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Milan ranks 22nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Seoul, Copenhagen, and Barcelona. Memorable people born in Milan include Caravaggio, Silvio Berlusconi, and Pope Pius XI. Memorable people who died in Milan include Giuseppe Verdi, Theodosius I, and Umberto Eco. Milan has been the birth place of many politicians, and soccer players and the death place of many politicians, and writers. Milan is located in Italy.

Milan is a city in northern Italy, regional capital of Lombardy, and the second-most-populous city proper in Italy after Rome. The city proper has a population of about 1.4 million, while its metropolitan city has 3.22 million residents. The urban area of Milan is the fourth largest in the EU with 5.27 million inhabitants. According to national sources, the population within the wider Milan metropolitan area is estimated between 4.9 million and 7.4 million, making it by far the largest metropolitan area in Italy and one of the largest in the EU. Milan is the economic capital of Italy, one of the economic capitals of Europe and a global financial centre. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 230 BC and 2003, Milan was the birth place of 289 globally memorable people, including Caravaggio, Silvio Berlusconi, and Pope Pius XI. Additionaly, 232 globally memorable people have passed away in Milan including Giuseppe Verdi, Theodosius I, and Umberto Eco.

People Born in Milan

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People Deceased in Milan

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Milan were politicians (33), soccer players (33), actors (19), racing drivers (18), and athletes (17),  while most who died were politicians (22), writers (22), soccer players (22), painters (20), and composers (16).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Milan, including Paolo Maldini, Giacinto Facchetti, and Giuseppe Bergomi. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Milan, including Silvio Berlusconi, Didius Julianus, and Francesco I Sforza.

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Overlapping Lives

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