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Italy ranks 6th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Germany, Japan, and France. 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 Julius Caesar. 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 or Republic of Italy, is a country that consists of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and several islands surrounding it; its territory largely coincides with the homonymous geographical region. Italy is located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, in Southern Europe; it is also considered part of Western Europe. A unitary parliamentary republic with Rome as its capital and largest city, the country covers a total area of 301,230 km2 (116,310 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, as well as the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland, Campione. With over 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the third-most populous member state of the European Union. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 3345 BC and 2005, present day Italy was the birth place of 4,666 globally memorable people, including Leonardo da Vinci, Marco Polo, and Galileo Galilei. Additionaly, 3,454 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Italy including Marco Polo, Galileo Galilei, and Julius Caesar.

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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 Benito Mussolini.

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