A huge selection of short biographies on persons with
some claim to fame. This site started in 1995 as The Page of the
Dead, showing pictures of the graves of some nineteenth century
celebrities. It never stopped from there.
Index to the names of the persons
Now with hundreds of persons.
to works of art
Burne Jones, Anselm Feuerbach, Gustav Klimt, Hans Makart, Franz von
to grave locations
Père Lachaise in Paris, Kensal Green in London,
Ohlsdorf in Hamburg, ...
to movie postcards
Camilla Horn, Dorothea Wieck, Elisabeth Bergner, Lil Dagover, Lizzi
THE PAGE OF THE DEAD
Here it all started. Joséphine de Beauharnais, Oscar Wilde,
Robert and Clara Schumann, Heinrich Heine, all the others...
They left us in this world alone. But we can pay them a last
respect, by visiting them at The
Page of The Dead.
Readers of the website sometimes ask questions or comment
on the contents of the site.
For information that may be of interest to other readers there is
now a Blog.