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Nice ranks 145th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Tel Aviv, Johannesburg, and Rosario, Santa Fe. Memorable people born in Nice include Giuseppe Garibaldi, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, and Henry Cavendish. Memorable people who died in Nice include Henri Matisse, Niccolò Paganini, and Maurice Maeterlinck. Nice has been the birth place of many politicians and actors and the death place of many politicians and writers. Nice is located in France.

Nice is the seventh most populous urban area in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department. The metropolitan area of Nice extends beyond the administrative city limits, with a population of about 1 million on an area of 721 km2 (278 sq mi). Located in the French Riviera, on the south east coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea, at the foot of the Alps, Nice is the second-largest French city on the Mediterranean coast and the second-largest city in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region after Marseille. Nice is approximately 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) from the principality of Monaco and 30 kilometres (19 mi) from the French-Italian border. Nice's airport serves as a gateway to the region. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2014, Nice was the birth place of 48 globally memorable people, including Giuseppe Garibaldi, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, and Henry Cavendish. Additionaly, 59 globally memorable people have passed away in Nice including Henri Matisse, Niccolò Paganini, and Maurice Maeterlinck. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Nice than were born there.

People Born in Nice

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Most individuals born in present day Nice were politicians (5), actors (5), soccer players (5), writers (4), and film directors (4),  while most who died were politicians (13), writers (7), actors (5), painters (4), and companions (3).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Nice, including Hugo Lloris, Dominique Baratelli, and Morgan Amalfitano. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Nice, including Giuseppe Garibaldi, Simone Veil, and Louise Hippolyte, Princess of Monaco.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 22 globally memorable people born in Nice since 1700.