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Melbourne

Melbourne ranks 55th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Cairo, Lisbon, and Bologna. Memorable people born in Melbourne include Steve Irwin, Chris Hemsworth, and Rupert Murdoch. Memorable people who died in Melbourne include Fred Perry, Ned Kelly, and Charlie Whiting. Melbourne has been the birth place of many actors and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and athletes. Melbourne is located in Australia.

Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Its name refers to an urban agglomeration of 9,993 km2 (3,858 sq mi), comprising a metropolitan area with 31 municipalities, and is also a common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the Hinterland towards the Dandenong and Macedon ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. It has a population of 5 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians". Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1996, Melbourne was the birth place of 105 globally memorable people, including Steve Irwin, Chris Hemsworth, and Rupert Murdoch. Additionaly, 20 globally memorable people have passed away in Melbourne including Fred Perry, Ned Kelly, and Charlie Whiting.

People Born in Melbourne

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Most individuals born in present day Melbourne were actors (17), soccer players (14), musicians (9), tennis players (9), and singers (8),  while most who died were politicians (8), athletes (4), tennis players (2), writers (2), and mafiosos (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Melbourne, including Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth, and Eric Bana. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Melbourne, including Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth, and Eric Bana.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 12 globally memorable people born in Melbourne since 1700.