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Arequipa ranks 1,118th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Pontus (region), Karlstad, and Fukushima Prefecture. Memorable people born in Arequipa include Mario Vargas Llosa, Abimael Guzmán, and Alex Olmedo. Memorable people who died in Arequipa include Manuel Candamo. Arequipa has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many politicians. Arequipa is located in Peru.

Arequipa is a city located in the province and the eponymous department of Peru. It is the seat of the Constitutional Court of Peru and often dubbed the "legal capital of Peru." It is the second most populated city in Peru, after Lima, with an urban population of 1,008,290 inhabitants according to the 2017 national census. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1839 and 1936, Arequipa was the birth place of 7 globally memorable people, including Mario Vargas Llosa, Abimael Guzmán, and Alex Olmedo. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Arequipa including Manuel Candamo.

People Born in Arequipa

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People Deceased in Arequipa

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Most individuals born in present day Arequipa were politicians (3), writers (1), social activists (1), tennis players (1), and soccer players (1),  while most who died were politicians (1).

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 4 globally memorable people born in Arequipa since 1700.