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Tbilisi ranks 54th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Houston, Warsaw, and Melbourne. Memorable people born in Tbilisi include Aram Khachaturian, Tamar of Georgia, and Tigran Petrosian. Memorable people who died in Tbilisi include Eduard Shevardnadze, Djemal Pasha, and David IV of Georgia. Tbilisi has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers. Tbilisi is located in Georgia.

Tbilisi, in some languages still known by its pre-1936 name Tiflis, is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of approximately 1.5 million people. Tbilisi was founded in the 5th century AD by Vakhtang I of Iberia, and since then has served as the capital of various Georgian kingdoms and republics. Between 1801 and 1917, then part of the Russian Empire, Tiflis was the seat of the Imperial Viceroy, governing both Southern and Northern Caucasus. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 326 BC and 2005, Tbilisi was the birth place of 134 globally memorable people, including Aram Khachaturian, Tamar of Georgia, and Tigran Petrosian. Additionaly, 67 globally memorable people have passed away in Tbilisi including Eduard Shevardnadze, Djemal Pasha, and David IV of Georgia.

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Most individuals born in present day Tbilisi were politicians (37), soccer players (20), singers (11), writers (9), and film directors (8),  while most who died were politicians (17), writers (13), soccer players (9), athletes (4), and film directors (4).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Tbilisi, including Zviad Gamsakhurdia, Mikheil Saakashvili, and Giorgi Margvelashvili. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Tbilisi, including Tamar of Georgia, Zviad Gamsakhurdia, and Pharnavaz I of Iberia.

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