In Paris's 20th arrondissement, the Père Lachaise Cemetery is the largest in the city as well as the most important in terms of the number of distinguished figures that now rest in peace there.
A visit to the graves in the Père Lachaise Cemetery has become a historical pilgrimage through the worlds of painting, poetry, philosophy and art.
To name but a few, Molière, Jean de la Fontaine, Victor Hugo and his family, Marcel Proust, Honoré de Balzac, Frédéric Chopin, Amedeo Modigliani, Eugène Delacroix, François Arago, Edith Piaf, Sarah Bernard Édith Piaf and even Jim Morrison. Other occupants of the cemetery include soldiers and politicians such as Marshal Masséna, Marshal Ney and Marshal Murat.
The Père Lachaise Cemetery occupies a green, hilly area of approximately 47 hectares.
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