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Haarlem (nld)

Netherlands

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Haarlem ranks 207th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Heidelberg, Utrecht, and Thessaloniki. Memorable people born in Haarlem include Jacob van Ruisdael, Geert Hofstede, and Dieric Bouts. Memorable people who died in Haarlem include Hendrik Lorentz, Frans Hals, and Pieter Claesz. Haarlem has been the birth place of many painters and soccer players and the death place of many painters and politicians. Haarlem is located in Netherlands.

Haarlem is a city and municipality in the Netherlands. It is the capital of the province of North Holland. Haarlem is situated at the northern edge of the Randstad, one of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe; it is also part of the Amsterdam metropolitan area. Haarlem had a population of 161,265 in 2019. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1340 and 2000, Haarlem was the birth place of 45 globally memorable people, including Jacob van Ruisdael, Geert Hofstede, and Dieric Bouts. Additionaly, 28 globally memorable people have passed away in Haarlem including Hendrik Lorentz, Frans Hals, and Pieter Claesz.

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Most individuals born in present day Haarlem were painters (17), soccer players (8), psychologists (2), biologists (2), and writers (2),  while most who died were painters (19), politicians (3), soccer players (2), physicists (1), and architects (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Haarlem, including Ruud Geels, Maarten Stekelenburg, and Jordy Clasie. Whereas, throughout history, painters have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Haarlem, including Jacob van Ruisdael, Dieric Bouts, and Judith Leyster.

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