Bandung ranks 2,228th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Whangārei, Greenock, and Bromsgrove. Memorable people born in Bandung include Henk Badings, Sandra Reemer, and Taufik Hidayat. Memorable people who died in Bandung include Adam Malik and Abdul Muis. Bandung has been the birth place of many composers and singers and the death place of many politicians and writers. Bandung is located in Indonesia.
Bandung is the capital of West Java province in Indonesia. One of Indonesia's most populous cities, Greater Bandung is the country's second-largest metropolitan extended with over 11 million inhabitants. Located 768 metres above sea level, approximately 140 kilometres southeast of Jakarta, Bandung has cooler year-round temperatures than most other Indonesian cities. The city lies on a river basin surrounded by volcanic mountains that provides a natural defense system, which was the primary reason for the Dutch East Indies government's plan to move the capital from Batavia to Bandung. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1907 and 1994, Bandung was the birth place of 5 globally memorable people, including Henk Badings, Sandra Reemer, and Taufik Hidayat. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Bandung including Adam Malik and Abdul Muis.
Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 2 globally memorable people born in Bandung since 1700.