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Allahabad ranks 579th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Dnipro, Les Abymes, and Gwangju. Memorable people born in Allahabad include Amitabh Bachchan, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Indira Gandhi. Memorable people who died in Allahabad include Chandra Shekhar Azad, Mahadevi Varma, and Madan Mohan Malaviya. Allahabad has been the birth place of many politicians and philosophers and the death place of many politicians and writers. Allahabad is located in India.

Allahabad, officially known as Prayagraj, and also known as Illahabad and Prayag, is a metropolis in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Allahabad district—the most populous district in the state and 13th most populous district in India—and the Allahabad division. The city is the judicial capital of Uttar Pradesh with Allahabad High Court being the highest judicial body in the state. As of 2011, Allahabad is the seventh most populous city in the state, thirteenth in Northern India and thirty-sixth in India, with an estimated population of 1.11 million in the city and 1.21 million in its metropolitan region. In 2011 it was ranked the world's 40th fastest-growing city. Allahabad, in 2016, was also ranked the third most liveable city in the state and sixteenth in the country. Hindi is the most widely spoken language in the city. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 390 BC and 1961, Allahabad was the birth place of 13 globally memorable people, including Amitabh Bachchan, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Indira Gandhi. Additionaly, 3 globally memorable people have passed away in Allahabad including Chandra Shekhar Azad, Mahadevi Varma, and Madan Mohan Malaviya.

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Most individuals born in present day Allahabad were politicians (8), philosophers (2), actors (1), writers (1), and musicians (1),  while most who died were politicians (2) and writers (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Allahabad, including Vishwanath Pratap Singh and Vikas Swarup. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Allahabad, including Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, and Dhyan Chand.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 8 globally memorable people born in Allahabad since 1700.