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Póvoa de Varzim ranks 2,724th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Waukegan, Illinois, Gravesend, and Bloomington, Illinois. Memorable people born in Póvoa de Varzim include José Maria de Eça de Queirós, Diogo Freitas do Amaral, and Bruno Alves. Póvoa de Varzim has been the birth place of many soccer players and writers. Póvoa de Varzim is located in Portugal.

Póvoa de Varzim is a Portuguese city in Northern Portugal and sub-region of Greater Porto, 30 km from its city centre. It sits in a sandy coastal plain, a cuspate foreland, halfway between the Minho and Douro rivers. In 2001, there were 63,470 inhabitants, with 42,396 living in the city proper. The city expanded, southwards, to Vila do Conde, and there are about 100,000 inhabitants in the urban area alone. It is the seventh-largest urban agglomeration in Portugal and the third largest in Northern Portugal. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1845 and 1988, Póvoa de Varzim was the birth place of 5 globally memorable people, including José Maria de Eça de Queirós, Diogo Freitas do Amaral, and Bruno Alves.

People Born in Póvoa de Varzim

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Most individuals born in present day Póvoa de Varzim were soccer players (2), writers (1), politicians (1), and cyclists (1),  while most who died were .

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 2 globally memorable people born in Póvoa de Varzim since 1700.