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Venice ranks 34th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind San Francisco, Detroit, and Istanbul. Memorable people born in Venice include Marco Polo, Antonio Vivaldi, and Giacomo Casanova. Memorable people who died in Venice include Marco Polo, Richard Wagner, and Titian. Venice has been the birth place of many politicians and painters and the death place of many politicians and painters. Venice is located in Italy.

Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is on a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by over 400 bridges. The islands are in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay lying between the mouths of the Po and the Piave rivers. In 2018, 260,897 people resided in the Comune di Venezia, of whom around 55,000 live in the historical city of Venice. Together with Padua and Treviso, the city is included in the Padua-Treviso-Venice Metropolitan Area (PATREVE), which is considered a statistical metropolitan area, with a total population of 2.6 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1977, Venice was the birth place of 174 globally memorable people, including Marco Polo, Antonio Vivaldi, and Giacomo Casanova. Additionaly, 169 globally memorable people have passed away in Venice including Marco Polo, Richard Wagner, and Titian.

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Most individuals born in present day Venice were politicians (77), painters (27), composers (14), writers (12), and religious figures (11),  while most who died were politicians (71), painters (35), composers (18), writers (12), and sculptors (4).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Venice, including Terence Hill and Debora Caprioglio. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Venice, including Enrico Dandolo, Catherine Cornaro, and Andrew III of Hungary.

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