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Gothenburg ranks 93rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Lima, Baku, and Seattle. Memorable people born in Gothenburg include Björn Ulvaeus, Stellan Skarsgård, and Klas Pontus Arnoldson. 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 soccer players and writers. 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 1723 and 1994, Gothenburg was the birth place of 91 globally memorable people, including Björn Ulvaeus, Stellan Skarsgård, and Klas Pontus Arnoldson. Additionaly, 18 globally memorable people have passed away in Gothenburg including Charles X Gustav of Sweden, Henning Mankell, and Arvid Carlsson.

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Most individuals born in present day Gothenburg were soccer players (26), musicians (13), politicians (7), singers (7), and actors (6),  while most who died were soccer players (6), writers (3), athletes (3), military personnels (1), and physicians (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Gothenburg, including Agne Simonsson, Glenn Strömberg, 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 Rydell.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Gothenburg since 1700.