Ibadan ranks 2,232nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Cieszyn, New Palace (Potsdam), and Bulawayo. Memorable people born in Ibadan include Hugo Weaving, Sade, and Mutiu Adepoju. Memorable people who died in Ibadan include Amos Tutuola, Rashidi Yekini, and Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi. Ibadan has been the birth place of many soccer players and actors and the death place of many soccer players and writers. Ibadan is located in Nigeria.
Ibadan is the capital and most populous city of Oyo State, in Nigeria. It is the third-largest city by population in Nigeria after Lagos and Kano, with a total population of 3,649,000 as of 2021, and over 6 million people within its metropolitan area. It is the country's largest city by geographical area. At the time of Nigeria's independence in 1960, Ibadan was the largest and most populous city in the country, and the second most populous in Africa behind Cairo. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1959 and 1995, Ibadan was the birth place of 5 globally memorable people, including Hugo Weaving, Sade, and Mutiu Adepoju. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in Ibadan including Amos Tutuola, Rashidi Yekini, and Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi.