The saga of Highgate Cemetery where Karl Marx is buried

Harsev Bains, Secretary, Association of Indian Communists of Britain and Ireland, talks about the history of the burial site of Karl Marx

May 05, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

Harsev Bains, Secretary, Association of Indian Communists of Britain and Ireland, talks about the history of the burial site of Karl Marx. Marx chose to be buried in a private plot at the Highgate Cemetery in London along with family members. Due to the popularity of this site and high number of visitors, Marx’s remains were later moved to a public site in the same cemetery where they continue to stay today. Bains talks about the significance of this site among Marxists, the attacks it has faced, and the efforts involved in the upkeep of the site.

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