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Rome's Non Catholic Cemetery, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats

ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: A memorial stone to poet John Keats, (1795-1821) in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. John Keats, one of England's most famous poets died early in 1820 of tuberculosis aged 25, after travelling to Italy in search of a better climate to help cure him of the disease. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world. It is the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, as well as many other painters, sculptors and authors who died in Rome. The cemetery which began it's use in 1730 continues today, containing graves of Orthodox Christians, Jews, Muslims and other non-Christians, and is one of the oldest burial grounds in Europe. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Rome's Non Catholic Cemetery

Famous poets Percy Shelley and John Keats are buried in Rome's 'non-Catholic cemetery,' amongst many other well-known figures. The cemetery first began use in 1730 and is one of the oldest burial grounds in Europe, containing the graves of Orthodox Christians, Jews, Muslims and other non-Christians.