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November 15, 2011

Lafayettegrave

Marquis de Lafayette grave in Paris, photo by Matt Mezger '13

The Marquis de Lafayette is buried in Picpus Cemetery, 12th arrondissement, Paris. Picpus is located on the site of a mass grave of victims of the revolution. Per Lafayette’s wishes, when he died in 1834, American soil was placed on his grave.

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