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Dresden ranks 78th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Cleveland, Tehran, and Chiba Prefecture. Memorable people born in Dresden include Augustus II the Strong, Ilse Koch, and Gerhard Richter. Memorable people who died in Dresden include Caspar David Friedrich, Friedrich Paulus, and Lili Elbe. Dresden has been the birth place of many politicians and noblemen and the death place of many politicians and composers. Dresden is located in Germany.

Dresden is the capital city of the German state of Saxony and its second most populous city, after Leipzig. It is the 12th most populous city of Germany, the fourth largest by area, and the third most populous city in the area of former East Germany, after Berlin and Leipzig. Dresden's urban area comprises the towns of Freital, Pirna, Radebeul, Meißen (Meissen), Coswig, Radeberg and Heidenau and has around 790,000 inhabitants. The Dresden metropolitan area has approximately 1.34 million inhabitants. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2000, Dresden was the birth place of 103 globally memorable people, including Augustus II the Strong, Ilse Koch, and Gerhard Richter. Additionaly, 83 globally memorable people have passed away in Dresden including Caspar David Friedrich, Friedrich Paulus, and Lili Elbe.

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Most individuals born in present day Dresden were politicians (46), noblemen (9), writers (5), athletes (5), and military personnels (4),  while most who died were politicians (28), composers (11), painters (6), writers (4), and noblemen (4).

Over the past 100 years, athletes have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Dresden, including Renate Stecher, Ingrid Gulbin, and Johannes Vetter. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Dresden, including Augustus II the Strong, Ilse Koch, and Augustus III of Poland.

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