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Saitama (city) ranks 122nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Rosario, Santa Fe, Birmingham, and Hanover. Memorable people born in Saitama (city) include Takashi Takabayashi, Ko Takamoro, and Minoru Kobata. Memorable people who died in Saitama (city) include Takashi Takabayashi and Gyoji Matsumoto. Saitama (city) has been the birth place of many soccer players and racing drivers and the death place of many soccer players. Saitama (city) is located in Japan.

Saitama is the capital and the most populous city of Saitama Prefecture, Japan. Its area incorporates the former cities of Urawa, Ōmiya, Yono and Iwatsuki. It is a city designated by government ordinance. Being in the Greater Tokyo Area and lying 15 to 30 kilometres north of central Tokyo, many of its residents commute into Tokyo. As of 1 February 2021, the city had an estimated population of 1,324,854, and a population density of 15,781 people per mi²(6,093 people per km²). Its total area is 217.43 square kilometres (83.95 sq mi). Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1907 and 1999, Saitama (city) was the birth place of 69 globally memorable people, including Takashi Takabayashi, Ko Takamoro, and Minoru Kobata. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Saitama (city) including Takashi Takabayashi and Gyoji Matsumoto.

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Most individuals born in present day Saitama (city) were soccer players (61), racing drivers (4), musicians (1), actors (1), and comic artists (1),  while most who died were soccer players (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Saitama (city), including Takashi Takabayashi, Minoru Kobata, and Akira Nishino. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Saitama (city), including Takashi Takabayashi, Ko Takamoro, and Minoru Kobata.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 4 globally memorable people born in Saitama (city) since 1700.