St. Louis No. 1, New Orleans – Voodoo priestess Marie Laveau (1794-1881) is one of St. Louis No. 1's more intriguing residents.
La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires – She inspired women around the world -- and a musical. See Eva Peron, or Evita, here.
Highgate Cemetery, London – There's a Dickensian feel, and content, to Highgate Cemetery.
Central Cemetery, Vienna – Some 3.3 million people rest here, including Beethoven and Brahms.
Bonaventure, Savannah, Georgia – Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, Bonaventure's tenants include Confederate general Hugh Mercer and novelist and poet Conrad Aiken.
Punta Arenas Cemetery, Chile – Resting place of choice for Chile's privileged.
Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow – Anton Chekov and Boris Yeltsin are among those buried at Moscow's Novodevichy Cemetery, adjacent to the World Heritage listed Novodevichy Convent (pictured).
Woodlawn Cemetery, New York – The closest most of us will get to a Pulitzer -- Joseph Pulitzer, founder of the journalism award, is interred here.
Waverley Cemetery, Sydney – As well as being the resting place of Henry Lawson, Sydney's Waverley Cemetery served as the location for the funeral scenes in Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," to be released in 2013.
Père Lachaise, Paris – And still they come. Visitors pay respects at the grave of legendary French singer Édith Piaf at Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.