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Basel ranks 125th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Minsk, Valencia, and Kansas City, Missouri. Memorable people born in Basel include Leonhard Euler, Johann Bernoulli, and Jacob Burckhardt. Memorable people who died in Basel include Erasmus, Karl Jaspers, and Daniel Bernoulli. Basel has been the birth place of many soccer players and mathematicians and the death place of many mathematicians and writers. Basel is located in Switzerland.

Basel or Basle is a city in northwestern Switzerland on the river Rhine. Basel is Switzerland's third-most-populous city with about 180,000 inhabitants. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1995, Basel was the birth place of 54 globally memorable people, including Leonhard Euler, Johann Bernoulli, and Jacob Burckhardt. Additionaly, 42 globally memorable people have passed away in Basel including Erasmus, Karl Jaspers, and Daniel Bernoulli.

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Most individuals born in present day Basel were soccer players (11), mathematicians (8), politicians (6), musicians (4), and writers (3),  while most who died were mathematicians (6), writers (5), philosophers (4), painters (4), and politicians (4).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Basel, including Ivan Rakitić, Alexander Frei, and Hakan Yakin. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Basel, including Ivan Rakitić, Gottfried Dienst, and Alexander Frei.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 20 globally memorable people born in Basel since 1700.