With 586 biographies, Companions are the 21st most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Mathematicians, Biologists, and Physicists.

Pantheon has 595 people classified as companions born between 3500 BC and 1990. Of these 595, 37 (6.22%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living companions include Queen Silvia of Sweden, Queen Sonja of Norway, and Brigitte Macron. The most famous deceased companions include Nefertiti, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, and Catherine de' Medici.

Living Companions

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Deceased Companions

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Most companions were born in Germany (74), France (53), and United Kingdom (50). By city, the most common birth places were Paris (14), Rome (14), and London (12).The most common death places of companions were France (62), United Kingdom (54), and Italy (44). By city, these were Paris (20), Rome (15), and London (11).

The earliest biographies classified as companions in Pantheon are Meresankh I, Neithhotep, and Bathsheba.  The concentration of companions was largest during the Scribal Era, which lasted from 500 BC to 1449. Some birth or death locations for earlier companions are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

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

Companions are found within the Public Figure domain which also includes Social Activists, Models, Pornographic Actors, Extremists, and Celebrities.