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Saint Petersburg ranks 13th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Tokyo, Berlin, and Madrid. Memorable people born in Saint Petersburg include Vladimir Putin, Ayn Rand, and Alexander I of Russia. Memorable people who died in Saint Petersburg include Fyodor Dostoevsky, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Dmitri Mendeleev. Saint Petersburg has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many writers and politicians. Saint Petersburg is located in Russia.

Saint Petersburg, formerly known as Petrograd (1914–1924) and later Leningrad (1924–1991), is the second-largest city in Russia. The city is situated on the Neva River, at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea, with a population of roughly 5.4 million residents. It is the fourth-most populous city in Europe, the most populous city on the Baltic Sea, as well as the world's northernmost city with over 1 million residents. As an important Russian port on the Baltic Sea, it is governed as a federal city. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1715 and 1996, Saint Petersburg was the birth place of 327 globally memorable people, including Vladimir Putin, Ayn Rand, and Alexander I of Russia. Additionaly, 290 globally memorable people have passed away in Saint Petersburg including Fyodor Dostoevsky, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Dmitri Mendeleev.

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Most individuals born in present day Saint Petersburg were politicians (50), writers (42), actors (24), painters (14), and soccer players (14),  while most who died were writers (47), politicians (42), painters (24), composers (16), and mathematicians (12).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Saint Petersburg, including Tatiana Samoilova, Alisa Freindlich, and Natalia Makarova. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Saint Petersburg, including Vladimir Putin, Alexander I of Russia, and Paul I of Russia.

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