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Famous Personalities in World History whose Final Resting Places (Graves) Remain Unknown.

Some historical figures might have been buried in the most unusual places, while some graves may remain unknown forever. For example, when Osama Bin Laden, was killed, his body was taken and till date there have been different speculations about were his body was buried. Even Aldof Hitler also shared the same fate. Maybe the reason why the resting places of these famous personalities might be to discourage idolatry; Who knows.

The final resting place of some historical figures may remain unknown even after carrying intense search. Here are some popular historical figures whose tombs is still yet to be discovered.


Moses was a hebrew man who brought salvation to the israelites, after they were held in slavery in Egypt for over a period of 400 years.

Moses was adopted by Pharaoh's daughter, Nefertiti, who out of pity picked him up from the Nile river, were he was placed in a floating raft. In a bid to save his sons life from the killing of every hebrew born, Moses biological mother placed him in a raft, to float away. However, Nefertiti, assuming that the kid was a gift from the gods, adopted Moses. According to scholars, Moses maintained a close relationship with a higher Being(God). He likely died on mount Nebo, but his grave is still yet to be determined. Scholars believed that his body was buried by God himself in a place that remained hidden till date.

Alexander the Great

Alexander the great died in Babylon after leading a decade long conquest from Greece to India. After his death at the age of 32, Alexander's body was said to have been laid in a golden sarcophagus, reportedly filled with honey. Till date historians still argue that Alexander's body was stolen from Alexandria in AD828 and is now in Venice, perhaps in an unknown resting place.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci passed away at the age of 67 in 1519, Da Vinci was supposedly originally buried beneath in a church that was later destroyed during the french revolution. In 1863, an excavation found tombstone fragments and the remainder of some bones, which are supposedly Da Vinci's. While his official resting place in Chateau d'Amboise, France, is still unknown whether  they are truly Da Vinci's remains.

Vlad the Impaler (1431-1476)

The man who became the inspiration for the popular movie franchise "Dracula." Is revered as a hero in Bulgaria and Rumania for his protection of the population both South and North of Danube.

While the impaler battle with the Turks have been much chronicled, little is known about the last hour of his life. According to some legend, he was decapitated by the Turks, his body was found in the woods around Bucharest by the monks of the Snagov Monastery and was taken to be buried since both Vlad and his father has donated money to that church. However, the final resting place of Vlad is still unknown, as many people believe that he was buried secretly by the monks.


Very little is actually known about the queen of Egypt. So archeologist hope that finding her grave will shed some light on this mysterious Royal wife. The search for Nefertiti's grave remains high on archeologist top list of hopeful discoveries.

Other popular figures who's grave site haven't been discovered include:

Cleopatra and mark antony, Davy Crockett, Alfred the Great, Mozart, Queen Boudica, Harlord II, Attila the Hun, Genghis Khan, Jesus Christ of Nazareth.

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