Highgate Cemetery (West Section)

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Highgate is a cemetery in north London. The cemetery is designated as a Grade 1 on the Historic England Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. The cemetery is divided into two sections - west and east - that are both open to the public with guided tours. The cemetery is thought to have 170.000 people buried here with 53.000 graves. It is known for the numerous amount of notable people buried here and also the fact that it is a nature reserve. The cemetery opened in 1839.

Notable people buried in the western section:
Alexander Litvinenko - Russian spy who died due to radioactive poisoning
Alfred Lamert Dickens - younger brother of Charles Dickens
Catherine Dickens - wife of Charles Dickens
John and Elizabeth Dickens - parents of Charles Dickens
Alfred Stevens - sculptor, painter and designer
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