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With 313 biographies, Models are the 46th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Engineers, Gymnasts, and Fencers.


Pantheon has 313 people classified as models born between 371 BC and 2005. Of these 313, 292 (93.29%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living models include Isabella Rossellini, Carla Bruni, and Brigitte Nielsen. The most famous deceased models include Phryne, Tina Modotti, and Ira von Fürstenberg. As of April 2024, 23 new models have been added to Pantheon including Reg Park, Georgina Rodríguez, and Aiden Shaw.

Living Models

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Deceased Models

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Newly Added Models (2024)

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Most models were born in United States (88), United Kingdom (25), and Brazil (20). By city, the most common birth places were Los Angeles (10), Stockholm (6), and Rome (5).The most common death places of models were United States (8), France (3), and Italy (2). By city, these were Los Angeles (2), New York City (2), and Classical Athens (1).

Places Over Time

The earliest biographies classified as models in Pantheon are Catherine Hessling, Tina Modotti, and Phryne.  The concentration of models was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier models are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.


Which Models were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 19 most globally memorable Models since 1700.