Occupation

COMPANIONS

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With 673 biographies, Companions are the 23rd most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Mathematicians, Physicists, and Wrestlers.

Pantheon has 766 people classified as companions born between 3500 BC and 1990. Of these 766, 43 (5.61%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living companions include Queen Silvia of Sweden, Queen Sonja of Norway, and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece. The most famous deceased companions include Nefertiti, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, and Anne Boleyn. As of April 2022, 93 new companions have been added to Pantheon including Hümaşah Sultan, Wahshi ibn Harb, and Ildico.

Living Companions

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Newly Added Companions (2022)

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Most companions were born in Germany (109), France (67), and United Kingdom (61). By city, the most common birth places were Rome (16), Paris (11), and Mecca (8).The most common death places of companions were France (80), Italy (67), and United Kingdom (66). By city, these were Constantinople (16), Rome (16), and Paris (16).

The earliest biographies classified as companions in Pantheon are Nimaathap, 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, Extremists, Pornographic Actors, and Celebrities.