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With 41 biographies, Judges are the 85th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Mafiosos, Pilots, and Mountaineers.

Pantheon has 46 people classified as judges born between 1199 BC and 1967. Of these 46, 22 (47.83%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living judges include Adly Mansour, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, and Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou. The most famous deceased judges include Deborah, Giovanni Falcone, and Roland Freisler. As of April 2022, 5 new judges have been added to Pantheon including Georg Konrad Morgen, Peter Tomka, and Potter Stewart.

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Most judges were born in United States (24), Germany (4), and Italy (3). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (4), Palermo (2), and Trenton, New Jersey (2).The most common death places of judges were United States (14), Germany (3), and Italy (2). By city, these were Washington, D.C. (5), Frankfurt (2), and Capaci (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 19 most globally memorable Judges since 1700.

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