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Birmingham

Birmingham ranks 59th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind The Hague, Dallas, and Mexico City. Memorable people born in Birmingham include Neville Chamberlain, Francis Galton, and Lady Jane Grey. Memorable people who died in Birmingham include Mike Hailwood, Joseph Chamberlain, and John Henry Poynting. Birmingham has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many racing drivers and politicians. Birmingham is located in United Kingdom.

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. It is the second-largest city, urban area and metropolitan area in England and the United Kingdom, with roughly 1.1 million inhabitants within the city area, 2.9 million inhabitants within the urban area and 4.3 million inhabitants within the metropolitan area and lies within the most populated English district. Birmingham is commonly referred to as the second city of the United Kingdom. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1996, Birmingham was the birth place of 101 globally memorable people, including Neville Chamberlain, Francis Galton, and Lady Jane Grey. Additionaly, 9 globally memorable people have passed away in Birmingham including Mike Hailwood, Joseph Chamberlain, and John Henry Poynting.

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Most individuals born in present day Birmingham were soccer players (24), politicians (11), musicians (10), actors (8), and writers (6),  while most who died were racing drivers (1), politicians (1), physicists (1), designers (1), and inventors (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Birmingham, including Daniel Sturridge, Joleon Lescott, and Micah Richards. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Birmingham, including William Foulke, Steve Bloomer, and Daniel Sturridge.

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