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Tallinn ranks 97th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Kraków, Vancouver, and Istanbul. Memorable people born in Tallinn include Alfred Rosenberg, Lennart Meri, and Wolfgang Köhler. Memorable people who died in Tallinn include Lennart Meri, Jaan Kross, and Edgar de Wahl. Tallinn has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers. Tallinn is located in Estonia.

Tallinn is the capital, primate and the most populous city of Estonia. Located in the northern part of the country, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea, it has a population of 437,619 in 2020. Administratively a part of Harju maakond (county), Tallinn is the main financial, industrial, cultural, educational and research centre of Estonia. Tallinn is located 80 kilometres (50 mi) south of Helsinki, Finland, 320 kilometres (200 mi) west of Saint Petersburg, Russia, 300 kilometres (190 mi) north of Riga, Latvia, and 380 kilometres (240 mi) east of Stockholm, Sweden. It has close historical ties with these four cities. From the 13th century until the first half of the 20th century Tallinn was known in most of the world by its historical German name Reval. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1995, Tallinn was the birth place of 68 globally memorable people, including Alfred Rosenberg, Lennart Meri, and Wolfgang Köhler. Additionaly, 31 globally memorable people have passed away in Tallinn including Lennart Meri, Jaan Kross, and Edgar de Wahl.

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Most individuals born in present day Tallinn were politicians (15), soccer players (10), singers (9), athletes (6), and writers (4),  while most who died were politicians (7), writers (6), athletes (5), military personnels (3), and composers (3).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Tallinn, including Andres Oper, Mart Poom, and Sergei Pareiko. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Tallinn, including Alfred Rosenberg, Lennart Meri, and Jacob De la Gardie.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 22 globally memorable people born in Tallinn since 1700.