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Rio de Janeiro (bra)

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Rio de Janeiro ranks 21st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Seoul, Copenhagen, and Prague. Memorable people born in Rio de Janeiro include Paulo Coelho, Oscar Niemeyer, and Zico. Memorable people who died in Rio de Janeiro include Garrincha, Oscar Niemeyer, and Didi. Rio de Janeiro has been the birth place of many soccer players and actors and the death place of many soccer players and politicians. Rio de Janeiro is located in Brazil.

Rio de Janeiro, or simply Rio, is the second-most populous city in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's third-most populous state, after São Paulo and Minas Gerais. Part of the city has been designated as a World Heritage Site, named "Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea", by UNESCO on 1 July 2012 as a Cultural Landscape. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1831 and 2000, Rio de Janeiro was the birth place of 231 globally memorable people, including Paulo Coelho, Oscar Niemeyer, and Zico. Additionaly, 121 globally memorable people have passed away in Rio de Janeiro including Garrincha, Oscar Niemeyer, and Didi.

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Most individuals born in present day Rio de Janeiro were soccer players (134), actors (24), politicians (11), musicians (10), and writers (9),  while most who died were soccer players (50), politicians (22), writers (15), musicians (5), and composers (4).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Rio de Janeiro, including Zico, Ronaldo, and Carlos Alberto Torres. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Rio de Janeiro, including Zico, Ronaldo, and Carlos Alberto Torres.

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