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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th June 2011 Peace campaigner Brian Haw, who camped from 2001 to 2011 outside Parliament, dies from lung cancer.

18th June 1977 Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook, beaten and robbed by London pub

18th June 1963 Born today: Omar Londono, jockey

18th June 1929 Born today: James Bishop, editor (London News Publications)

18th June 1817 Waterloo Bridge (2formerly Strand Bridge) was officially opened by the Prince Regent.

18th June 1583 Richard Martin of London takes out 1st life insurance policy, on William Gibbons, premium was 383

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.

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Karl Marx Resting Place

This is the tomb of revolutionary philosopher Karl Marx.


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