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Queens (usa)

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Queens ranks 97th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Cologne, Birmingham, and New Orleans. Memorable people born in Queens include Donald Trump, Richard Feynman, and Harvey Weinstein. Memorable people who died in Queens include Naftali Herz Imber, Manuel Urrutia Lleó, and Helen Kane. Queens has been the birth place of many actors, and singers and the death place of many writers, and singers. Queens is located in United States.

Queens is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York. Located at the western end of Long Island, it is the largest of the five New York City boroughs by area. It is bordered by the borough of Brooklyn and by Nassau County to its east, and shares maritime borders with the boroughs of Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island, as well as with New Jersey. Queens is the most linguistically and ethnically diverse place on Earth. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 1905 and 2002, Queens was the birth place of 108 globally memorable people, including Donald Trump, Richard Feynman, and Harvey Weinstein. Additionaly, 10 globally memorable people have passed away in Queens including Naftali Herz Imber, Manuel Urrutia Lleó, and Helen Kane.

People Born in Queens

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People Deceased in Queens

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Queens were actors (43), singers (8), musicians (8), writers (8), and basketball players (8),  while most who died were writers (3), singers (3), athletes (2), politicians (1), and actors (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Queens, including Tobin Bell, Burt Young, and Candy Darling. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Queens, including Paulette Goddard, Tobin Bell, and Burt Young.

Places

Overlapping Lives

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