History Quiz / Père Lachaise Cemetery

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Can you name the famous people buried at Père Lachaise Cemetery?

 Plays Quiz Updated Jan 17, 2012

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Claim to FamePerson
Irish playwright of 'The Importance of Being Earnest'
French astronomer known for his catalog of astronomical objects
Famous 'divine' French stage and silent movie actress
Lead singer of 'The Doors'
Polish composer and pianist known for the 'Minute Waltz'
French novelist who wrote 'Gigi'
African-American author of 'Native Son'
Author of 'The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas'
German artist at the forefront of the Dada and Surrealist movements
Author of 'À la recherche du temps perdu' ('In Search of Lost Time')
French writer of the collected works 'La Comédie humaine'
French Romantic painter of 'Liberty Leading the People'
American 'Mother of Modern Dance'
Proposed the use of a mechanical device to carry out death penalties via beheading
French mime artist, known for the character 'Bip'
Playwright of 'Tartuffe'
Singer of 'La vie en rose'
French painter known as the 'Father of Impressionism'
Painter of the pointillist 'Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte'
Filmmaker of 'A Trip to the Moon'
French fable writer
Greek-American opera diva (original burial site)
Italian composer of 'The Barber of Seville' (original burial site)

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