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Craiova ranks 577th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Lincoln, Nebraska, Plovdiv, and London Borough of Hackney. Memorable people born in Craiova include Jean Negulesco, Constantin Sănătescu, and Titu Maiorescu. Craiova has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians. Craiova is located in Romania.

Craiova, is Romania's 6th largest city and capital of Dolj County, and situated near the east bank of the river Jiu in central Oltenia. It is a longstanding political center, and is located at approximately equal distances from the Southern Carpathians (north) and the River Danube (south). Craiova is the chief commercial city west of Bucharest and the most important city of Oltenia. The city prospered as a regional trading centre despite an earthquake in 1790, a plague in 1795, and a Turkish assault in 1802 during which it was burned. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1840 and 1989, Craiova was the birth place of 18 globally memorable people, including Jean Negulesco, Constantin Sănătescu, and Titu Maiorescu.

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Most individuals born in present day Craiova were soccer players (7), politicians (6), film directors (1), painters (1), and athletes (1),  while most who died were .

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Craiova, including Pavel Badea, Gabriel Popescu, and Adrian Ilie. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Craiova, including Pavel Badea, Gabriel Popescu, and Adrian Ilie.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 8 globally memorable people born in Craiova since 1700.