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Ottawa ranks 268th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Fukuoka, Busan, and Malmö. Memorable people born in Ottawa include Justin Trudeau, Margaret Atwood, and Paul Anka. Memorable people who died in Ottawa include Gerhard Herzberg, Lester B. Pearson, and Wilfrid Laurier. Ottawa has been the birth place of many actors and writers and the death place of many politicians and chemists. Ottawa is located in Canada.

Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of southern Ontario. Ottawa borders Gatineau, Quebec, and forms the core of the Ottawa–Gatineau census metropolitan area (CMA) and the National Capital Region (NCR). As of 2016, Ottawa had a city population of 934,243 and a metropolitan population of 1,323,783 making it the fourth-largest city and the fifth-largest CMA in Canada. In June 2019, the City of Ottawa estimated it had surpassed a population of a million. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1908 and 1992, Ottawa was the birth place of 27 globally memorable people, including Justin Trudeau, Margaret Atwood, and Paul Anka. Additionaly, 9 globally memorable people have passed away in Ottawa including Gerhard Herzberg, Lester B. Pearson, and Wilfrid Laurier.

People Born in Ottawa

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Most individuals born in present day Ottawa were actors (11), writers (4), politicians (2), singers (2), and skaters (2),  while most who died were politicians (7), chemists (1), and noblemen (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Ottawa, including Dan Aykroyd, Tom Cavanagh, and Sandra Oh. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Ottawa, including Dan Aykroyd, Tom Cavanagh, and Lorne Greene.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 6 globally memorable people born in Ottawa since 1700.