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Coimbra ranks 380th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Bath, Somerset, Italy, and Bamako. Memorable people born in Coimbra include Afonso I of Portugal, Peter I of Portugal, and Afonso III of Portugal. Memorable people who died in Coimbra include Afonso I of Portugal, Inês de Castro, and Sancho I of Portugal. Coimbra has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and companions. Coimbra is located in Portugal.

Coimbra is a city and a municipality in Portugal. The population at the 2011 census was 143,397, in an area of 319.40 square kilometres (123.3 sq mi). The fourth-largest urban centre in Portugal, it is the largest city of the district of Coimbra and the Centro Region. About 460,000 people live in the Região de Coimbra, comprising 19 municipalities and extending into an area of 4,336 square kilometres (1,674 sq mi). Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1109 and 1986, Coimbra was the birth place of 19 globally memorable people, including Afonso I of Portugal, Peter I of Portugal, and Afonso III of Portugal. Additionaly, 11 globally memorable people have passed away in Coimbra including Afonso I of Portugal, Inês de Castro, and Sancho I of Portugal.

People Born in Coimbra

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Most individuals born in present day Coimbra were politicians (13), soccer players (3), explorers (1), composers (1), and writers (1),  while most who died were politicians (6), companions (2), religious figures (1), mathematicians (1), and writers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Coimbra, including Sérgio Conceição, Miguel Veloso, and Zé Castro. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Coimbra, including Afonso I of Portugal, Peter I of Portugal, and Afonso III of Portugal.

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