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London ranks 1st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind . Memorable people born in London include Elizabeth I of England, Elizabeth II, and Henry VIII of England. Memorable people who died in London include Isaac Newton, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud. London has been the birth place of many Actors and Soccer Players and the death place of many Political Leaders and Writers. London is located in United Kingdom.

London is the capital and largest city of both England and the United Kingdom, as well as the largest city within the European Union. Standing on the River Thames in the south-east of England, at the head of its 50-mile (80 km) estuary leading to the North Sea, London has been a major settlement for two millennia. Londinium was founded by the Romans. The City of London, London's ancient core − an area of just 1.12 square miles (2.9 km2) and colloquially known as the Square Mile − retains boundaries that follow closely its medieval limits. The City of Westminster is also an Inner London borough holding city status. Greater London is governed by the Mayor of London and the London Assembly. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 10 and 2015, London was the birth place of 1,791 globally memorable people, including Elizabeth I of England, Elizabeth II, and Henry VIII of England. Additionaly, 1,250 globally memorable people have passed away in London including Isaac Newton, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud.

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Over the past 100 years the top profession of globally memorable people from London has been Actor, including Charlotte Rampling, Elizabeth Taylor, and Christopher Lee. Whereas throughout history the profession with the most memorable people from London has been Actor, including Charlie Chaplin, Charlotte Rampling, and Elizabeth Taylor.