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Berlin ranks 10th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Moscow, Vienna, and Tokyo. Memorable people born in Berlin include Wilhelm II, German Emperor, Marlene Dietrich, and Alexander von Humboldt. Memorable people who died in Berlin include Adolf Hitler, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, and Rosa Luxemburg. Berlin has been the birth place of many politicians and actors and the death place of many politicians 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 Potsdam, Brandenburg's capital. 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 0 and 1997, Berlin was the birth place of 308 globally memorable people, including Wilhelm II, German Emperor, Marlene Dietrich, and Alexander von Humboldt. Additionaly, 360 globally memorable people have passed away in Berlin including Adolf Hitler, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, and Rosa Luxemburg. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Berlin than were born there.

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Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Berlin, including Jürgen Prochnow, Nastassja Kinski, and Horst Buchholz. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Berlin, including Wilhelm II, German Emperor, Frederick the Great, and William I, German Emperor.

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