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Mexico City ranks 48th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Belgrade, Naples, and Hamburg. Memorable people born in Mexico City include Carlos Slim, Emiliano Zapata, and Octavio Paz. Memorable people who died in Mexico City include Gabriel García Márquez, Diego Rivera, and Luis Buñuel. Mexico City has been the birth place of many actors and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers. Mexico City is located in Mexico.

Mexico City is the capital and largest city of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. Mexico City is one of the most important cultural and financial centers in the world. It is located in the Valley of Mexico, a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 meters (7,350 ft). The city has 16 subdivisions known as boroughs or demarcaciones territoriales. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1776 and 1999, Mexico City was the birth place of 140 globally memorable people, including Carlos Slim, Emiliano Zapata, and Octavio Paz. Additionaly, 133 globally memorable people have passed away in Mexico City including Gabriel García Márquez, Diego Rivera, and Luis Buñuel.

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Most individuals born in present day Mexico City were actors (40), soccer players (28), politicians (14), writers (11), and singers (10),  while most who died were politicians (42), writers (21), actors (13), soccer players (11), and painters (6).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Mexico City, including Chespirito, Verónica Castro, and Jacqueline Andere. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Mexico City, including Chespirito, Pedro Armendáriz, and Ricardo Montalbán.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Mexico City since 1700.