Passy Cemetery is a cemetery in Passy, in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France. The current cemetery replaced the old cemetery, closed in 1802. In the early 19th century, on the orders of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, all the cemeteries in Paris were replaced by several large new ones outside the precincts of the capital. Montmartre Cemetery was built in the north, Père Lachaise Cemetery in the east, Montparnasse Cemetery in the south. Passy Cemetery was a addition, but has its origins in the same edict; the current entrance was built in 1934. The retaining wall of the cemetery is adorned with a bas relief commemorating the soldiers who fell in World War I. Opened in 1820 in the expensive residential and commercial districts of the Right Bank near the Champs-Élysées, by 1874 the small Passy Cemetery had become the aristocratic necropolis of Paris, it is the only cemetery in Paris to have a heated waiting-room. Sheltered by a bower of chestnut trees, the cemetery is in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower.
The cemetery was once the home of a statue by Dunikowski titled The Soul Escaping the Body. It was on top of the ceremonial grave of Antoni Cierplikowski; the statue was known by many but was removed when the grave was cleared in 2004. It is known as a small but well visited cemetery. Among its more famous residents are: Bảo Đại, the last Emperor of Vietnam Natalie Clifford Barney, Notable author and lesbian socialite of the Belle Époque Jean-Louis Barrault and director. American newspaper publisher, sportsman Tristan Bernard and novelist Henri Bernstein, actor Princess Brasova, wife of Grand Duke Mikhail Romanov George, Count Brasov, son of Grand Duke Mikhail Romanov and Princess Brasova Emmanuel de Las Cases, historian Dieudonné Costes, pioneering aviator, as is his flight companion Maurice Bellonte Emmanuelle de Dampierre, first wife of Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia Marcel Dassault, founder of Dassault Aviation Claude Debussy, composer Maxime Dethomas, artist Farideh Diba, mother of the former queen of Iran, Farah Diba Ghislaine Dommanget, Princess of Monaco Michel Droit, member of the Académie française Henry Farman, champion cyclist and aviator Edgar Faure and World War II resistance fighter Gabriel Fauré, composer Fernandel, comedy actor Maurice Gamelin, supreme commander of French armed forces 1939–1940 Maurice Genevoix, novelist Rosemonde Gérard and playwright Virgil Gheorghiu, novelist Jean Giraudoux, playwright and statesman Hubert de Givenchy, fashion designer Anna Gould, daughter of financier Jay Gould Arlette Gueudet, widow of industrialist Robert Gueudet Jacques Guerlain, perfume creator from the House "Guerlain" in Paris Antonio Guzmán Blanco, Venezuelan politician and president Gabriel Hanotaux and historian Paul Hervieu and novelist Gholam Hossein Jahanshahi, Iranian statesman Jeanne Hugo and granddaughter of Victor Hugo Jacques Ibert, composer Paul Landowski and sculptor Hector Lefuel, architect of significant portions of the Louvre Joseph Florimond Loubat, antiquarian and philanthropist Georges Mandel, French Resistance during World War II Édouard Manet and impressionist painter André Messager and conductor Alexandre Millerand, President of France Octave Mirbeau, art critic, novelist Berthe Morisot, impressionist painter Togrul Narimanbekov, Azerbaijani painter Joseph O'Kelly, Henri O'Kelly sr. and Henri O'Kelly jr.
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Brayden Mitchell is a New Zealand rugby union footballer. He plays as a hooker for Southland in the Mitre 10 Cup. Mitchell, a product of the Southland academy system, made his debut for the Stags during the 2009 Air New Zealand Cup, served as backup to Jason Rutledge after David Hall suffered a season-ending knee injury, he continued to apprentice behind Rutledge in the 2010 ITM Cup. Mitchell transferred to Waikato for the 2014 ITM Cup but moved back to Southland for 2016. A serious neck injury forced Mitchell to miss the entire 2018 Mitre 10 Cup season. Mitchell was selected to the Highlanders squad for the 2011 Super Rugby season, where he served as the team's 3rd choice hooker behind Jason Rutledge and Mahonri Schwalger and made 4 substitute appearances, he continued as the Highlanders 3rd choice hooker through 2014 before transferring to the Hurricanes for 2015, where he was a squad regular making 11 substitute appearances. For 2017, Mitchell signed with the Chiefs. Mitchell was a member of the 2009 New Zealand Under 20's who won the IRB Junior World Championship, scored a try in the final against England after a brilliant pass from Stags teammate Alex Ryan.
