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Lucerne ranks 605th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Apulia, Trento, and Vicenza. Memorable people born in Lucerne include Hans Urs von Balthasar, Hans Erni, and Johann Baptist Cysat. Memorable people who died in Lucerne include Carl Spitteler, Auguste Beernaert, and Johannes Mario Simmel. Lucerne has been the birth place of many writers and soccer players and the death place of many writers and politicians. Lucerne is located in Switzerland.

Lucerne is a city in central Switzerland, in the German-speaking portion of the country. Lucerne is the capital of the canton of Lucerne and part of the district of the same name. With a population of about 81,057 people, Lucerne is the most populous town in Central Switzerland, and a nexus of economics, transportation, culture, and media of this region. The city's urban area consists of 17 municipalities and towns located in three different cantons with an overall population of about 250,000 people. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1585 and 1989, Lucerne was the birth place of 12 globally memorable people, including Hans Urs von Balthasar, Hans Erni, and Johann Baptist Cysat. Additionaly, 9 globally memorable people have passed away in Lucerne including Carl Spitteler, Auguste Beernaert, and Johannes Mario Simmel.

People Born in Lucerne

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Most individuals born in present day Lucerne were writers (3), soccer players (3), painters (1), mathematicians (1), and musicians (1),  while most who died were writers (2), politicians (1), painters (1), mathematicians (1), and noblemen (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Lucerne, including Stephan Lichtsteiner, Valentin Stocker, and Christoph Spycher. Whereas, throughout history, writers have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Lucerne, including Hans Urs von Balthasar, Peter Bichsel, and Giorgio A. Tsoukalos.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 2 globally memorable people born in Lucerne since 1700.