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Bologna ranks 54th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Oslo, Cairo, and Lisbon. Memorable people born in Bologna include Guglielmo Marconi, Pope Gregory XIII, and Pope Gregory XV. Memorable people who died in Bologna include Saint Dominic, Luigi Galvani, and Enzo Ferrari. Bologna has been the birth place of many painters and religious figures and the death place of many painters and religious figures. Bologna is located in Italy.

Bologna is the capital and largest city of the Emilia-Romagna region in Northern Italy. It is the seventh most populous city in Italy with about 390,000 inhabitants and 150 different nationalities. Its metropolitan area is home to more than 1,000,000 people. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 115 BC and 1991, Bologna was the birth place of 105 globally memorable people, including Guglielmo Marconi, Pope Gregory XIII, and Pope Gregory XV. Additionaly, 63 globally memorable people have passed away in Bologna including Saint Dominic, Luigi Galvani, and Enzo Ferrari.

People Born in Bologna

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People Deceased in Bologna

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Over the past 100 years, racing drivers have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Bologna, including Alex Zanardi, Nanni Galli, and Cesare Perdisa. Whereas, throughout history, painters have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Bologna, including Guido Reni, Annibale Carracci, and Lavinia Fontana.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Bologna since 1700.