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Queens (usa)

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Queens ranks 110th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Leipzig, Baghdad, and Kraków. Memorable people born in Queens include Donald Trump, Harvey Weinstein, and 50 Cent. Memorable people who died in Queens include Manuel Urrutia Lleó, Naftali Herz Imber, and Joe Spinell. Queens has been the birth place of many actors and singers and the death place of many singers and politicians. 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. It is the largest borough of New York City in area and is adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the western end of Long Island, with Nassau County to the east. Queens also shares water borders with the boroughs of Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island. Queens is the second-largest in population of the five New York City boroughs with a population of 2,230,722 as of the last official U.S census count in 2010. Approximately 47 percent of the residents of Queens are foreign-born. Queens County also is the second-most-populous county in New York State, behind Kings County. If Queens were an independent city, it would be the fifth-most populous city in the United States after New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston. Queens is the most linguistically diverse place on Earth and is one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1910 and 1992, Queens was the birth place of 75 globally memorable people, including Donald Trump, Harvey Weinstein, and 50 Cent. Additionaly, 7 globally memorable people have passed away in Queens including Manuel Urrutia Lleó, Naftali Herz Imber, and Joe Spinell.

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Most individuals born in present day Queens were actors (26), singers (8), musicians (8), basketball players (7), and writers (6),  while most who died were singers (3), politicians (1), writers (1), actors (1), and athletes (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 Barbara Bach. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Queens, including Tobin Bell, Burt Young, and Barbara Bach.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 13 globally memorable people born in Queens since 1700.