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Florence ranks 29th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Munich, Washington, D.C., and São Paulo. Memorable people born in Florence include Dante Alighieri, Niccolò Machiavelli, and Sandro Botticelli. Memorable people who died in Florence include Niccolò Machiavelli, Sandro Botticelli, and Donatello. Florence has been the birth place of many politicians and painters and the death place of many painters and politicians. Florence is located in Italy.

Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany. It is also the most populated city in Tuscany, with 360,930 inhabitants in 2023, and 984,991 in its metropolitan area. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 995 and 1995, Florence was the birth place of 216 globally memorable people, including Dante Alighieri, Niccolò Machiavelli, and Sandro Botticelli. Additionaly, 197 globally memorable people have passed away in Florence including Niccolò Machiavelli, Sandro Botticelli, and Donatello.

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Most individuals born in present day Florence were politicians (40), painters (37), religious figures (21), writers (15), and noblemen (10),  while most who died were painters (45), politicians (21), writers (16), religious figures (15), and composers (14).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Florence, including Daria Nicolodi, Rose McGowan, and Lorella De Luca. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Florence, including Lorenzo de' Medici, Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany.

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