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Clare Frances Elizabeth Higgins is an English actress. Her film appearances include Hellraiser, Hellbound: Hellraiser II, Small Faces and The Golden Compass. A six-time Olivier Award nominee for her work in the theatre, Higgins received her first nomination in 1984 for her role as Stella Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire, she has since won the Olivier Award for Best Actress three times. She made her Broadway debut in 2003 in Vincent in Brixton, receiving a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Play, she returned to Broadway in the 2014 revival of A Delicate Balance. Higgins, the second of five children, was born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, to Paula Cecilia and James Stephen Higgins, her parents were from working class Irish Catholic backgrounds, worked as teachers. Higgins was interested in acting since her childhood. After being expelled from a convent school, she ran away from home at seventeen. At 19, she gave him up for adoption at her social worker's insistence. At 23, she achieved her dream of becoming an actress, graduating from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Through the 1980s, she became a dynamic stage actress, both on Broadway. She starred in the premiere of David Hare's The Secret Rapture, won the first of her three Olivier Awards in 1995. In 1983, she starred with Ben Cross in the BBC's serial version of A. J. Cronin's The Citadel. For the big screen, Higgins played Julia Cotton in Clive Barker's Hellraiser, based on Barker's novella The Hellbound Heart, she reprised the role for Tony Randel's Hellbound: Hellraiser II. Her other film credits include the Scottish film Small Faces, Woody Allen's Cassandra's Dream, The Golden Compass. Higgins appeared as Jocasta in the National Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Oedipus, opposite Ralph Fiennes in the title role. From April to May 2009, she appeared in Wallace Shawn's The Fever at the Royal Court Theatre. From mid-May to September 2009, she appeared as the Countess Rossillion in All's Well That Ends Well at the National Theatre. On 30 September 2012, Higgins appeared in Season 3, episode 3 of Downton Abbey as Mrs Bartlett, a friend of Mrs Bates who helps in the release of Mr Bates from prison.
On 14 November 2013, she appeared in the Doctor Who mini-episode "The Night of the Doctor", which starred Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor. Higgins played the leader of the Sisterhood of Karn. Higgins returned to the role in 2015 in "The Magician's Apprentice", which aired on 19 September 2015, in the series finale "Hell Bent" on 5 December 2015; the same year she appeared as prosecuting lawyer Hazel Warren. In January 2017, Higgins appeared in CBBC's adaptation of Jill Murphy's The Worst Witch as Miss Ada Cackle, her wicked twin sister Agatha. Higgins was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1995 for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in Sweet Bird of Youth at the Royal National Theatre, she won the same award in both 2002 and 2005: in 2002 for her performance in Vincent in Brixton performed at the Royal National Theatre and Wyndham's Theatres, in 2005 for her performance as Hecuba in the Euripides tragedy at the Donmar Warehouse. She was awarded the 2002 London Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Vincent in Brixton.
Additionally, she was awarded the 1994 London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performances in The Children's Hour and Sweet Bird of Youth. She was awarded the 2002 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Vincent in Brixton at the Donmar Warehouse in London. In 2003, she was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Actress in a Play for Vincent in Brixton on Broadway, garnered the 2003 Theatre World Award for outstanding major Broadway debut. Nineteen Nineteen Hellraiser Hellbound: Hellraiser II The Fruit Machine Bad Behaviour Circle of Deceit Fatherland Small Faces B. Monkey The House of Mirth Stage Beauty The Libertine Bigger Than the Sky Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont Cassandra's Dream The Golden Compass Being Human Toast A Fantastic Fear of Everything The Syndicate I Give It a Year Doctor Who The Worst Witch Into the Badlands Ready Player One Cleaning Up Countess Hechingen in The Deep Man by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. British premiere directed by Casper Wrede at the Royal Manchester.
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