Cultural Production in

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Stockholm (swe)

Sweden

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Stockholm ranks 17th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Budapest, Philadelphia, and Buenos Aires. Memorable people born in Stockholm include Alfred Nobel, Olof Palme, and Ingrid Bergman. Memorable people who died in Stockholm include René Descartes, Astrid Lindgren, and August Strindberg. Stockholm has been the birth place of many actors and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers. Stockholm is located in Sweden.

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. It has the most populous urban area in Sweden as well as in Scandinavia. 1 million people live in the municipality, approximately 1.6 million in the urban area, and 2.4 million in the metropolitan area. The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic Sea. Outside the city to the east, and along the coast, is the island chain of the Stockholm archipelago. The area has been settled since the Stone Age, in the 6th millennium BC, and was founded as a city in 1252 by Swedish statesman Birger Jarl. It is also the county seat of Stockholm County. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1539 and 2003, Stockholm was the birth place of 262 globally memorable people, including Alfred Nobel, Olof Palme, and Ingrid Bergman. Additionaly, 224 globally memorable people have passed away in Stockholm including René Descartes, Astrid Lindgren, and August Strindberg.

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Most individuals born in present day Stockholm were actors (34), politicians (29), singers (29), soccer players (26), and writers (17),  while most who died were politicians (48), writers (31), actors (16), chemists (10), and composers (10).

Over the past 100 years, singers have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Stockholm, including Nicolai Gedda, Joey Tempest, and Anne Sofie von Otter. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Stockholm, including Ingrid Bergman, Greta Garbo, and Dolph Lundgren.

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