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Bydgoszcz

Bydgoszcz ranks 448th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Monterrey, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Alkmaar. Memorable people born in Bydgoszcz include Wernher von Braun, Marian Rejewski, and Kurt Tank. Memorable people who died in Bydgoszcz include Leszek the White and Teresa Ciepły. Bydgoszcz has been the birth place of many soccer players and engineers and the death place of many politicians and athletes. Bydgoszcz is located in Poland.

Bydgoszcz is a city in northern Poland, on the Brda and Vistula rivers. With a city population of 350,178, and an urban agglomeration with more than 470,000 inhabitants, Bydgoszcz is the eighth-largest city in Poland. It has been the seat of Bydgoszcz County and the co-capital, with Toruń, of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999. Prior to this, between 1947 and 1998, it was the capital of the Bydgoszcz Voivodeship, and before that, of the Pomeranian Voivodeship between 1945 and 1947. Located in the historical region of Kuyavia, it is its largest city. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1756 and 1989, Bydgoszcz was the birth place of 17 globally memorable people, including Wernher von Braun, Marian Rejewski, and Kurt Tank. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Bydgoszcz including Leszek the White and Teresa Ciepły.

People Born in Bydgoszcz

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Most individuals born in present day Bydgoszcz were soccer players (3), engineers (2), mathematicians (2), athletes (2), and military personnels (1),  while most who died were politicians (1) and athletes (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Bydgoszcz, including Zbigniew Boniek, Stefan Majewski, and Wojciech Łobodziński. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Bydgoszcz, including Zbigniew Boniek, Stefan Majewski, and Wojciech Łobodziński.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 8 globally memorable people born in Bydgoszcz since 1700.