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Lisbon ranks 53rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Hamburg, Oslo, and Cairo. Memorable people born in Lisbon include Anthony of Padua, Fernando Pessoa, and António Guterres. Memorable people who died in Lisbon include António de Oliveira Salazar, Eusébio, and Fernando Pessoa. Lisbon has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers. Lisbon is located in Portugal.

Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 505,526 within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2. Lisbon's urban area extends beyond the city's administrative limits with a population of around 2.8 million people, being the 10th-most populous urban area in the European Union. About 3 million people live in the Lisbon metropolitan area, which represents approximately 27% of the country's population. It is mainland Europe's westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast. Lisbon lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus. The westernmost portions of its metro area, the Portuguese Riviera, form the westernmost point of Continental Europe, culminating at Cabo da Roca. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1994, Lisbon was the birth place of 106 globally memorable people, including Anthony of Padua, Fernando Pessoa, and António Guterres. Additionaly, 75 globally memorable people have passed away in Lisbon including António de Oliveira Salazar, Eusébio, and Fernando Pessoa.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Lisbon, including Fernando Santos, Paulo Futre, and Ricardo Quaresma. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Lisbon, including António Guterres, Sebastian of Portugal, and John I of Portugal.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 23 globally memorable people born in Lisbon since 1700.