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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd May 1968 Beatles open 2nd Apple Boutique at 161 New Kings Road.go to related location

23rd May 1951 Peter Ustinov's Love of Four Colonels, premieres in London

23rd May 1933 Born today: Joan Henrietta Collins, London, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch)

23rd May 1890 Born today: Herbert Marshall, London, actor (Murder, Razor's Edge, Little Foxes)

23rd May 1701 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock.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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