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With 265 biographies, Celebrities are the 48th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Fencers, Models, and Extremists.


Pantheon has 267 people classified as celebrities born between 3345 BC and 2013. Of these 267, 152 (56.93%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living celebrities include Caitlyn Jenner, Lina Medina, and Empress Michiko. The most famous deceased celebrities include Wallis Simpson, Ötzi, and Phineas Gage. As of April 2024, 49 new celebrities have been added to Pantheon including Myrtle Corbin, Stańczyk, and Titus van Rijn.

Living Celebrities

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Deceased Celebrities

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Newly Added Celebrities (2024)

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Most celebrities were born in United States (81), France (13), and United Kingdom (13). By city, the most common birth places were Los Angeles (4), New York City (4), and Vienna (3).The most common death places of celebrities were United States (46), France (11), and United Kingdom (9). By city, these were New York City (6), Paris (4), and Los Angeles (3).

Places Over Time

The earliest biographies classified as celebrities in Pantheon are Lindow Man, Tollund Man, and Ötzi.  The concentration of celebrities was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier celebrities are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.


Which Celebrities were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Celebrities since 1700.