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Detroit ranks 33rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Florence, Munich, and São Paulo. Memorable people born in Detroit include Charles Lindbergh, Francis Ford Coppola, and Steve Ballmer. Memorable people who died in Detroit include Harry Houdini, Rosa Parks, and Aretha Franklin. Detroit has been the birth place of many actors and musicians and the death place of many singers and businesspeople. Detroit is located in United States.

Detroit is the largest and most-populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest U.S. city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County. The municipality of Detroit had a 2019 estimated population of 670,031, making it the 24th-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people, making it the second-largest in the Midwest after the Chicago metropolitan area, and 14th-largest in the United States. Regarded as a major cultural center, Detroit is known for its contributions to music and as a repository for art, architecture and design. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1991, Detroit was the birth place of 164 globally memorable people, including Charles Lindbergh, Francis Ford Coppola, and Steve Ballmer. Additionaly, 18 globally memorable people have passed away in Detroit including Harry Houdini, Rosa Parks, and Aretha Franklin.

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Most individuals born in present day Detroit were actors (54), musicians (23), singers (14), writers (11), and basketball players (7),  while most who died were singers (3), businesspeople (2), athletes (2), actors (2), and magicians (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Detroit, including George Peppard, Richard Kiel, and Ellen Burstyn. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Detroit, including George Peppard, Richard Kiel, and Ellen Burstyn.

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