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New York City ranks 1st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind . Memorable people born in New York City include Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Al Capone. Memorable people who died in New York City include Nikola Tesla, Malcolm X, and Piet Mondrian. New York City has been the birth place of many actors and writers and the death place of many actors and politicians. New York City is located in United States.

New York, often called New York City or the acronym NYC, 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, and is more than twice as populous as second-place Los Angeles. New York City lies at the southern tip of New York State, and constitutes the geographical and demographic center of both the Northeast megalopolis and the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass. With over 20.1 million people in its metropolitan statistical area and 23.5 million in its combined statistical area as of 2020, New York is one of the world's most populous megacities, and over 58 million people live within 250 mi (400 km) of the city. New York City is a global cultural, financial, and media center with a significant influence on commerce, health care and life sciences, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, dining, art, fashion, and sports. New York 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, an established safe haven for global investors, and is sometimes described as the capital of the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1724 and 2005, New York City was the birth place of 1,467 globally memorable people, including Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Al Capone. Additionaly, 869 globally memorable people have passed away in New York City including Nikola Tesla, Malcolm X, and Piet Mondrian.

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Most individuals born in present day New York City were actors (546), writers (125), politicians (98), singers (86), and film directors (81),  while most who died were actors (141), politicians (99), writers (98), musicians (84), and painters (42).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in New York City, including Robert De Niro, Jane Fonda, and Sigourney Weaver. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day New York City, including Robert De Niro, Humphrey Bogart, and Jane Fonda.

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