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Florence ranks 30th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Montevideo, Washington, D.C., and Athens. Memorable people born in Florence include Leonardo da Vinci, Dante Alighieri, and Niccolò Machiavelli. Memorable people who died in Florence include Sandro Botticelli, Donatello, and Evangelista Torricelli. 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 1182 and 1992, Florence was the birth place of 190 globally memorable people, including Leonardo da Vinci, Dante Alighieri, and Niccolò Machiavelli. Additionaly, 172 globally memorable people have passed away in Florence including Sandro Botticelli, Donatello, and Evangelista Torricelli.

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Most individuals born in present day Florence were politicians (40), painters (32), religious figures (14), writers (12), and actors (10),  while most who died were painters (41), politicians (20), writers (16), composers (13), and religious figures (11).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Florence, including Rose McGowan, Ilaria Occhini, 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.