Hong Kong ranks 1,508th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Bedford, Kongsberg, and 16th arrondissement of Paris. Memorable people born in Hong Kong include James Wong, Karen Mok, and Joan Lorring. Memorable people who died in Hong Kong include Lin Yutang, Shih Kien, and Raymond Chow. Hong Kong has been the birth place of many actors and film directors and the death place of many actors and politicians. Hong Kong is located in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a city and special administrative region of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta in South China. With 7.5 million residents of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world. Hong Kong is also a major global financial centre and one of the most developed cities in the world. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1926 and 1998, Hong Kong was the birth place of 8 globally memorable people, including James Wong, Karen Mok, and Joan Lorring. Additionaly, 7 globally memorable people have passed away in Hong Kong including Lin Yutang, Shih Kien, and Raymond Chow.
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Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 1 globally memorable people born in Hong Kong since 1700.