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Córdoba, Argentina

Córdoba, Argentina ranks 371st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Chemnitz, Luanda, and San Jose, California. Memorable people born in Córdoba, Argentina include Fernando de la Rúa, José Figueroa Alcorta, and Santiago Derqui. Memorable people who died in Córdoba, Argentina include Domenico Zipoli, Arturo Umberto Illia, and Ernesto Vidal. Córdoba, Argentina has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many soccer players and composers. Córdoba, Argentina is located in Argentina.

Córdoba is a city in central Argentina, in the foothills of the Sierras Chicas on the Suquía River, about 700 km (435 mi) northwest of the Buenos Aires. It is the capital of Córdoba Province and the second most populous city in Argentina after Buenos Aires, with about 1.3 million inhabitants according to the 2010 census. It was founded on 6 July 1573 by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera, who named it after Córdoba, Spain. It was one of the first Spanish colonial capitals of the region that is now Argentina. The National University of Córdoba is the oldest university of the country and the seventh to be inaugurated in Spanish America. It was founded in 1613 by the Jesuit Order. Because of this, Córdoba earned the nickname La Docta. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1996, Córdoba, Argentina was the birth place of 20 globally memorable people, including Fernando de la Rúa, José Figueroa Alcorta, and Santiago Derqui. Additionaly, 5 globally memorable people have passed away in Córdoba, Argentina including Domenico Zipoli, Arturo Umberto Illia, and Ernesto Vidal.

People Born in Córdoba, Argentina

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Most individuals born in present day Córdoba, Argentina were soccer players (13), politicians (4), tennis players (1), golfers (1), and swimmers (1),  while most who died were soccer players (2), composers (1), politicians (1), and chess players (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Córdoba, Argentina, including Miguel Oviedo, Javier Pastore, and Fabricio Coloccini. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Córdoba, Argentina, including Miguel Oviedo, Javier Pastore, and Fabricio Coloccini.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 5 globally memorable people born in Córdoba, Argentina since 1700.