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Asunción (pry)

Paraguay

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Asunción ranks 125th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Saitama (city), Odessa, and Milwaukee. Memorable people born in Asunción include Francisco Solano López, Augusto Roa Bastos, and Carlos Antonio López. Memorable people who died in Asunción include Anastasio Somoza Debayle, José Gervasio Artigas, and Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. Asunción has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and soccer players. Asunción is located in Paraguay.

Asunción is the capital and the largest city of Paraguay in South America. The city stands on the eastern bank of the Paraguay River, almost at the confluence of this river with the Pilcomayo River. The Paraguay River and the Bay of Asunción in the northwest separate the city from the Occidental Region of Paraguay and from Argentina in the south part of the city. The rest of the city is surrounded by the Central Department. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1792 and 1994, Asunción was the birth place of 66 globally memorable people, including Francisco Solano López, Augusto Roa Bastos, and Carlos Antonio López. Additionaly, 29 globally memorable people have passed away in Asunción including Anastasio Somoza Debayle, José Gervasio Artigas, and Domingo Faustino Sarmiento.

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Most individuals born in present day Asunción were soccer players (43), politicians (16), tennis players (3), writers (1), and models (1),  while most who died were politicians (22), soccer players (4), writers (2), and celebrities (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Asunción, including Ángel Berni, Cayetano Ré, and Roque Santa Cruz. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Asunción, including Arsenio Erico, Manuel Fleitas Solich, and Ángel Berni.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 18 globally memorable people born in Asunción since 1700.