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Maastricht

Maastricht ranks 244th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Louisville, Kentucky, Manchester, and Nancy, France. Memorable people born in Maastricht include Charles Martel, André Rieu, and Peter Debye. Memorable people who died in Maastricht include Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan, Zwentibold, and Servatius of Tongeren. Maastricht has been the birth place of many writers and racing drivers and the death place of many military personnels and politicians. Maastricht is located in Netherlands.

Maastricht is a city and a municipality in the southeast of the Netherlands. It is the capital and largest city of the province of Limburg. Maastricht is located on both sides of the Meuse, at the point where the Jeker joins it. It is adjacent to the border with Belgium. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 635 and 1997, Maastricht was the birth place of 29 globally memorable people, including Charles Martel, André Rieu, and Peter Debye. Additionaly, 3 globally memorable people have passed away in Maastricht including Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan, Zwentibold, and Servatius of Tongeren.

People Born in Maastricht

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Most individuals born in present day Maastricht were writers (4), racing drivers (4), soccer players (4), politicians (3), and military personnels (2),  while most who died were military personnels (1), politicians (1), and religious figures (1).

Over the past 100 years, racing drivers have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Maastricht, including Max Verstappen, Eric van de Poele, and Freddy Loix. Whereas, throughout history, writers have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Maastricht, including Jean Bolland, Heinrich von Veldeke, and Walter Hasenclever.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 9 globally memorable people born in Maastricht since 1700.