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Moscow ranks 7th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Los Angeles, Rome, and Chicago. Memorable people born in Moscow include Fyodor Dostoevsky, Peter the Great, and Alexander Pushkin. Memorable people who died in Moscow include Yuri Gagarin, Nikita Khrushchev, and Ivan the Terrible. Moscow has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many politicians and writers. Moscow is located in Russia.

Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 15.1 million residents within the city limits, 17 million within the urban area and approximately 25 million within the metropolitan area. Moscow is one of Russia's federal cities. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1999, Moscow was the birth place of 446 globally memorable people, including Fyodor Dostoevsky, Peter the Great, and Alexander Pushkin. Additionaly, 680 globally memorable people have passed away in Moscow including Yuri Gagarin, Nikita Khrushchev, and Ivan the Terrible. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Moscow than were born there.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Moscow, including Lev Yashin, Valentin Ivanov, and Igor Netto. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Moscow, including Peter the Great, Ivan the Terrible, and Elizabeth of Russia.

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