Cimitero degli Allori

  (Redirected from Cimitero Evangelico degli Allori)
Cimitero Evangelico Agli Allori

The Cimitero Evangelico agli Allori ("The Evangelical Cemetery at Laurels") is located in Florence, Italy, between 'Due Strade' and Galluzzo.

HistoryEdit

The small cemetery was opened in 1877 when the non-Catholic communities of Florence could no longer bury their dead in the English Cemetery in Piazzale Donatello. It is named after the Allori farm where it was located.

Born as a Protestant cemetery, it is now nonsectarian and hosts people of all Christian denominations, as well as other religions (including Jews and Muslims) and non-believers.

The cemetery became newsworthy in 2006 when the writer and journalist Oriana Fallaci was buried there alongside her family. A stone memorial to Alexandros Panagoulis, her companion, is also present.

Notable burialsEdit

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Gobbi Sica, Grazia (2016). In Loving Memory: il cimitero agli Allori di Firenze. Florence: Leo S. Olschki. ISBN 978-88-222-6416-9.
  • Niccolai, Foresto, ed. (1997). L'urne de' forti: monumenti e iscrizioni sepolcrali. Florence: Coppini Tipografi.

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Coordinates: 43°44′50.35″N 11°13′48.92″E / 43.7473194°N 11.2302556°E / 43.7473194; 11.2302556