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Austria ranks 17th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind China, Canada, and Turkey. Memorable people born in present day Austria include Adolf Hitler, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Franz Kafka. Memorable people who died in Austria include Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Antonio Vivaldi. Austria has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and composers.

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a landlocked country in the southern part of Central Europe, lying in the Eastern Alps. It is a federation of nine states, one of which is the capital, Vienna, the most populous city and state. The country is bordered by Germany to the northwest, the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the northeast, Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. It occupies an area of 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi) and has a population of 9 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 250 and 2003, present day Austria was the birth place of 1,236 globally memorable people, including Adolf Hitler, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Franz Kafka. Additionaly, 833 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Austria including Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Antonio Vivaldi.

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Most individuals born in present day Austria were politicians (236), soccer players (164), skiers (96), writers (68), and composers (61),  while most who died were politicians (234), composers (81), writers (60), military personnels (42), and noblemen (35).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Austria, including Brian Laudrup, Friedrich Koncilia, and Ernst Ocwirk. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Austria, including Adolf Hitler, Franz Joseph I of Austria, and Maria Theresa.

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