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Chur (che)

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Chur

Chur ranks 912th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Antananarivo, Sankt Pölten, and Fortaleza. Memorable people born in Chur include Angelica Kauffman, H. R. Giger, and Kurt Huber. Memorable people who died in Chur include Alberto Giacometti, Prince Xavier of Bourbon-Parma, and Ernst Marischka. Chur has been the birth place of many painters and politicians and the death place of many sculptors and noblemen. Chur is located in Switzerland.

Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. The city, which is located on the right bank of the Rhine, is reputedly the oldest town of Switzerland. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1741 and 1986, Chur was the birth place of 9 globally memorable people, including Angelica Kauffman, H. R. Giger, and Kurt Huber. Additionaly, 3 globally memorable people have passed away in Chur including Alberto Giacometti, Prince Xavier of Bourbon-Parma, and Ernst Marischka.

People Born in Chur

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People Deceased in Chur

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Most individuals born in present day Chur were painters (2), politicians (2), skiers (2), biologists (1), and soccer players (1),  while most who died were sculptors (1), noblemen (1), and film directors (1).

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 4 globally memorable people born in Chur since 1700.