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Hamburg

Hamburg ranks 50th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Sydney, Houston, and Warsaw. Memorable people born in Hamburg include Johannes Brahms, Karl Lagerfeld, and Angela Merkel. Memorable people who died in Hamburg include Georg Philipp Telemann, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, and Otto von Guericke. Hamburg has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many composers and writers. Hamburg is located in Germany.

Hamburg, officially the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, is the second-largest city in Germany after Berlin and 7th largest city in the European Union with a population of over 1.84 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1620 and 1997, Hamburg was the birth place of 111 globally memorable people, including Johannes Brahms, Karl Lagerfeld, and Angela Merkel. Additionaly, 59 globally memorable people have passed away in Hamburg including Georg Philipp Telemann, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, and Otto von Guericke.

People Born in Hamburg

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Most individuals born in present day Hamburg were soccer players (18), politicians (15), composers (9), physicists (6), and writers (6),  while most who died were composers (8), writers (8), politicians (6), military personnels (4), and musicians (3).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Hamburg, including Uwe Seeler, Andreas Brehme, and Stefan Effenberg. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Hamburg, including Uwe Seeler, Andreas Brehme, and Stefan Effenberg.

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