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Mosul (irq)

Iraq

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Mosul ranks 1,063rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Logroño, Üsküdar, and Yamaguchi (city). Memorable people born in Mosul include Nur ad-Din, Ziryab, and Kerbogha. Memorable people who died in Mosul include Ali ibn al-Athir, Muhammad bin Qasim, and Uday Hussein. Mosul has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures and the death place of many politicians and historians. Mosul is located in Iraq.

Mosul is a major city in northern Iraq, serving as the capital of Nineveh Governorate. Approximately 400 km (250 mi) north of Baghdad, Mosul lies on the Tigris river. The Mosul metropolitan area has grown from the old city on the western side to encompass substantial areas on both the "Left Bank" and the "Right Bank", as locals call the two riverbanks. Mosul encloses the ruins of the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh on its east side. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 789 and 1981, Mosul was the birth place of 11 globally memorable people, including Nur ad-Din, Ziryab, and Kerbogha. Additionaly, 5 globally memorable people have passed away in Mosul including Ali ibn al-Athir, Muhammad bin Qasim, and Uday Hussein.

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Most individuals born in present day Mosul were politicians (3), religious figures (2), geographers (1), extremists (1), and philosophers (1),  while most who died were politicians (2), historians (1), military personnels (1), and writers (1).

Over the past 100 years, extremists have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Mosul, including Taha Yassin Ramadan. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Mosul, including Nur ad-Din, Kerbogha, and Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 4 globally memorable people born in Mosul since 1700.