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Famous Burial Locations

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Famous Burial Locations game quiz
"Here are ten people who shook the world in life, but where are they in death?"

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1. Karl Marx was a German economic theorist who died in 1883, whose political ideas would change the world in the 20th century, long after his death. Where is he buried?
    Trier, Germany
    Highgate, London
    Kremlin, Moscow
    Unmarked grave, Ukraine

2. Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David Windsor became King Edward VIII of Great Britain on the death of his father George V. He was never crowned king and abdicated due to his love for an American divorcee, Wallis Simpson. He was made Governor of the Bahamas but due to his proclaimed admiration of the Nazi government in Germany, was ostracized from the royal family and spent the years up to his death in Paris. Where is he buried?
    Frogmore, England
    Nassau, Bahamas
    Sacre Coeur, Paris
    Durban, South Africa

3. Which US president is buried at the Hermitage, Nashville, Tennessee?
    William McKinley
    Andrew Jackson
    John Quincy Adams
    Millard Fillmore

4. Which extremely rich victim of the Titanic disaster is buried in Trinity Cemetery, Manhattan?
    John Jacob Astor IV
    Benjamin Guggenheim
    Isidor Strauss
    Archibald Butt

5. Charlie Chaplin was born in England in 1889 but became the biggest star of silent films and was known at one time as the funniest man in the world. He died in 1977 and is buried where?
    Lambeth, England
    Vevey, Switzerland
    Palm Springs, USA
    Paris, France

6. Simon Bolivar was a South American revolutionary who was instrumental in gaining freedom for Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia from Spain. Which country is he buried in?

7. Sir Francis Drake is one of the best known seafarers of the Elizabethan age. He sailed round the world, defeated the Spanish Armada and crossed the Atlantic and captured many Spanish ships laden with gold and silver. Where is his grave?
    Off the coast of Panama
    Westwood Ho, Plymouth
    St Paul's Cathedral, London
    Jamestown, Virginia

8. Captain Manfred von Richthofen was known as the Red Baron and claimed 80 enemy planes before his death on April 21 1918. Where is his grave today?
    Berlin, Germany
    Wiesbaden, Germany
    Bertangles, France
    Breslau, Poland

9. Thomas Alva Edison was one of the world's greatest inventors. He registered over 1,000 patents including the phonograph and electric light bulb. Life today would not be the same if he had never existed. In which US state is he buried?
    New Jersey

10. Paul Tibbets was the pilot of the Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945. He died in 2007, and his ashes were scattered where?
    Quincy, Illinois
    The Pacific Ocean
    The English Channel
    Over Hiroshima

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Compiled Jun 28 12