Every person has to deal with death during their lifetime.Someone treats it philosophically, while someone are afraid. Perhaps that is why in the world there are burials covered with mysticism. So take a look at these monuments that belongs to deceased geniuses and are famous around the world.
Grave of Isaac Newton
The monument of Isaac Newton in Westminster Abbey in London is perhaps one of the most famous in the world. The tombstone reads: “Nature and its laws were covered with darkness, and God said:” Let there be Newton, let there be light.
Oscar Wilde’s grave
Oscar Wilde’s grave is at the Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris. The monument, made by sculptor Jacob Epstein, caused a lot of controversy. At one time, due to public outrage, the genitals of the monument were covered with a fig leaf, but then opponents of censorship broke it off, however, along with the genitals themselves. Now all passions have calmed down, and the monument has been repaired
The name Amilyn Wetmore means nothing to anyone, and understandably, she was not a celebrity. She was the wife of the sculptor William Wetmore, who created such a monument to her, which is now one of the most copied images in the world. The “Angel of Sorrow”, standing in the Roman cemetery, has become a symbol of love and sadness for the whole world.
Grave of Bette Davis
Two-Oscar-winning actress Bette Davis’ gravesite in California bears her own epitaph to herself: “She’s come the hard way.”
Grave of John Keats
The “English” cemetery in Rome is famous for the tomb of the poet John Keats. The genius of romantic compositions died of tuberculosis before his talent received public recognition. At Keats’ wish, his name was not engraved on his tombstone.
Grave of William Shakespeare
An inscription is carved on the grave of William Shakespeare, cursing anyone who dares to disturb his ashes. No one has ever dared to incur the curse of the great poet, but scientists were able to get out of the situation. Shakespeare’s grave was scanned, and it turned out that there was nothing in it. No body, no coffin, no treasure, no manuscripts.