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Kanagawa Prefecture (jpn)

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Kanagawa Prefecture ranks 43rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Sydney, Manhattan, and Japan. Memorable people born in Kanagawa Prefecture include Masao Ono, Eiji Yoshikawa, and Masao Uchino. Memorable people who died in Kanagawa Prefecture include Setsuko Hara and Chūya Nakahara. Kanagawa Prefecture has been the birth place of many soccer players and actors and the death place of many actors and writers. Kanagawa Prefecture is located in Japan.

Kanagawa Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region of Honshu. Kanagawa Prefecture is the second-most populous prefecture of Japan at 9,058,094 and has a geographic area of 2,415 km2 (932 sq mi). Kanagawa Prefecture borders Tokyo to the north, Yamanashi Prefecture to the northwest, and Shizuoka Prefecture to the west. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1892 and 2001, Kanagawa Prefecture was the birth place of 148 globally memorable people, including Masao Ono, Eiji Yoshikawa, and Masao Uchino. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Kanagawa Prefecture including Setsuko Hara and Chūya Nakahara.

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Most individuals born in present day Kanagawa Prefecture were soccer players (138), actors (5), singers (2), writers (1), and religious figures (1),  while most who died were actors (1) and writers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Kanagawa Prefecture, including Masao Ono, Masao Uchino, and Tadao Kobayashi. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Kanagawa Prefecture, including Masao Ono, Masao Uchino, and Yasuo Suzuki.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 5 globally memorable people born in Kanagawa Prefecture since 1700.