Westminster Abbey

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Famous People Buried In The Abbey

Poets/writers: Geoffrey Chaucer, Edmund Spenser, John Dryden, Dr Samuel Johnson, Charles Dickens, Robert Browning, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Rudyard Kipling, John Masefield.

Scientists/engineers: Sir Isaac Newton, Thomas Telford, Charles Darwin, Lord Kelvin, Ernest Rutherford, Sir J.J.Thomson

Musicians: George Frederic Handel, Henry Purcell, John Blow, Ralph Vaughan Williams

Actors: David Garrick, Sir Henry Irving, Dame Sybil Thorndike, Laurence Olivier

Architects: Robert Adam, Sir William Chambers, Sir Charles Barry, Sir George Gilbert Scott,

George Edmund Street, Sir Herbert Baker

Politicians: William Pitt Earl of Chatham, William Pitt the Younger, Charles James Fox, William Ewart Gladstone, Ernest Bevin, Clement Attlee

Military/naval/RAF: Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Field Marshal George Wade, Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell, Admiral Thomas Cochrane, Lord Trenchard, Lord Dowding

Others : David Livingstone, Sir Rowland Hill, William Wilberforce, Baroness Burdett Coutts


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