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With 184 biographies, Celebrities are the 49th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Computer Scientists, Extremists, and Sculptors.

Pantheon has 182 people classified as celebrities born between 3345 BC and 1997. Of these 182, 101 (55.49%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living celebrities include Lina Medina, Empress Michiko, and Monica Lewinsky. The most famous deceased celebrities include Wallis Simpson, Ötzi, and Phineas Gage. As of October 2020, 33 new celebrities have been added to Pantheon including Marie Duplessis, Jean-Marie Loret, and Eduard Roschmann.

Living Celebrities

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Newly Added Celebrities (2020)

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Most celebrities were born in United States (63), France (9), and United Kingdom (9). By city, the most common birth places were Los Angeles (4), New York City (4), and Brooklyn (3).The most common death places of celebrities were United States (37), United Kingdom (8), and Italy (7). By city, these were Paris (4), Whitechapel (2), and Los Angeles (2).

The earliest biographies classified as 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 includes Companions, Social Activists, Models, Pornographic Actors, and Extremists.