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Iași (rou)

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Iași ranks 634th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Białystok, Vantaa, and Alkmaar. Memorable people born in Iași include George Emil Palade, Mihail Kogălniceanu, and Benjamin Fondane. Memorable people who died in Iași include Grigory Potemkin, Stanisław Żółkiewski, and Ion Creangă. Iași has been the birth place of many politicians and actors and the death place of many writers and politicians. Iași is located in Romania.

Iași, also referred to mostly historically as Jassy, is the second largest city in Romania and the seat of Iași County. Located in the historical region of Moldavia, it has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Romanian social, cultural, academic and artistic life. The city was the capital of the Principality of Moldavia from 1564 to 1859, then of the United Principalities from 1859 to 1862, and the capital of Romania from 1916 to 1918. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1817 and 1984, Iași was the birth place of 17 globally memorable people, including George Emil Palade, Mihail Kogălniceanu, and Benjamin Fondane. Additionaly, 7 globally memorable people have passed away in Iași including Grigory Potemkin, Stanisław Żółkiewski, and Ion Creangă.

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Most individuals born in present day Iași were politicians (5), actors (2), soccer players (2), physicians (1), and writers (1),  while most who died were writers (4) and politicians (3).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Iași, including Mihai Pintilii and Adrian Cristea. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Iași, including Mihail Kogălniceanu, Lascăr Catargiu, and Petre P. Carp.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 11 globally memorable people born in Iași since 1700.