lack of philosophers'graves at Oxford, he directed me to London's Highgate Cemetery where Karl Marx and Herbert Spencer are buried near one another.
The Ancient Ram Inn 1 HIGHGATE CEMETERY, London BY NIGHT, Highgate Cemetery in London is like something out of a horror movie.
He may have been an ardent socialist, buried near Karl Marx in Highgate Cemetery, but it seems Ralph Miliband made a highly successful living for himself and his family through his political beliefs.
Her Fearful Symmetry begins with the death of Elspeth, who lived in the middle flat of three in an apartment overlooking Highgate Cemetery, where she is laid to rest.
But everything changes when they receive notice that an aunt they didn't know existed has died and left them her flat overlooking Highgate Cemetery.
He was buried in Highgate Cemetery in north London, where he made the film The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, later in the day.