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Tokyo ranks 9th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Chicago, Moscow, and Vienna. Memorable people born in Tokyo include Hokusai, Yoko Ono, and Naruhito. Memorable people who died in Tokyo include Hirohito, Hattori Hanzō, and Gichin Funakoshi. Tokyo has been the birth place of many soccer players and actors and the death place of many politicians and military personnels. Tokyo is located in Japan.

Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis , is the capital and most populous prefecture of Japan. Located at the head of Tokyo Bay, the prefecture forms part of the Kantō region on the central Pacific coast of Japan's main island, Honshu. Tokyo is the political and economic center of the country, as well as the seat of the Emperor of Japan and the national government. In 2019, the prefecture had an estimated population of 13,929,280. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, with more than 37.393 million residents as of 2020. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2006, Tokyo was the birth place of 339 globally memorable people, including Hokusai, Yoko Ono, and Naruhito. Additionaly, 158 globally memorable people have passed away in Tokyo including Hirohito, Hattori Hanzō, and Gichin Funakoshi.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Tokyo, including Hiroto Muraoka, Takashi Takabayashi, and Takashi Kano. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Tokyo, including Yasuo Haruyama, Hiroto Muraoka, and Takashi Takabayashi.

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