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Maastricht ranks 692nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Fuji, Shizuoka, Plzeň, and Buda. Memorable people born in Maastricht include André Rieu, Peter Debye, and Ermengarde of Hesbaye. 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 politicians and writers and the death place of many military personnels and politicians. Maastricht is located in Netherlands.

Maastricht is a city and a municipality in the southeastern 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. Mount Saint Peter (Sint-Pietersberg) is largely situated within the city's municipal borders. Maastricht is adjacent to the border with Belgium. It is part of the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion, a metropolis with a population of about 3.9 million, which includes the nearby German and Belgian cities of Aachen, Liège and Hasselt. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 635 and 1991, Maastricht was the birth place of 15 globally memorable people, including André Rieu, Peter Debye, and Ermengarde of Hesbaye. Additionaly, 3 globally memorable people have passed away in Maastricht including Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan, Zwentibold, and Servatius of Tongeren.

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

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Maastricht, including Frans Timmermans and Maxime Verhagen. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Maastricht, including Ermengarde of Hesbaye, Frans Timmermans, and Maxime Verhagen.

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