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Kyoto ranks 81st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Dresden, Bologna, and Frankfurt. Memorable people born in Kyoto include Matsuo Bashō, Emperor Meiji, and Murasaki Shikibu. Memorable people who died in Kyoto include Oda Nobunaga, Murasaki Shikibu, and Sei Shōnagon. Kyoto has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers. Kyoto is located in Japan.

Kyoto, officially Kyōto City , is the capital city of Kyōto Prefecture in Japan. Located in the Kansai region on the island of Honshu, Kyōto forms a part of the Keihanshin metropolitan area along with Osaka and Kobe. As of 2021, the city had a population of 1.45 million, making up 57% of the prefecture's total population. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 169 and 1990, Kyoto was the birth place of 102 globally memorable people, including Matsuo Bashō, Emperor Meiji, and Murasaki Shikibu. Additionaly, 69 globally memorable people have passed away in Kyoto including Oda Nobunaga, Murasaki Shikibu, and Sei Shōnagon.

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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, Seishiro Shimatani, and Tadao Onishi. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Kyoto, including Emperor Meiji, Emperor Kōmei, and Emperor Ninkō.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 22 globally memorable people born in Kyoto since 1700.