Cimitero degli Allori

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Cimitero Evangelico Agli Allori

Cimitero degli Allori, Cimitero Evangelico degli Allori ("The Evangelical Cemetery of Laurels") is located in Florence, Italy, between 'Due Strade' and Galluzzo.

History[edit]

The small cemetery was opened on 26 February 1860 when the non-Catholic communities of Florence could no longer bury their dead in the English Cemetery in Piazzale Donatello. It is named after the Allori farm where it was located.

Initially a Protestant cemetery, the site is now private. Since 1970 it has accepted the dead of other denominations, including Muslims.

The cemetery became newsworthy in 2006 when the writer and journalist Oriana Fallaci was buried there alongside her family and a stone memorial to Alexandros Panagoulis, her companion.

Residents in perpetuity[edit]

Gravestone of John Pope-Hennessy

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Foresto Niccolai (ed.), The urns of 'strong, sepulchral monuments and inscriptions, Coppini Printers, Florence, September 1997

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Coordinates: 43°44′50.35″N 11°13′48.92″E / 43.7473194°N 11.2302556°E / 43.7473194; 11.2302556