A Virtual Cemetery created by Namida

Favorite Historical Figures

As a history major passionate about her subject, you can imagine that I might grow attached to the people I study. This cemetery honors those figures of particular interest to me.

13 memorials
 Abigail <I>Smith</I> Adams

Abigail Smith Adams

22 Nov 1744 – 28 Oct 1818

Presidential First lady. She was the wife of...

Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA

 John Adams

John Adams

30 Oct 1735 – 4 Jul 1826

2nd United States President, first United States...

Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA

 Emily Bronte

Emily Bronte

30 Jul 1818 – 19 Dec 1848

British Novelist and Poet. She was one of three...

Haworth, Metropolitan Borough of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England

 Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

10 Dec 1830 – 15 May 1886

Poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, the first...

Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA

 Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes

24 Dec 1905 – 5 Apr 1976

Academy Award-winning producer and director,...

Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA

 Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

13 Apr 1743 – 4 Jul 1826

American Founding Father. Third President of the...

Albemarle County, Virginia, USA

 Robert Francis Kennedy

Robert Francis Kennedy

20 Nov 1925 – 6 Jun 1968

US Senator, US Attorney General. He was the third...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

12 Feb 1809 – 15 Apr 1865

16th United States President. As newly elected...

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA

 James Knox Polk

James Knox Polk

2 Nov 1795 – 15 Jun 1849

11th United States President. He was born on a...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

 Victoria Adelaide Mary Saxe-Coburg

Victoria Adelaide Mary Saxe-Coburg

21 Nov 1840 – 5 Aug 1901

German Monarch. Born Victoria Adelaide Mary...

Potsdam, Potsdamer Stadtkreis, Brandenburg, Germany

 Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

12 Jul 1817 – 6 May 1862

Author. A transcendental believer, David Thoreau...

Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

 Almanzo James Wilder

Almanzo James Wilder

13 Feb 1857 – 23 Oct 1949

Pioneer, Farmer, Literary Subject. Born on...

Mansfield, Wright County, Missouri, USA

 Laura Elizabeth <I>Ingalls</I> Wilder

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder

7 Feb 1867 – 10 Feb 1957

Pioneer, Author. Born Laura Elizabeth Ingalls in...

Mansfield, Wright County, Missouri, USA

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