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Germany ranks 349th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Reims, Evanston, Illinois, and Metz. Memorable people born in Germany include Juana Bormann, Hartmann Schedel, and Siegfried Lenz. Memorable people who died in Germany include Ernst Otto Fischer, Otto Kumm, and Willehad. Germany has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many soccer players and military personnels. Germany is located in Germany.

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central Europe. It is the second most populous country in Europe after Russia, and the most populous member state of the European Union. Germany is situated between the Baltic and North seas to the north, and the Alps to the south; it covers an area of 357,022 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi), with a population of almost 84 million within its 16 constituent states. Germany borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, and France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands to the west. The nation's capital and largest city by population is Berlin and its financial centre is Frankfurt; the largest urban area is the Ruhr. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 467 and 1992, Germany was the birth place of 34 globally memorable people, including Juana Bormann, Hartmann Schedel, and Siegfried Lenz. Additionaly, 20 globally memorable people have passed away in Germany including Ernst Otto Fischer, Otto Kumm, and Willehad.

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Most individuals born in present day Germany were politicians (11), soccer players (7), writers (4), actors (3), and historians (1),  while most who died were soccer players (5), military personnels (2), actors (2), biologists (2), and chemists (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Germany, including Wolfgang Peters, Rudi Hoffmann, and Heinz Vollmar. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Germany, including Juana Bormann, Cerdic of Wessex, and Margaret Sambiria.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 14 globally memorable people born in Germany since 1700.