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Germany ranks 3rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind United States and United Kingdom. Memorable people born in present day Germany include Ludwig van Beethoven, Albert Einstein, and Johann Sebastian Bach. Memorable people who died in Germany include Adolf Hitler, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Martin Luther. Germany has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in the western region of Central Europe. It is the second-most populous country in Europe after Russia, and the most populous member state of the European Union. Germany lies between the Baltic and North Sea to the north and the Alps to the south. Its 16 constituent states have a total population of over 84 million, cover a combined area of 357,600 km2 (138,100 sq mi) and are bordered by Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, and France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands to the west. The nation's capital and most populous city is Berlin and its main financial centre is Frankfurt; the largest urban area is the Ruhr. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 17 BC and 2008, present day Germany was the birth place of 6,141 globally memorable people, including Ludwig van Beethoven, Albert Einstein, and Johann Sebastian Bach. Additionaly, 3,874 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Germany including Adolf Hitler, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Martin Luther.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Germany, including Gerd Müller, Franz Beckenbauer, and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Germany, including Charlemagne, Otto von Bismarck, and Angela Merkel.

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