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Berlin ranks 12th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Moscow, Vienna, and Milan. Memorable people born in Berlin include Frederick the Great, Gustav Mahler, and Wilhelm II, German Emperor. Memorable people who died in Berlin include Adolf Hitler, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, and Joseph Goebbels. Berlin has been the birth place of many Political Leaders and Actors and the death place of many Political Leaders and Writers. Berlin is located in Germany.

Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Its 3,748,148 (2018) inhabitants make it the second most populous city proper of the European Union after London. The city is one of Germany's 16 federal states. It is surrounded by the state of Brandenburg, and contiguous with its capital, Potsdam. The two cities are at the center of the Berlin-Brandenburg capital region, which is, with about six million inhabitants and an area of more than 30,000 km², Germany's third-largest metropolitan region after the Rhine-Ruhr and Rhine-Main regions. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1430 and 1997, Berlin was the birth place of 308 globally memorable people, including Frederick the Great, Gustav Mahler, and Wilhelm II, German Emperor. Additionaly, 377 globally memorable people have passed away in Berlin including Adolf Hitler, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, and Joseph Goebbels. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Berlin than were born there.

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Over the past 100 years the top profession of globally memorable people from Berlin has been Soccer Player, including Jérôme Boateng, Kevin-Prince Boateng, and Niko Kovač. Whereas throughout history the profession with the most memorable people from Berlin has been Political Leaders, including Wilhelm II, German Emperor, Frederick the Great, and William I, German Emperor.