With 66 biographies, Dancers are the 64th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Producers, Designers, and Volleyball Players.

Pantheon has 67 people classified as dancers born between 1631 and 1989. Of these 67, 13 (19.40%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living dancers include Mikhail Baryshnikov, Alicia Alonso, and Hans van Manen. The most famous deceased dancers include Mata Hari, Isadora Duncan, and Anna Pavlova.

Living Dancers

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Deceased Dancers

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Most dancers were born in Russia (13), United States (10), and France (8). By city, the most common birth places were Saint Petersburg (7), Moscow (4), and Paris (3).The most common death places of dancers were France (11), United Kingdom (8), and United States (8). By city, these were Paris (4), New York City (4), and London (3).

The earliest biographies classified as dancers in Pantheon are Jean-Georges Noverre, Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo, and Pierre Beauchamp.  The concentration of dancers was largest during the Radio & Film Era, which lasted from 1900 to 1949. Some birth or death locations for earlier dancers are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

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

Dancers are found within the Arts domain which also includes Actors, Singers, Musicians, Film Directors, and Painters.