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Lausanne ranks 261st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Pyongyang, Poznań, and Lagos. Memorable people born in Lausanne include Benjamin Constant, Alexandre Yersin, and Alejo Carpentier. Memorable people who died in Lausanne include Georges Simenon, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, and Peter Carl Fabergé. Lausanne has been the birth place of many writers and soccer players and the death place of many companions and writers. Lausanne is located in Switzerland.

Lausanne is the capital city and biggest town of the canton of Vaud in Romandy, Switzerland. A municipality, it is situated on the shores of Lake Léman. It faces the French town of Évian-les-Bains, with the Jura Mountains to its north-west. Lausanne is located 62 kilometres northeast of Geneva. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1989, Lausanne was the birth place of 28 globally memorable people, including Benjamin Constant, Alexandre Yersin, and Alejo Carpentier. Additionaly, 28 globally memorable people have passed away in Lausanne including Georges Simenon, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, and Peter Carl Fabergé.

People Born in Lausanne

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People Deceased in Lausanne

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Most individuals born in present day Lausanne were writers (5), soccer players (5), painters (3), politicians (3), and astronomers (2),  while most who died were companions (5), writers (4), dancers (3), designers (2), and actors (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Lausanne, including Stéphane Chapuisat, Ludovic Magnin, and Fabio Celestini. Whereas, throughout history, writers have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Lausanne, including Alejo Carpentier, Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, and Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 14 globally memorable people born in Lausanne since 1700.