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Cajamarca ranks 5,121st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Thionville, Latisana, and Bay City, Michigan. Memorable people born in Cajamarca include Carlos Castaneda and Zenón Noriega Agüero. Memorable people who died in Cajamarca include Atahualpa. Cajamarca has been the birth place of many writers and politicians and the death place of many politicians. Cajamarca is located in Peru.

Cajamarca, also known by the Cajamarca Quechua name, Kashamarka, is the capital and largest city of the Cajamarca Region as well as an important cultural and commercial center in the northern Andes. It is located in the northern highlands of Peru at approximately 2,750 m (8,900 ft) above sea level in the valley of the Mashcon river. Cajamarca had an estimated population of about 226,031 inhabitants in 2015, making it the 13th largest city in Peru. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1900 and 1925, Cajamarca was the birth place of 2 globally memorable people, including Carlos Castaneda and Zenón Noriega Agüero. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Cajamarca including Atahualpa.

People Born in Cajamarca

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People Deceased in Cajamarca

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Most individuals born in present day Cajamarca were writers (1) and politicians (1),  while most who died were politicians (1).

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 2 globally memorable people born in Cajamarca since 1700.