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.

ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: A gravestone stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: A gravestone stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of prominent American sculptor William Wetmore Story's wife Emelyn, stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. After working as a sculptor for 40 years Wetmore died in 1895, and was buried in the same tomb. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of prominent American sculptor William Wetmore Story's wife Emelyn, stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. After working as a sculptor for 40 years Wetmore died in 1895, and was buried in the same tomb. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of prominent American sculptor William Wetmore Story's wife Emelyn, stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. After working as a sculptor for 40 years Wetmore died in 1895, and was buried in the same tomb. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of prominent American sculptor William Wetmore Story's wife Emelyn, stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. After working as a sculptor for 40 years Wetmore died in 1895, and was buried in the same tomb. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of Percy Shelley lays in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of Percy Shelley lays in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: A sign points the way to poet Percy Shelley's tomb in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Percy Shelly, one of England's most famous poets died in 1822 after drowning off the Tuscany coast aged 29. 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: A sign points the way to poet Percy Shelley's tomb in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Percy Shelly, one of England's most famous poets died in 1822 after drowning off the Tuscany coast aged 29. 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: A gravestone stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: A gravestone stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: A gravestone stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: A gravestone stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: The 'Angel of the Resurrection' for prominent American sculptor Franklin Simmons, and his wife Ella, stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: The 'Angel of the Resurrection' for prominent American sculptor Franklin Simmons, and his wife Ella, stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: A gravestone stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: A gravestone stands in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: The tomb of Devereux Plantagenet Cockburn rests in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: The tomb of Devereux Plantagenet Cockburn rests in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world including John Keats, one of England's most famous poets, who 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. As well as being the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, it is also home to graves of 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), stands 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), stands 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), stands 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), stands 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, 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, 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: Visitors arrive to looks at the gravestones of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), (L) and painter and friend Joseph Severn, (1803-79) (R) which lie 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: Visitors arrive to looks at the gravestones of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), (L) and painter and friend Joseph Severn, (1803-79) (R) which lie 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, 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, 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: Visitors look at the gravestones of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), (L) and painter and friend Joseph Severn, (1803-79) (R) lie 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: Visitors look at the gravestones of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), (L) and painter and friend Joseph Severn, (1803-79) (R) lie 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestones of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), (L) and painter and friend Joseph Severn, (1803-79) stan 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestones of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), (L) and painter and friend Joseph Severn, (1803-79) stan 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, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), stands 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, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: The gravestone of poet John Keats, (1795-1821), stands 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)

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