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Gothenburg ranks 91st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Santiago, The Bronx, and Cincinnati. Memorable people born in Gothenburg include Stellan Skarsgård, Björn Ulvaeus, and Lennart Torstensson. Memorable people who died in Gothenburg include Charles X Gustav of Sweden, Henning Mankell, and Arvid Carlsson. Gothenburg has been the birth place of many soccer players and musicians and the death place of many writers and soccer players. Gothenburg is located in Sweden.

Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden, fifth-largest in the Nordic countries, and capital of the Västra Götaland County. It is situated by Kattegat, on the west coast of Sweden, and has a population of approximately 570,000 in the city proper and about 1 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1603 and 1992, Gothenburg was the birth place of 70 globally memorable people, including Stellan Skarsgård, Björn Ulvaeus, and Lennart Torstensson. Additionaly, 11 globally memorable people have passed away in Gothenburg including Charles X Gustav of Sweden, Henning Mankell, and Arvid Carlsson.

People Born in Gothenburg

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People Deceased in Gothenburg

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Most individuals born in present day Gothenburg were soccer players (20), musicians (12), athletes (6), politicians (6), and singers (5),  while most who died were writers (3), soccer players (3), military personnels (1), physicians (1), and athletes (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Gothenburg, including Gunnar Gren, Agne Simonsson, and Bengt Berndtsson. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Gothenburg, including Gunnar Gren, Agne Simonsson, and Sven Jacobsson.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 16 globally memorable people born in Gothenburg since 1700.