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Brooklyn ranks 9th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Moscow, Chicago, and Vienna. Memorable people born in Brooklyn include Abraham Maslow, Milton Friedman, and Carl Sagan. Memorable people who died in Brooklyn include Karl Ferdinand Braun, Lola Montez, and Winsor McCay. Brooklyn has been the birth place of many actors and singers and the death place of many actors and writers. Brooklyn is located in United States.

Brooklyn is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Kings County, in the U.S. state of New York. It is the most populous county in the state, the second-most densely populated county in the United States, and New York City's most populous borough, with an estimated 2,648,403 residents in 2020. If each borough were ranked as a city, Brooklyn would rank as the third-most populous in the U.S., after Los Angeles and Chicago. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1857 and 2002, Brooklyn was the birth place of 407 globally memorable people, including Abraham Maslow, Milton Friedman, and Carl Sagan. Additionaly, 33 globally memorable people have passed away in Brooklyn including Karl Ferdinand Braun, Lola Montez, and Winsor McCay.

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Most individuals born in present day Brooklyn were actors (147), singers (37), musicians (31), basketball players (21), and writers (20),  while most who died were actors (6), writers (5), musicians (5), politicians (3), and inventors (2).

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

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