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Italy ranks 6th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Japan, Germany, and France. Memorable people born in present day Italy include Leonardo da Vinci, Julius Caesar, and Galileo Galilei. Memorable people who died in Italy include Julius Caesar, Galileo Galilei, and Marco Polo. 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 consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and several islands surrounding it. Italy is located in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, in Southern Europe, and is also often considered part of Western Europe. A unitary parliamentary republic with Rome as its capital and largest city, the country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in Tunisian waters (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the third-most populous member state of the European Union, after Germany and France. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 3345 BC and 2001, present day Italy was the birth place of 4,086 globally memorable people, including Leonardo da Vinci, Julius Caesar, and Galileo Galilei. Additionaly, 2,998 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Italy including Julius Caesar, Galileo Galilei, and Marco Polo.

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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, Paolo Maldini, and Roberto Baggio. 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.