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Florence ranks 30th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind San Francisco, Seoul, and Rio de Janeiro. Memorable people born in Florence include Leonardo da Vinci, Dante Alighieri, and Niccolò Machiavelli. Memorable people who died in Florence include Galileo Galilei, Sandro Botticelli, and Lorenzo de' Medici. 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 a city in central Italy and the capital city of the Tuscany region. It is the most populated city in Tuscany, with 383,084 inhabitants in 2013, and over 1,520,000 in its metropolitan area. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1990, Florence was the birth place of 172 globally memorable people, including Leonardo da Vinci, Dante Alighieri, and Niccolò Machiavelli. Additionaly, 155 globally memorable people have passed away in Florence including Galileo Galilei, Sandro Botticelli, and Lorenzo de' Medici.

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Most individuals born in present day Florence were politicians (37), painters (33), religious figures (13), writers (11), and noblemen (8),  while most who died were painters (38), politicians (22), writers (14), composers (13), and religious figures (9).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Florence, including Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, Lamberto Dini, and Artemio Franchi. 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.