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Moscow ranks 6th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind London, Rome, and Los Angeles. Memorable people born in Moscow include Fyodor Dostoevsky, Alexander Pushkin, and Wassily Kandinsky. Memorable people who died in Moscow include Nikita Khrushchev, Ivan the Terrible, and Leonid Brezhnev. 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 13.2 million residents within the city limits, 17 million within the urban area and 20 million within the metropolitan area. Moscow is one of Russia's federal cities. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1288 and 2005, Moscow was the birth place of 441 globally memorable people, including Fyodor Dostoevsky, Alexander Pushkin, and Wassily Kandinsky. Additionaly, 655 globally memorable people have passed away in Moscow including Nikita Khrushchev, Ivan the Terrible, and Leonid Brezhnev. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Moscow than were born there.

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Most individuals born in present day Moscow were Politicians (81), Writers (56), Soccer Players (48), Tennis Players (30), and Actors (18),  while most who died were Politicians (150), Writers (81), Military Personnels (63), Actors (42), and Engineers (27).

Over the past 100 years the top profession of globally memorable people from present day Moscow has been Soccer Player, including Lev Yashin, Valentin Ivanov, and Igor Netto. Whereas throughout history the profession with the most memorable people from Moscow has been Politician, including Anna of Russia, Ivan III of Russia, and Nikolai Bukharin.

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