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Melbourne (aus)

Australia

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Melbourne ranks 53rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind The Bronx, Houston, and Warsaw. Memorable people born in Melbourne include Rupert Murdoch, Cate Blanchett, and Chris Hemsworth. Memorable people who died in Melbourne include Fred Perry, Ned Kelly, and Peter Norman. 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 both Australia and Oceania. Its name generally refers to a 9,993 km2 (3,858 sq mi) metropolitan area known as Greater Melbourne, comprising an urban agglomeration of 31 local municipalities, although the name is also used specifically for the local municipality of City of Melbourne based around its central business area. The city occupies much of the northern and eastern coastlines of Port Phillip Bay and spreads into the Mornington Peninsula and the hinterlands towards the Yarra Valley, the Dandenong and Macedon Ranges. It has a population over 5 million, mostly residing to the east side of the city centre, and its inhabitants are commonly referred to as "Melburnians". Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1855 and 1996, Melbourne was the birth place of 135 globally memorable people, including Rupert Murdoch, Cate Blanchett, and Chris Hemsworth. Additionaly, 20 globally memorable people have passed away in Melbourne including Fred Perry, Ned Kelly, and Peter Norman.

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Most individuals born in present day Melbourne were actors (24), soccer players (20), tennis players (12), musicians (11), and athletes (10),  while most who died were politicians (6), 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 Cate Blanchett, Chris Hemsworth, and Eric Bana. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Melbourne, including Cate Blanchett, Chris Hemsworth, and Eric Bana.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 16 globally memorable people born in Melbourne since 1700.