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Frankfurt ranks 80th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Chiba Prefecture, Dresden, and Bologna. Memorable people born in Frankfurt include Anne Frank, Erich Fromm, and Charles the Bald. Memorable people who died in Frankfurt include Clara Schumann, Louis the German, and Max Scheler. Frankfurt has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers. Frankfurt is located in Germany.

Frankfurt, officially Frankfurt am Main, is the most populous city in the German state of Hesse. Its 763,380 inhabitants as of 31 December 2019 make it the fifth-most populous city in Germany. On the river Main, it forms a continuous conurbation with the neighbouring city of Offenbach am Main and its urban area has a population of over 2.3 million. The city is the heart of the larger Rhine-Main metropolitan region, which has a population of more than 5.6 million and is Germany's second-largest metropolitan region after the Rhine-Ruhr region. Frankfurt's central business district, the Bankenviertel, lies about 90 km (56 mi) northwest of the geographic center of the EU at Gadheim, Lower Franconia. Like France and Franconia, the city is named after the Franks. Frankfurt is the largest city in the Rhine Franconian dialect area. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 823 and 1995, Frankfurt was the birth place of 102 globally memorable people, including Anne Frank, Erich Fromm, and Charles the Bald. Additionaly, 54 globally memorable people have passed away in Frankfurt including Clara Schumann, Louis the German, and Max Scheler.

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Most individuals born in present day Frankfurt were soccer players (19), politicians (10), writers (7), biologists (6), and composers (5),  while most who died were politicians (15), writers (11), composers (7), philosophers (4), and biologists (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Frankfurt, including Andreas Möller, Emre Can, and Niklas Süle. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Frankfurt, including Andreas Möller, Emre Can, and Rudolf Gramlich.

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