Cultural Production in

Present Day

Australia

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Australia ranks 23rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Belgium, Greece, and Czechia. Memorable people born in present day Australia include Lawrence Bragg, George Lazenby, and Geoffrey Rush. Memorable people who died in Australia include Jack Brabham, Truganini, and Malcolm Young. 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. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. Its population of nearly 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 1565 and 2002, present day Australia was the birth place of 789 globally memorable people, including Lawrence Bragg, George Lazenby, and Geoffrey Rush. Additionaly, 146 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Australia including Jack Brabham, Truganini, and Malcolm Young.

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 (142), soccer players (120), tennis players (67), cyclists (56), and athletes (53),  while most who died were politicians (30), athletes (13), writers (12), tennis players (11), 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 Paul Hogan. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Australia, including George Lazenby, Geoffrey Rush, and Paul Hogan.

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