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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th July 1975 Piccadilly line extension from Hounslow West opened as far as Hatton Cross.go to related location

19th July 1947 Born today: Brian May, London, rock guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions)

19th July 1941 Winston Churchill launched V for Victory campaign.go to related location

19th July 1821 The Coronation of George IV in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Karl Marx Resting Place



Karl Marx Resting Place

This is the tomb of revolutionary philosopher Karl Marx.

Location: Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London

Description: This magnificent grave and tomb of Karl Marx is a Grade I listed building. He was laid to rest here on Saturday, March 17th 1883, in the same grave as his wife, Jenny, who had been buried 15 months earlier.

In his final years, the hugely influential revolutionary thinker and philosopher was in creative and physical decline.

He spent much time at health spas and was deeply distressed by the death of his wife, in 1881, and one of his daughters.

Tagged in this Tour: The London Karl Marx Tour

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Karl Marx Resting Place

This is the tomb of revolutionary philosopher Karl Marx.


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