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Kyoto ranks 34th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Munich, São Paulo, and Detroit. Memorable people born in Kyoto include Matsuo Bashō, Murasaki Shikibu, and Emperor Meiji. Memorable people who died in Kyoto include Emperor Kōmei, Emperor Ninkō, and Emperor Kōkaku. Kyoto has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and religious figures. Kyoto is located in Japan.

Kyoto, officially Kyoto City , is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture in Japan. Located in the Kansai region on the island of Honshu, Kyoto forms a part of the Keihanshin metropolitan area along with Osaka and Kobe. As of 2018, the city had a population of 1.47 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 767 and 1996, Kyoto was the birth place of 156 globally memorable people, including Matsuo Bashō, Murasaki Shikibu, and Emperor Meiji. Additionaly, 78 globally memorable people have passed away in Kyoto including Emperor Kōmei, Emperor Ninkō, and Emperor Kōkaku.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Kyoto, including Kunishige Kamamoto, Akira Kitaguchi, and Yoshio Furukawa. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Kyoto, including Kunishige Kamamoto, Akira Kitaguchi, and Yoshio Furukawa.

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