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Budapest ranks 14th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Berlin, Madrid, and Saint Petersburg. Memorable people born in Budapest include Ferenc Puskás, John von Neumann, and George Soros. Memorable people who died in Budapest include Ferenc Puskás, Imre Nagy, and Imre Kertész. Budapest has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and soccer players. Budapest is located in Hungary.

Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and the ninth-largest city in the European Union by population within city limits. The city has an estimated population of 1,752,286 over a land area of about 525 square kilometres. Budapest is both a city and county, and forms the centre of the Budapest metropolitan area, which has an area of 7,626 square kilometres and a population of 3,303,786, comprising 33% of the population of Hungary. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1101 and 2000, Budapest was the birth place of 317 globally memorable people, including Ferenc Puskás, John von Neumann, and George Soros. Additionaly, 231 globally memorable people have passed away in Budapest including Ferenc Puskás, Imre Nagy, and Imre Kertész.

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Most individuals born in present day Budapest were soccer players (47), politicians (30), athletes (28), writers (22), and mathematicians (16),  while most who died were politicians (47), soccer players (43), writers (33), athletes (17), and chess players (11).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Budapest, including Ferenc Puskás, László Kubala, and Sándor Kocsis. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Budapest, including Ferenc Puskás, László Kubala, and Sándor Kocsis.

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