Schoonselhof cemetery

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Tomb of Hendrik Conscience

Schoonselhof Cemetery (Antwerpen Schoonselhof) is located in Hoboken, Antwerp, a suburb of Antwerp, Belgium.

Schoonselhof Cemetery has a Jewish section plus War memorials for the graves of 1,557 British Commonwealth soldiers who died fighting in World War I and World War II.

The cemetery was mentioned in the TV show GRIMM, Episode 14 of Season 1.

Notable interments

  • Lode Baekelmans (1879–1965), writer
  • Désiré Beaurain (1881–1963) Olympic fencer
  • Peter Benoit (1834–1901), composer
  • Pierre Bruno Bourla (1783–1866), architect
  • Gaston Burssens (1896–1965), writer
  • Hendrik Conscience (1812–1883), writer
  • Jan Cox (1919–1980), painter
  • Henri De Braekeleer (1840–1888), artist
  • Herman De Coninck (1944–1997), writer and journalist
  • Willem Elsschot (1882–1960), author
  • Vic Gentils (1919–1997), painter and sculptor
  • Marnix Gijsen (1899–1984), writer
  • Ferre Grignard (1939–1982), rock singer
  • Pol Mara (1920–1998), painter
  • Alice Nahon (1896–1933), poet
  • Hugues C. Pernath (1931–1975), writer
  • Armand Preud'Homme (1904–1986), composer
  • François Rom (1882–1942), Olympic fencer
  • Bernard Tokkie (1867–1942), opera singer
  • August Van Cauwelaert (1885–1945), author
  • Jos Van Eynde (1907–1992), journalist, politician
  • Paul Van Ostaijen (1896–1928), writer
  • Gerard Walschap (1898–1989), writer

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