With 23 biographies, Judges are the 87th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Golfers, Political Scientists, and Pirates.

Pantheon has 30 people classified as judges born between 1199 BC and 1967. Of these 30, 16 (53.33%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living judges include Adly Mansour, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Panagiotis Pikrammenos. The most famous deceased judges include Deborah, Roland Freisler, and Giovanni Falcone.

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Most judges were born in United States (16), Italy (2), and Greece (2). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (4), Palermo (2), and Celle (1).The most common death places of judges were United States (6), Germany (2), and Italy (2). By city, these were Washington, D.C. (3), Palermo (2), and Berlin (1).

The earliest biographies classified as judges in Pantheon are Edward Coke, Zaleucus, and Deborah.  The concentration of judges was largest during the Radio & Film Era, which lasted from 1900 to 1949. Some birth or death locations for earlier judges are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Judges were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 10 most globally memorable Judges since 1700.

Judges are found within the Institutions domain which also includes Politicians, Religious Figures, Military Personnels, Noblemen, and Diplomats.