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Occupation

NOBLEMEN

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With 842 biographies, Noblemen are the 18th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Tennis Players, Philosophers, and Racing Drivers.

Pantheon has 965 people classified as noblemen born between 2600 BC and 2020. Of these 965, 117 (12.12%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living noblemen include Margrethe II of Denmark, Akihito, and Charles, Prince of Wales. The most famous deceased noblemen include Elizabeth II, Henry VIII of England, and Marie Antoinette. As of April 2022, 123 new noblemen have been added to Pantheon including William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, John, Duke of Durazzo, and Burchard III, Duke of Swabia.

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Newly Added Noblemen (2022)

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Most noblemen were born in Germany (213), France (121), and Italy (86). By city, the most common birth places were Vienna (15), Munich (14), and Florence (10).The most common death places of noblemen were Germany (221), France (143), and Italy (87). By city, these were Paris (22), Vienna (12), and Munich (12).

The earliest biographies classified as noblemen in Pantheon are Neferirkare Kakai, Kawab, and Nefertiabet.  The concentration of noblemen was largest during the Scribal Era, which lasted from 500 BC to 1449. Some birth or death locations for earlier noblemen are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

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

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