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Buenos Aires ranks 17th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Madrid, Philadelphia, and Stockholm. Memorable people born in Buenos Aires include Pope Francis, Jorge Luis Borges, and Alfredo Di Stéfano. Memorable people who died in Buenos Aires include Eva Perón, Astor Piazzolla, and Juan Manuel Fangio. Buenos Aires has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many soccer players and politicians. Buenos Aires is located in Argentina.

Buenos Aires, officially the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, is the capital and primate city of Argentina. The city is located on the western shore of the Río de la Plata, on South America's southeastern coast. "Buenos Aires" can be translated as "fair winds" or "good airs", but the former was the meaning intended by the founders in the 16th century, by the use of the original name "Real de Nuestra Señora Santa María del Buen Ayre", named after the Madonna of Bonaria in Sardinia, Italy. Buenos Aires is classified as an alpha global city, according to the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) 2020 ranking. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1757 and 1998, Buenos Aires was the birth place of 303 globally memorable people, including Pope Francis, Jorge Luis Borges, and Alfredo Di Stéfano. Additionaly, 200 globally memorable people have passed away in Buenos Aires including Eva Perón, Astor Piazzolla, and Juan Manuel Fangio.

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Most individuals born in present day Buenos Aires were soccer players (111), politicians (42), actors (40), writers (19), and racing drivers (11),  while most who died were soccer players (57), politicians (54), writers (15), racing drivers (14), and actors (11).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Buenos Aires, including Alfredo Di Stéfano, Carlos Bilardo, and Javier Zanetti. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Buenos Aires, including Alfredo Di Stéfano, Guillermo Stábile, and Helenio Herrera.

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