Port Harcourt ranks 2,233rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Wuxi, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and Heilongjiang. Memorable people born in Port Harcourt include Finidi George, Taribo West, and Joseph Yobo. Memorable people who died in Port Harcourt include Ken Saro-Wiwa. Port Harcourt has been the birth place of many soccer players and the death place of many social activists. Port Harcourt is located in Nigeria.
Port Harcourt also called Pitakwa is the capital and largest city of Rivers State, Nigeria. It lies along the Bonny River and is located in the Niger Delta. As of 2016, the Port Harcourt urban area has an estimated population of 1,865,000 inhabitants, up from 1,382,592 as of 2006. Port-Harcourt is also the home of Bole festival. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1971 and 1983, Port Harcourt was the birth place of 4 globally memorable people, including Finidi George, Taribo West, and Joseph Yobo. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Port Harcourt including Ken Saro-Wiwa.