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Quito

Quito ranks 712th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Blois, Linköping, and Reading, Pennsylvania. Memorable people born in Quito include Manuela Sáenz, José María Velasco Ibarra, and Oswaldo Guayasamín. Memorable people who died in Quito include Huayna Capac, Gabriel García Moreno, and Eloy Alfaro. Quito has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers. Quito is located in Ecuador.

Quito is the capital of Ecuador, the country's most populous city, and at an elevation of 2,850 metres (9,350 ft) above sea level, it is the second-highest official capital city in the world, after La Paz, and the closest to the equator. It is located in the Guayllabamba river basin, on the eastern slopes of Pichincha, an active stratovolcano in the Andes Mountains. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1797 and 1986, Quito was the birth place of 11 globally memorable people, including Manuela Sáenz, José María Velasco Ibarra, and Oswaldo Guayasamín. Additionaly, 8 globally memorable people have passed away in Quito including Huayna Capac, Gabriel García Moreno, and Eloy Alfaro.

People Born in Quito

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Most individuals born in present day Quito were politicians (6), soccer players (2), social activists (1), painters (1), and composers (1),  while most who died were politicians (7) and writers (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Quito, including Rodrigo Borja Cevallos, Lucio Gutiérrez, and Fabián Alarcón. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Quito, including José María Velasco Ibarra, Rodrigo Borja Cevallos, and Ignacio de Veintemilla.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 6 globally memorable people born in Quito since 1700.