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Atlanta ranks 73rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Pittsburgh, Zagreb, and Riga. Memorable people born in Atlanta include Martin Luther King Jr., Margaret Mitchell, and Spike Lee. Memorable people who died in Atlanta include James Brown, Margaret Mitchell, and John Stith Pemberton. Atlanta has been the birth place of many actors and singers and the death place of many politicians and writers. Atlanta is located in United States.

Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Georgia. With a 2020 census population of 498,715, it is the 38th most populous city in the United States. The city serves as the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to more than six million people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the nation. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County, the most populous county in Georgia. Situated among the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Atlanta features unique topography that includes rolling hills and the most dense urban tree coverage in the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1886 and 2005, Atlanta was the birth place of 108 globally memorable people, including Martin Luther King Jr., Margaret Mitchell, and Spike Lee. Additionaly, 22 globally memorable people have passed away in Atlanta including James Brown, Margaret Mitchell, and John Stith Pemberton.

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Most individuals born in present day Atlanta were actors (42), singers (16), musicians (8), basketball players (7), and athletes (7),  while most who died were politicians (6), writers (3), singers (2), musicians (2), and athletes (2).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Atlanta, including Brittany Murphy, Chris Tucker, and Dana Ivey. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Atlanta, including Brittany Murphy, Chris Tucker, and Dana Ivey.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 22 globally memorable people born in Atlanta since 1700.