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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 politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers. Montreal is located in Canada.

Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality 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 took its name from the same source as the city, and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard. It has a distinct four-season continental climate with warm to hot summers and cold, snowy winters. 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.

People Born in Montreal

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Most individuals born in present day Montreal were actors (25), politicians (10), musicians (8), singers (8), and tennis players (8),  while most who died were politicians (6), writers (3), singers (2), physicians (1), and hockey players (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.