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Rio de Janeiro (bra)

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ranks 29th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Barcelona, San Francisco, and Seoul. Memorable people born in Rio de Janeiro include Paulo Coelho, Garrincha, and Oscar Niemeyer. Memorable people who died in Rio de Janeiro include Garrincha, Oscar Niemeyer, and João Gilberto. 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 anchor to the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area and the second-most populous municipality 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 0 and 1998, Rio de Janeiro was the birth place of 178 globally memorable people, including Paulo Coelho, Garrincha, and Oscar Niemeyer. Additionaly, 93 globally memorable people have passed away in Rio de Janeiro including Garrincha, Oscar Niemeyer, and João Gilberto.

People Born in Rio de Janeiro

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People Deceased in Rio de Janeiro

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Most individuals born in present day Rio de Janeiro were soccer players (96), actors (18), musicians (10), politicians (10), and singers (9),  while most who died were soccer players (35), politicians (20), writers (11), musicians (5), and architects (3).

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

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