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Moscow ranks 4th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind New York City, Paris, and London. 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 actors and the death place of many politicians, and writers. Moscow is located in Russia.

Moscow is the capital and largest city of Russia. The city stands on the Moskva River in Central Russia, with a population estimated at over 13 million residents within the city limits, over 18.8 million residents in the urban area, and over 21.5 million residents in its metropolitan area. The city covers an area of 2,511 square kilometers (970 sq mi), while the urban area covers 5,891 square kilometers (2,275 sq mi), and the metropolitan area covers over 26,000 square kilometers (10,000 sq mi). Moscow is among the world's largest cities, being the most populous city in its entirety in Europe, the largest urban and metropolitan area in Europe, and the largest city by land area on the European continent. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 0 and 2005, Moscow was the birth place of 923 globally memorable people, including Fyodor Dostoevsky, Peter the Great, and Alexander Pushkin. Additionaly, 1,139 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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Occupations

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.

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Overlapping Lives

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