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New York City ranks 1st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind . Memorable people born in New York City include Stan Lee, Al Pacino, and Maria Callas. Memorable people who died in New York City include Nikola Tesla, Igor Stravinsky, and Hannah Arendt. New York City has been the birth place of many Actors and Writers and the death place of many Actors and Writers. New York City is located in United States.

The City of New York, usually called either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2018 population of 8,398,748 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 19,979,477 people in its 2018 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 22,679,948 residents in its Combined Statistical Area. A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. The city's fast pace has inspired the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1724 and 2003, New York City was the birth place of 993 globally memorable people, including Stan Lee, Al Pacino, and Maria Callas. Additionaly, 595 globally memorable people have passed away in New York City including Nikola Tesla, Igor Stravinsky, and Hannah Arendt.

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Most individuals born in present day New York City were Actors (396), Writers (97), Politicians (68), Film Directors (54), and Singers (43),  while most who died were Actors (97), Writers (77), Politicians (71), Musicians (55), and Composers (26).

Over the past 100 years the top profession of globally memorable people from present day New York City has been Actor, including Al Pacino, Peter Falk, and Jane Fonda. Whereas throughout history the profession with the most memorable people from New York City has been Actor, including Al Pacino, Peter Falk, and Humphrey Bogart.

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