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Addis Ababa ranks 734th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Solingen, Luhansk, and Le Havre. Memorable people born in Addis Ababa include Menelik II, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, and Wilfred Thesiger. Memorable people who died in Addis Ababa include Haile Selassie, Abebe Bikila, and Menelik II. Addis Ababa has been the birth place of many athletes and politicians and the death place of many politicians and athletes. Addis Ababa is located in Ethiopia.

Addis Ababa or Addis Abeba, also known as Finfinne (Oromo: Finfinne "natural spring"), is the capital and largest city of Ethiopia. According to the 2007 census, the city has a population of 2,739,551 inhabitants. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1844 and 1987, Addis Ababa was the birth place of 11 globally memorable people, including Menelik II, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, and Wilfred Thesiger. Additionaly, 8 globally memorable people have passed away in Addis Ababa including Haile Selassie, Abebe Bikila, and Menelik II.

People Born in Addis Ababa

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People Deceased in Addis Ababa

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Most individuals born in present day Addis Ababa were athletes (5), politicians (2), explorers (1), models (1), and actors (1),  while most who died were politicians (5), athletes (2), and social activists (1).

Over the past 100 years, athletes have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Addis Ababa, including Meseret Defar, Elvan Abeylegesse, and Fatuma Roba. Whereas, throughout history, athletes have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Addis Ababa, including Meseret Defar, Elvan Abeylegesse, and Fatuma Roba.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 3 globally memorable people born in Addis Ababa since 1700.