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Italy ranks 6th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Germany, France, and Japan. Memorable people born in present day Italy include Leonardo da Vinci, Marco Polo, and Galileo Galilei. Memorable people who died in Italy include Marco Polo, Galileo Galilei, and Pythagoras. Italy has been the birth place of many politicians, and soccer players and the death place of many politicians, and religious figures.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a country in Southern and Western Europe. It is located on a peninsula that extends into the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, with the Alps on its northern land border, as well as several islands, notably Sicily and Sardinia. Italy shares its borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and two enclaves: Vatican City and San Marino. Its territory also includes Campione and the Pelagie Islands. It is the tenth-largest country by land area in the European continent, covering an area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi), and the third-most populous member state of the European Union, with a population of nearly 60 million. Its capital and largest city is Rome; other major urban areas include Milan, Lombardy, Naples, Turin, Florence, and Venice. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 3345 BC and 2005, present day Italy was the birth place of 5,139 globally memorable people, including Leonardo da Vinci, Marco Polo, and Galileo Galilei. Additionaly, 3,822 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Italy including Marco Polo, Galileo Galilei, and Pythagoras.

People Born in Present Day Italy

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People Deceased in Present Day Italy

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Occupations

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Italy, including Cesare Maldini, Roberto Baggio, and Paolo Maldini. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Italy, including Julius Caesar, Augustus, and Commodus.

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Overlapping Lives

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