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New York City ranks 1st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind . Memorable people born in New York City include Sylvester Stallone, Martin Scorsese, and Al Pacino. Memorable people who died in New York City include Nikola Tesla, Malcolm X, and John Lennon. 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.

New York, often called New York City to distinguish it from New York State, or NYC for short, is the most populous city in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300.46 square miles (778.2 km2), New York City 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 area. With over 20 million people in its metropolitan statistical area and approximately 23 million in its combined statistical area, it is one of the world's most populous megacities. New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, significantly influencing commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports, and is the most photographed city in the world. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy, and has sometimes been called the capital of the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1724 and 2014, New York City was the birth place of 1,237 globally memorable people, including Sylvester Stallone, Martin Scorsese, and Al Pacino. Additionaly, 759 globally memorable people have passed away in New York City including Nikola Tesla, Malcolm X, and John Lennon.

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Most individuals born in present day New York City were actors (443), writers (123), politicians (81), singers (73), and film directors (68),  while most who died were actors (125), writers (87), politicians (86), musicians (79), and painters (32).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in New York City, including Sylvester Stallone, Al Pacino, and Robert De Niro. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day New York City, including Sylvester Stallone, Al Pacino, and Robert De Niro.

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