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Address: All Souls Lane | Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0EA, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 322640
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Many of Cambridge's citizens and scholars, notably the philosopher Ludwig...

Many of Cambridge's citizens and scholars, notably the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951,) are buried in this peaceful cemetery that once belonged to St. Giles' Church.

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As cemeteries go, this is much the same as another, until one checks the stones - for example you'll find Wittgenstein and others.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2016
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

As cemeteries go, this is much the same as another, until one checks the stones - for example you'll find Wittgenstein and others.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

...among others, three Nobel Prize winners, 2 sons and a grandaughter of Darwin, the man who wrote the words of Land of Hope and Glory, Arthur Eddington who worked out that stars are fuelled by the process now known as fusion, Charles Frazer who wrote 'The Golden Bough' and Ludwig Wittgenstein: there's a small map by the chapel showing where... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2010

Both my gandmother and grandfather are inturned (buried) in this grave yard. As a youngster I spent many happy days in Cambridge, and recall going to the Cemetary to put flowers on my grandfathers grave. Last year 2009 we as a family went to Cambridge on our way to the East coast (Huntstanton) , we went to the grave yard... More 

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