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Cambridge, Massachusetts ranks 318th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Antioch, Toledo, Ohio, and Panama City. Memorable people born in Cambridge, Massachusetts include Charles Sanders Peirce, Percy Williams Bridgman, and Matt Damon. Memorable people who died in Cambridge, Massachusetts include Roman Jakobson, Thomas Kuhn, and Emily Greene Balch. Cambridge, Massachusetts has been the birth place of many actors, and writers and the death place of many physicists, and writers. Cambridge, Massachusetts is located in United States.

Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. It is a suburb in the Greater Boston metropolitan area, located directly across the Charles River from Boston. The city's population as of the 2020 U.S. census was 118,403, making it the most populous city in the county, the fourth-largest in Massachusetts, behind Boston, Worcester, and Springfield, and ninth-most populous in New England. The city was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England, which was an important center of the Puritan theology that was embraced by the town's founders. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 1753 and 1979, Cambridge, Massachusetts was the birth place of 41 globally memorable people, including Charles Sanders Peirce, Percy Williams Bridgman, and Matt Damon. Additionaly, 98 globally memorable people have passed away in Cambridge, Massachusetts including Roman Jakobson, Thomas Kuhn, and Emily Greene Balch. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Cambridge, Massachusetts than were born there.

People Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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People Deceased in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Cambridge, Massachusetts were actors (11), writers (10), politicians (3), comedians (3), and mathematicians (2),  while most who died were physicists (12), writers (10), astronomers (10), mathematicians (8), and philosophers (7).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, including Matt Damon, Paul Michael Glaser, and Sam Waterston. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Cambridge, Massachusetts, including Matt Damon, Paul Michael Glaser, and Sam Waterston.

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Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 23 globally memorable people born in Cambridge, Massachusetts since 1700.