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Oslo (nor)

Norway

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Oslo ranks 49th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Naples, Hamburg, and Mexico City. Memorable people born in Oslo include Fridtjof Nansen, Queen Sonja of Norway, and Trygve Lie. Memorable people who died in Oslo include Edvard Munch, Henrik Ibsen, and Sonja Henie. Oslo has been the birth place of many soccer players and writers and the death place of many politicians and writers. Oslo is located in Norway.

Oslo is the capital and most populous city of Norway. It constitutes both a county and a municipality. As of 23 November 2020, the municipality of Oslo had a population of 697,549, while the population of the city's greater urban area was 1,019,513, as of 4 November 2019. The metropolitan area had an estimated population of 1.71 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1718 and 2006, Oslo was the birth place of 139 globally memorable people, including Fridtjof Nansen, Queen Sonja of Norway, and Trygve Lie. Additionaly, 116 globally memorable people have passed away in Oslo including Edvard Munch, Henrik Ibsen, and Sonja Henie.

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Most individuals born in present day Oslo were soccer players (21), writers (16), skiers (14), politicians (12), and actors (8),  while most who died were politicians (18), writers (14), painters (8), mathematicians (8), and explorers (7).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Oslo, including André Bergdølmo, Steffen Iversen, and Dan Eggen. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Oslo, including Arne Brustad, Henry Johansen, and André Bergdølmo.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Oslo since 1700.