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Munich ranks 31st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Seoul, Rio de Janeiro, and Florence. Memorable people born in Munich include Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Heinrich Himmler, and Eva Braun. Memorable people who died in Munich include Max Weber, Werner Heisenberg, and Georg Ohm. Munich has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers. Munich is located in Germany.

Munich is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria, the second most populous German state. With a population of around 1.5 million, it is the third-largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg, and thus the largest which does not constitute its own state, as well as the 11th-largest city in the European Union. The city's metropolitan region is home to 6 million people. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1262 and 1992, Munich was the birth place of 172 globally memorable people, including Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Heinrich Himmler, and Eva Braun. Additionaly, 222 globally memorable people have passed away in Munich including Max Weber, Werner Heisenberg, and Georg Ohm. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Munich than were born there.

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Most individuals born in present day Munich were politicians (45), soccer players (21), writers (12), actors (10), and noblemen (8),  while most who died were politicians (45), writers (17), military personnels (13), physicists (12), and actors (11).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Munich, including Franz Beckenbauer, Philipp Lahm, and Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Munich, including Heinrich Himmler, Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor, and Princess Sophie of Bavaria.

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