Cultural Production in

Present Day

Australia

Australia

Australia ranks 23rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Argentina, Belgium, and Denmark. Memorable people born in present day Australia include Lawrence Bragg, Julian Assange, and George Lazenby. Memorable people who died in Australia include Jack Brabham, Steve Irwin, and Fred Perry. Australia has been the birth place of many actors and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and tennis players.

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The population of 26 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2002, present day Australia was the birth place of 576 globally memorable people, including Lawrence Bragg, Julian Assange, and George Lazenby. Additionaly, 110 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Australia including Jack Brabham, Steve Irwin, and Fred Perry.

People Born in Present Day Australia

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People Deceased in Present Day Australia

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Most individuals born in present day Australia were actors (105), soccer players (93), tennis players (55), politicians (36), and cyclists (31),  while most who died were politicians (27), tennis players (11), writers (10), athletes (8), and racing drivers (5).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Australia, including George Lazenby, Geoffrey Rush, and Cate Blanchett. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Australia, including George Lazenby, Geoffrey Rush, and Errol Flynn.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Australia since 1700.