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Jakarta (idn)

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Jakarta ranks 600th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Mönchengladbach, Shreveport, Louisiana, and Kingston upon Thames. Memorable people born in Jakarta include Anggun, Hella Haasse, and Prabowo Subianto. Memorable people who died in Jakarta include Sukarno, Suharto, and Abdurrahman Wahid. Jakarta has been the birth place of many actors and singers and the death place of many politicians and writers. Jakarta is located in Indonesia.

Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, is the capital of Indonesia. On the northwest coast of the world's most-populous island of Java, it is the centre of economy, culture and politics of Indonesia with a population of 10,770,487 in the city as of 2020. Although Jakarta only covers 699.5 square kilometres (270.1 sq mi), the smallest among any Indonesian provinces, its metropolitan area covers 6,392 square kilometres (2,468 sq mi), and is the world's second-most populous urban area after Tokyo, with a population of about 35.934 million as of 2020. Jakarta's business opportunities, as well as its potential to offer a higher standard of living, have attracted migrants from across the Indonesian archipelago, making it a melting pot of numerous cultures. Jakarta is nicknamed the "Big Durian", the thorny strongly-odored fruit native to the region, seen as the Indonesian equivalent of the "Big Apple". Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1865 and 1999, Jakarta was the birth place of 18 globally memorable people, including Anggun, Hella Haasse, and Prabowo Subianto. Additionaly, 14 globally memorable people have passed away in Jakarta including Sukarno, Suharto, and Abdurrahman Wahid.

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Most individuals born in present day Jakarta were actors (6), singers (4), badminton players (3), writers (1), and politicians (1),  while most who died were politicians (8), writers (3), military personnels (1), musicians (1), and actors (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Jakarta, including Agnez Mo, Iko Uwais, and Amara. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Jakarta, including Agnez Mo, Iko Uwais, and Amara.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 5 globally memorable people born in Jakarta since 1700.