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Pittsburgh ranks 70th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Lyon, Turin, and Dallas. Memorable people born in Pittsburgh include Andy Warhol, Albert Ellis, and Gene Kelly. Memorable people who died in Pittsburgh include Herbert A. Simon, Eleonora Duse, and Fred Rogers. Pittsburgh has been the birth place of many actors and musicians and the death place of many actors and politicians. Pittsburgh is located in United States.

Pittsburgh is a city in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States and the county seat of Allegheny County. A population of 302,971 residents live within the city limits as of the 2020 US Census, making it the 68th-largest city in the U.S. and the second-most populous city in Pennsylvania, behind Philadelphia. The Pittsburgh metropolitan area is the anchor of Western Pennsylvania; its population of 2.37 million is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania, and the 27th-largest in the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1844 and 2004, Pittsburgh was the birth place of 111 globally memorable people, including Andy Warhol, Albert Ellis, and Gene Kelly. Additionaly, 20 globally memorable people have passed away in Pittsburgh including Herbert A. Simon, Eleonora Duse, and Fred Rogers.

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Most individuals born in present day Pittsburgh were actors (36), musicians (11), politicians (8), singers (7), and writers (6),  while most who died were actors (2), politicians (2), computer scientists (2), physicists (2), and economists (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Pittsburgh, including F. Murray Abraham, Scott Glenn, and Charles Grodin. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Pittsburgh, including Gene Kelly, F. Murray Abraham, and Scott Glenn.

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