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Cluj-Napoca (rou)

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Cluj-Napoca ranks 651st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Ōita Prefecture, Nairobi, and Alexandria, Virginia. Memorable people born in Cluj-Napoca include Matthias Corvinus, János Bolyai, and Stephen Bocskai. Memorable people who died in Cluj-Napoca include Ștefan Kovács, Starina Novak, and Lucian Blaga. Cluj-Napoca has been the birth place of many politicians and mathematicians and the death place of many soccer players and politicians. Cluj-Napoca is located in Romania.

Cluj-Napoca, commonly known as Cluj, is the fourth-most populous city in Romania. It is the seat of Cluj County in the northwestern part of the country. Geographically, it is roughly equidistant from Bucharest, Budapest and Belgrade. Located in the Someșul Mic river valley, the city is considered the unofficial capital of the historical province of Transylvania. From 1790 to 1848 and from 1861 to 1867, it was the official capital of the Grand Principality of Transylvania. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1443 and 2000, Cluj-Napoca was the birth place of 16 globally memorable people, including Matthias Corvinus, János Bolyai, and Stephen Bocskai. Additionaly, 7 globally memorable people have passed away in Cluj-Napoca including Ștefan Kovács, Starina Novak, and Lucian Blaga.

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Most individuals born in present day Cluj-Napoca were politicians (6), mathematicians (2), athletes (2), philosophers (1), and composers (1),  while most who died were soccer players (2), politicians (1), philosophers (1), biologists (1), and architects (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Cluj-Napoca, including László Tőkés. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Cluj-Napoca, including Matthias Corvinus, Stephen Bocskai, and Rezső Kasztner.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 7 globally memorable people born in Cluj-Napoca since 1700.