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Germany ranks 4th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind United States, United Kingdom, and France. 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 Central and Western Europe. Covering an area of 357,022 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi), it lies between the Baltic and North seas to the north, and the Alps to the south. It borders 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 17 BC and 2000, present day Germany was the birth place of 3,803 globally memorable people, including Ludwig van Beethoven, Albert Einstein, and Johann Sebastian Bach. Additionaly, 2,397 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Germany including Adolf Hitler, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Martin Luther.

People Born in Present Day Germany

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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 Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Müller, and Lothar Matthäus. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Germany, including Otto von Bismarck, Henry Kissinger, and Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor.

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