23 January 2010

Cimetière de Passy, Paris, France

Pearl White (1889-1938, US American silent film star.

Bao Dai (1913-1997), the last Emperor of Vietnam.
The last resting place of the Georgian Prince David Dimitry Tsouloukidze and his wife Princess Emma, née Dunbar.

Tomb of the Russian artist Marie Bashkirtseff (1860-1884). According to Wikipedia her tomb is a recreation of her studio and has been declared a historical monument by the French government.

Grave of Prince Leila of Iran (1970-2001), daughter of the last Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

Grave of Princess Ghislaine of Monaco (1900-1991), née Dommanget, spouse of Prince Louis II (1870-1922-1949).
Grave of the artist Édouard Manet (1832-1883).
Grave of Maurice Bellonte (1896-1984), who together with Dieudonné Costes made the first east to west crossing of the Atlantic by plane in 1930.

Grave of Princess Nathalia Romanovskaya-Brassova (1880-1952), née Cheremetevskya, wife of Grand Prince Michael of Russia (1878-1918), and of their son Count Georgy Brassov (1910-1931).

Grave of (among others) Prince Claude Beguin Billecoco, Duke of Durazzzo (1914-2001), Charles Baron Tascher de La Pagerie (1811-1869) and Princess Sophie Therese of Leyen and Hohengeroldseck (1798-1876), née Countess of Schönborn-Bucheim.

Grave of Count Louis Nicolas Wilmar de La Roche d'Oisy (1806-1885).
No doubt about the profession of this bloke!
General view of the cemetery.

Grave of Count Stefan Czarnecki (1904-1971).
General view of the cemetery.
I wonder if the deceased's grave can be identified by the arms?

The graves of noble families at Passy Cemetery are numerous...

Cimetière de Passy at 2 Rue du Commandant-Schloesing in Paris can be reached by the metro. The nearest station is Trocadéro (line 6 and 9), but it is also only a short walk from the Eiffel Tower.



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