Rome's Non Catholic Cemetery, The Final Resting Place Of Poets Shelley And Keats

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A sign points the way to poet Percy Shelley's tomb in Rome's 'Non... News PhotoHorizontal,Human Interest,Italy,Percy Bysshe Shelley,Poet,Rome - Italy,TombPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesROME, ITALY - MARCH 26: A sign points the way to poet Percy Shelley's tomb in Rome's 'Non Catholic Cemetery' on March 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Percy Shelly, one of England's most famous poets died in 1822 after drowning off the Tuscany coast aged 29. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery contains one of the highest densities of famous and important graves anywhere in the world. It is the final resting-place of the poets Percy Shelley and John Keats, as well as many other painters, sculptors and authors who died in Rome. The cemetery which began it's use in 1730 continues today, containing graves of Orthodox Christians, Jews, Muslims and other non-Christians, and is one of the oldest burial grounds in Europe. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)