On This Date…

Patrick O’Brian, best known as the author of the Jack Aubrey-Stephen Maturin series, died January 2nd, 2000 in Dublin, Ireland.

He was buried with his wife, Mary, at Nouveau Cimetière de Collioure (New Cemetery Collioure) in the Pyrenees, France. It had been to this Catalan town in southern France where – post-World War II – the couple had moved, and where they lived until Mary’s death in 1998. 

Grave of Patrick and Mary O’Brian – Photography by Jim Klein, courtesy of the website FindaGrave.com. The grave is located at Burial:
Nouveau Cimetière de Collioure
Collioure
Departement des Pyrénées-Orientales
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
GPS (lat/lon): 42.52277, 3.06728 (burial information also courtesy FindaGrave.com)

Close-Up of Names – Grave of Patrick and Mary O’Brian – Photography by Jim Klein, courtesy of the website FindaGrave.com

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