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Brooklyn ranks 21st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Athens, Stockholm, and Liverpool. Memorable people born in Brooklyn include Woody Allen, George Gershwin, and Rita Hayworth. Memorable people who died in Brooklyn include Isaac Asimov, Karl Ferdinand Braun, and Lola Montez. Brooklyn has been the birth place of many actors and singers and the death place of many writers and actors. Brooklyn is located in United States.

Brooklyn is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Kings County, located in the U.S. state of New York, the most populous county in the state, and the second-most densely populated county in the United States. It is New York City's most populous borough, with an estimated 2,582,830 residents in 2018. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it shares a land border with the borough of Queens at the western end of Long Island. Brooklyn has several bridge and tunnel connections to the borough of Manhattan across the East River, and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connects it with Staten Island. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1997, Brooklyn was the birth place of 212 globally memorable people, including Woody Allen, George Gershwin, and Rita Hayworth. Additionaly, 22 globally memorable people have passed away in Brooklyn including Isaac Asimov, Karl Ferdinand Braun, and Lola Montez.

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Most individuals born in present day Brooklyn were actors (76), singers (20), musicians (18), writers (17), and film directors (8),  while most who died were writers (5), actors (4), musicians (3), inventors (2), and extremists (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Brooklyn, including Martin Landau, Alan Arkin, and Steve Buscemi. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Brooklyn, including Rita Hayworth, Martin Landau, and Alan Arkin.

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