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Munich ranks 24th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Rio de Janeiro, Barcelona, and Boston. Memorable people born in Munich include Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Heinrich Himmler, and Eva Braun. Memorable people who died in Munich include Max Weber, Wilhelm Röntgen, and Werner Heisenberg. Munich has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and military personnels. Munich is located in Germany.

Munich is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria. With a population of 1,558,395 inhabitants as of July 31, 2020, 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 1998, Munich was the birth place of 219 globally memorable people, including Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Heinrich Himmler, and Eva Braun. Additionaly, 272 globally memorable people have passed away in Munich including Max Weber, Wilhelm Röntgen, and Werner Heisenberg. 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 (49), soccer players (27), actors (19), noblemen (14), and writers (12),  while most who died were politicians (52), military personnels (20), writers (18), actors (18), and noblemen (14).

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

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