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M'banza-Kongo ranks 13,432nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Frodingham, Lincolnshire, Karlbo, and Boipatong. Memorable people born in M'banza-Kongo include Holden Roberto. M'banza-Kongo has been the birth place of many politicians. M'banza-Kongo is located in Angola.

M'banza-Kongo, is the capital of Angola's northwestern Zaire Province with a population of 145,000 (2014). M'banza Kongo was founded some time before the arrival of the Portuguese in 1483 and was the capital of the Kilukeni dynasty ruling at that time. The site was temporarily abandoned during civil wars in the 17th century. It lies close to Angola's border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located at around 6°16′0″S 14°15′0″E and sits on top of an impressive flat-topped mountain, sometimes called Mongo a Kaila because recent legends recall that the king created the clans of the kingdom and sent them out from there. In the valley to the south runs the Luezi River. In 2017, Mbanza Kongo was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more on Wikipedia

In 1923, M'banza-Kongo was the birth place of 1 globally memorable people, including Holden Roberto.

People Born in M'banza-Kongo

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Most individuals born in present day M'banza-Kongo were politicians (1),  while most who died were .

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 1 globally memorable people born in M'banza-Kongo since 1700.