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Rome ranks 5th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind London, Paris, and Los Angeles. Memorable people born in Rome include Julius Caesar, Augustus, and Marcus Aurelius. Memorable people who died in Rome include Julius Caesar, Michelangelo, and Saint Peter. 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 and a special comune of Italy. Rome also serves as the capital of the Lazio region. With 2,879,728 residents in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq mi), it is also the country's most populated comune. It is the third most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. It is the centre of the Metropolitan City of Rome, which has a population of 4,355,725 residents, thus making it the second or third most populous metropolitan city in Italy depending on definition. 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; for this reason Rome has sometimes been defined as the capital of two states. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 675 BC and 1996, Rome was the birth place of 537 globally memorable people, including Julius Caesar, Augustus, and Marcus Aurelius. Additionaly, 905 globally memorable people have passed away in Rome including Julius Caesar, Michelangelo, and Saint Peter. 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, Gina Lollobrigida, and Giuliano Gemma. 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.