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Santiago (chl)

Chile

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Santiago ranks 74th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Zagreb, Riga, and Atlanta. Memorable people born in Santiago include Salvador Allende, Michelle Bachelet, and Sebastián Piñera. Memorable people who died in Santiago include Pablo Neruda, Augusto Pinochet, and Erich Honecker. Santiago has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and soccer players. Santiago is located in Chile.

Santiago, also known as Santiago de Chile, is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas. It is the center of Chile's most densely populated region, the Santiago Metropolitan Region, whose total population is 8 million, of which more than 6 million live in the city's continuous urban area. The city is entirely in the country's central valley. Most of the city lies between 500–650 m (1,640–2,133 ft) above mean sea level. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1768 and 1995, Santiago was the birth place of 108 globally memorable people, including Salvador Allende, Michelle Bachelet, and Sebastián Piñera. Additionaly, 62 globally memorable people have passed away in Santiago including Pablo Neruda, Augusto Pinochet, and Erich Honecker.

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Most individuals born in present day Santiago were soccer players (52), politicians (22), actors (6), writers (5), and tennis players (4),  while most who died were politicians (31), soccer players (13), writers (5), military personnels (3), and biologists (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Santiago, including Iván Zamorano, Leonel Sánchez, and Arturo Vidal. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Santiago, including Iván Zamorano, Leonel Sánchez, and Arturo Vidal.

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