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Montreal ranks 64th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Lyon, Cologne, and Kiev. Memorable people born in Montreal include Leonard Cohen, Eric Berne, and Celine Dion. Memorable people who died in Montreal include Hans Selye, Pierre Trudeau, and John Buchan. Montreal has been the birth place of many actors and musicians and the death place of many politicians and writers. Montreal is located in Canada.

Montreal is the most populous city in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous city in Canada. Originally founded in 1642 as Ville-Marie, or "City of Mary", it is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. The city is centred on the Island of Montreal, which got its name from the same origin as the city, and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard. The city is situated 196 km (122 mi) east of the national capital Ottawa, and 258 km (160 mi) south-west of the provincial capital, Quebec City. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2000, Montreal was the birth place of 99 globally memorable people, including Leonard Cohen, Eric Berne, and Celine Dion. Additionaly, 19 globally memorable people have passed away in Montreal including Hans Selye, Pierre Trudeau, and John Buchan.

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Most individuals born in present day Montreal were actors (25), musicians (8), singers (8), tennis players (8), and hockey players (7),  while most who died were politicians (5), writers (3), hockey players (2), singers (2), and physicians (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Montreal, including William Shatner, Geneviève Bujold, and Peter Cullen. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Montreal, including William Shatner, Geneviève Bujold, and Norma Shearer.

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