Saint-Pierre Cemetery (Aix-en-Provence)

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The Saint-Pierre Cemetery (French: "Cimetière Saint-Pierre") is a cemetery in Aix-en-Provence. It is home to the burials of many renowned painters and sculptors.

Location[edit]

It is located on the Avenue Des Déportés de la Résistance Aixoise in Aix-en-Provence.[1] It is opposite the Stade Georges Carcassonne, a sports stadium.[1]

History[edit]

It was established in 1824.[2][3] It was built upon two former private, adjacacent cemeteries: a Jewish one and a Protestant one.[2][3] It spans seven hectares.[2]

Notable burials[edit]

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