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Duisburg ranks 582nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Niigata Prefecture, Irkutsk, and Guangzhou. Memorable people born in Duisburg include Oswald Pohl, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, and Toni Turek. Memorable people who died in Duisburg include Gerardus Mercator, Walter Model, and Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost. Duisburg has been the birth place of many soccer players and athletes and the death place of many geographers and military personnels. Duisburg is located in Germany.

Duisburg is a city in the Ruhr metropolitan area of the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Lying on the confluence of the Rhine and the Ruhr rivers in the center of the Rhine-Ruhr Region, Duisburg is the 5th largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia and the 15th-largest city in Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1857 and 1989, Duisburg was the birth place of 18 globally memorable people, including Oswald Pohl, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, and Toni Turek. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in Duisburg including Gerardus Mercator, Walter Model, and Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost.

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Most individuals born in present day Duisburg were soccer players (7), athletes (2), politicians (1), painters (1), and coaches (1),  while most who died were geographers (1), military personnels (1), physicists (1), and soccer players (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Duisburg, including Werner Krämer, Friedel Rausch, and Thomas Strunz. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Duisburg, including Toni Turek, Werner Krämer, and Friedel Rausch.

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