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Athens ranks 18th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Philadelphia, Milan, and Boston. Memorable people born in Athens include Socrates, Sophocles, and Pericles. Memorable people who died in Athens include Socrates, Sophocles, and Pericles. Athens has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many politicians and philosophers. Athens is located in Greece.

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years and its earliest human presence started somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennium BC. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 700 BC and 1997, Athens was the birth place of 216 globally memorable people, including Socrates, Sophocles, and Pericles. Additionaly, 150 globally memorable people have passed away in Athens including Socrates, Sophocles, and Pericles.

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Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Athens, including Constantine II of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, and Costas Simitis. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Athens, including Pericles, Demosthenes, and Cleisthenes.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Athens since 1700.