Paris Travel Planner   More Père-Lachaise Famous People
There are so many people buried at Père-Lachaise Cemetery in Paris that this list could go on forever! Here are some more.




I've highlighted some of the most famous people buried at Père-Lachaise Cemetery in Paris. Here are some more you might want to look for when you visit Père-Lachaise:

Jane Avril, French Can Can dancer and Montmartre star

—Writer Honoré de Balzac

Alexandre Brongniart, architect of Père-Lachaise

Jean de Brunoff, author of the Babar stories

Jean-François Champollion, Egyptologist who deciphered hieroglyphics

—French novelist Colette

Eugène Delacroix, painter

—American dancer Isadora Duncan

Max Ernst, German artist

André Gill, caricaturist of Montmartre

—Painter Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

René Lalique, glass artist and designer

Marie Laurencin, painter, contemporary of Picasso and Apollinaire

Ferdinand de Lesseps, diplomat, designer of Suez Canal

—French Resistance leader Jean Moulin (his ashes were transferred to the Panthéon in 1964)

—Composer Francis Poulenc

Georges Seurat, Impressionist painter

—Actress Simone Signoret (with Yves Montand)

—American author Gertrude Stein (with Alice B. Toklas)

Louis Visconti, architect (Louvre and Napoléon's tomb)

It's an impressive list, and only the beginning. Start planning your visit to Père-Lachaise to see these beautiful monuments and this lovely park!

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Père-Lachaise Cemetery website

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Oscar Wilde's Tomb, Pere LaChaise Cemetery, Paris, France

Oscar Wilde's tomb, Père-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France.

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