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Australia ranks 25th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind South Korea, Greece, and Norway. Memorable people born in present day Australia include George Lazenby, Lawrence Bragg, and Rod Laver. Memorable people who died in Australia include Truganini, Jack Brabham, and Steve Irwin. Australia has been the birth place of many actors and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and athletes.

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. With an area of 7,617,930 square kilometres (2,941,300 sq mi), Australia is the largest country by area in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country. Australia is the oldest, flattest, and driest inhabited continent, with the least fertile soils. It is a megadiverse country, and its size gives it a wide variety of landscapes and climates, with deserts in the centre, tropical rainforests in the north-east, and mountain ranges in the south-east. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1565 and 2004, present day Australia was the birth place of 924 globally memorable people, including George Lazenby, Lawrence Bragg, and Rod Laver. Additionaly, 179 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Australia including Truganini, Jack Brabham, and Steve Irwin.

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Most individuals born in present day Australia were actors (179), soccer players (125), athletes (81), tennis players (74), and cyclists (65),  while most who died were politicians (38), athletes (21), writers (14), tennis players (12), and explorers (8).

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 Cate Blanchett.

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