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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, Peter the Great, and Alexander Pushkin. Memorable people who died in Moscow include Yuri Gagarin, Ivan the Terrible, and Nikita Khrushchev. Moscow has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players 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 12.4 million residents within the city limits, while over 17 million residents in the urban area, and over 20 million residents in the Moscow Metropolitan Area. The city covers an area of 2,511 square kilometres (970 sq mi), while the urban area covers 5,891 square kilometres (2,275 sq mi), and the metropolitan area covers over 26,000 square kilometres (10,000 sq mi). Moscow is among the world's largest cities, being the largest city entirely within Europe, the largest urban area in Europe, the largest metropolitan area in Europe, and also the largest city by land area on the European continent. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1095 and 2005, Moscow was the birth place of 595 globally memorable people, including Fyodor Dostoevsky, Peter the Great, and Alexander Pushkin. Additionaly, 846 globally memorable people have passed away in Moscow including Yuri Gagarin, Ivan the Terrible, and Nikita Khrushchev. 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.