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Canada ranks 16th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Netherlands, Turkey, and India. Memorable people born in present day Canada include Leonard Cohen, Leslie Nielsen, and Alice Munro. Memorable people who died in Canada include Alexander Graham Bell, Marshall McLuhan, and Glenn Gould. Canada has been the birth place of many actors and hockey players and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Canada's capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2006, present day Canada was the birth place of 842 globally memorable people, including Leonard Cohen, Leslie Nielsen, and Alice Munro. Additionaly, 144 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Canada including Alexander Graham Bell, Marshall McLuhan, and Glenn Gould.

People Born in Present Day Canada

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People Deceased in Present Day Canada

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Most individuals born in present day Canada were actors (305), hockey players (60), politicians (50), singers (46), and musicians (43),  while most who died were politicians (28), writers (16), athletes (12), actors (10), and military personnels (7).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Canada, including Leslie Nielsen, Christopher Plummer, and Donald Sutherland. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Canada, including Leslie Nielsen, Christopher Plummer, and Donald Sutherland.

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