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Mumbai ranks 45th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Frankfurt, Brussels, and Stuttgart. Memorable people born in Mumbai include Rudyard Kipling, Shivaji, and Zubin Mehta. Memorable people who died in Mumbai include Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Vallabhbhai Patel, and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Mumbai has been the birth place of many actors and writers and the death place of many actors and politicians. Mumbai is located in India.

Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. According to United Nations, as of 2018, Mumbai is the most populous city in the country and the seventh-most populous city in the world with a population of roughly 20 million. As per Indian government population census of 2011, Mumbai is the most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.5 million living under Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. Mumbai is the centre of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, the sixth most populous metropolitan area in the world with a population of over 23 million. Mumbai lies on the Konkan coast on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2008, Mumbai was named an alpha world city. It has the highest number of millionaires and billionaires among all cities in India. Mumbai is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, and the city's distinctive ensemble of Victorian and Art Deco buildings. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1995, Mumbai was the birth place of 121 globally memorable people, including Rudyard Kipling, Shivaji, and Zubin Mehta. Additionaly, 66 globally memorable people have passed away in Mumbai including Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Vallabhbhai Patel, and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

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Most individuals born in present day Mumbai were actors (77), writers (7), film directors (7), politicians (5), and religious figures (4),  while most who died were actors (30), politicians (9), film directors (7), singers (6), and social activists (2).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Mumbai, including Aamir Khan, Kajol, and Shammi Kapoor. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Mumbai, including Aamir Khan, Merle Oberon, and Kajol.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 18 globally memorable people born in Mumbai since 1700.