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Porto ranks 256th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Córdoba, Spain, Lille, and Carthage. Memorable people born in Porto include Prince Henry the Navigator, Álvaro Siza Vieira, and Manoel de Oliveira. Memorable people who died in Porto include Charles Albert of Sardinia, Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies, and Bernardino Machado. Porto has been the birth place of many soccer players and explorers and the death place of many politicians and companions. Porto is located in Portugal.

Porto or Oporto, is the second-largest city in Portugal and one of the Iberian Peninsula's major urban areas. Porto city is small compared to its metropolitan area, with a population of 237,559 people. Porto's metropolitan area has an estimated 2.4 million people (2019) in an area of 2,395 km2 (925 sq mi),, making it the second-largest urban area in Portugal. It is recognized as a gamma-level global city by the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) Study Group, the only Portuguese city besides Lisbon to be recognised as a global city. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1993, Porto was the birth place of 28 globally memorable people, including Prince Henry the Navigator, Álvaro Siza Vieira, and Manoel de Oliveira. Additionaly, 6 globally memorable people have passed away in Porto including Charles Albert of Sardinia, Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies, and Bernardino Machado.

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Most individuals born in present day Porto were soccer players (12), explorers (2), architects (2), writers (2), and singers (2),  while most who died were politicians (4), companions (1), and athletes (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Porto, including Artur Jorge, Fernando Gomes, and Raul Meireles. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Porto, including Artur Jorge, Fernando Gomes, and Raul Meireles.

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