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Dublin ranks 44th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Manhattan, Japan, and Kanagawa Prefecture. Memorable people born in Dublin include Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, and Edmund Burke. Memorable people who died in Dublin include Ivar the Boneless, Jonathan Swift, and William Rowan Hamilton. Dublin has been the birth place of many soccer players and actors and the death place of many writers and politicians. Dublin is located in Ireland.

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. Situated on a bay on the east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey, it lies within the province of Leinster. It is bordered on the south by the Dublin Mountains, a part of the Wicklow Mountains range. It has an urban area population of 1,173,179, while the population of the Dublin Region as of 2016 was 1,347,359. The population of the Greater Dublin Area was 1,904,806 per the 2016 census. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 954 and 1992, Dublin was the birth place of 145 globally memorable people, including Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, and Edmund Burke. Additionaly, 45 globally memorable people have passed away in Dublin including Ivar the Boneless, Jonathan Swift, and William Rowan Hamilton.

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Most individuals born in present day Dublin were soccer players (31), actors (27), writers (21), politicians (15), and singers (10),  while most who died were writers (14), politicians (9), physicists (3), social activists (3), and mathematicians (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Dublin, including Tony Dunne, Robbie Keane, and Billy Whelan. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Dublin, including Tony Dunne, Robbie Keane, and Arthur Johnson.

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