With 140 biographies, CELEBRITIES are the 50th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind PSYCHOLOGISTS, SCULPTORS, and COMIC ARTISTS.

Pantheon has information on 141 CELEBRITIES born between 3345 BC and 1997. 60.28% or 85 are still alive. The most famous living CELEBRITIES include Russo brothers, Lina Medina, and Empress Michiko. The most famous deceased CELEBRITIES include Wallis Simpson, Ötzi, and Jeanne Calment.


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Most CELEBRITIES were born in United States (47), Italy (6), and United Kingdom (6). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (5), Los Angeles (4), and Cleveland (3).The most common death places of CELEBRITIES were United States (24), Italy (7), and United Kingdom (5). By city, these were New York City (2), Charlottesville, Virginia (2), and Tbilisi (2).

The first CELEBRITIES in Pantheon are Cecilia Gallerani, Simonetta Vespucci, 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.

CELEBRITIES are found within the PUBLIC FIGURE domain which also contains the following occupations COMPANION, SOCIAL ACTIVIST, MODEL, PORNOGRAPHIC ACTOR, and EXTREMIST.