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Rome ranks 6th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind London, Los Angeles, and Moscow. Memorable people born in Rome include Julius Caesar, Augustus, and Marcus Aurelius. Memorable people who died in Rome include Michelangelo, Paul the Apostle, and Raphael. Rome has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures and the death place of many religious figures and politicians. Rome is located in Italy.

Rome is the capital city of Italy. It is also the capital of the Lazio region, the centre of the Metropolitan City of Rome, and a special comune named Comune di Roma Capitale. With 2,860,009 residents in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq mi), Rome is the country's most populated comune and the third most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. The Metropolitan City of Rome, with a population of 4,355,725 residents, is the most populous metropolitan city in Italy. Its metropolitan area is the third-most populous within Italy. Rome is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, within Lazio (Latium), along the shores of the Tiber. Vatican City is an independent country inside the city boundaries of Rome, the only existing example of a country within a city. Rome is often referred to as the City of Seven Hills due to its geographic location, and also as the "Eternal City". Rome is generally considered to be the "cradle of Western civilization and Christian culture", and the centre of the Catholic Church. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 800 BC and 1999, Rome was the birth place of 724 globally memorable people, including Julius Caesar, Augustus, and Marcus Aurelius. Additionaly, 1,155 globally memorable people have passed away in Rome including Michelangelo, Paul the Apostle, and Raphael. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Rome than were born there.

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Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Rome, including Sophia Loren, Monica Vitti, and Silvana Mangano. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Rome, including Julius Caesar, Augustus, and Marcus Aurelius.

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