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The Bronx ranks 50th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Hamburg, Mexico City, and Oslo. Memorable people born in The Bronx include Stanley Kubrick, Woody Allen, and Ralph Lauren. Memorable people who died in The Bronx include Toni Morrison, Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, and Frederick Lorz. The Bronx has been the birth place of many actors and musicians and the death place of many writers and biologists. The Bronx is located in United States.

The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York. It has the same boundaries as Bronx County, the third-most-densely populated county in the United States. The Bronx is south of Westchester County; north and east of the New York City borough of Manhattan, across the Harlem River; and north of the New York City borough of Queens, across the East River. The Bronx has a land area of 42 square miles (109 km2) and a population of 1,418,207 in 2019. Of the five boroughs, it has the fourth-largest area, fourth-highest population, and third-highest population density. It is the only borough of New York City not primarily on an island. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1878 and 1994, The Bronx was the birth place of 138 globally memorable people, including Stanley Kubrick, Woody Allen, and Ralph Lauren. Additionaly, 15 globally memorable people have passed away in The Bronx including Toni Morrison, Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, and Frederick Lorz.

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Most individuals born in present day The Bronx were actors (57), musicians (14), film directors (12), writers (11), and singers (11),  while most who died were writers (3), biologists (2), religious figures (2), actors (2), and physicists (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in The Bronx, including James Caan, Lauren Bacall, and Anne Bancroft. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day The Bronx, including James Caan, Lauren Bacall, and Anne Bancroft.

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