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Santo Domingo (dom)

Dominican Republic

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Santo Domingo ranks 514th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind York, Zadar, and Vitoria-Gasteiz. Memorable people born in Santo Domingo include Oscar de la Renta, Juan Pablo Duarte, and Leonel Fernández. Memorable people who died in Santo Domingo include Rafael Trujillo, Alonso de Ojeda, and Bartholomew Columbus. Santo Domingo has been the birth place of many baseball players and actors and the death place of many politicians and explorers. Santo Domingo is located in Dominican Republic.

Santo Domingo, once known as Santo Domingo de Guzmán and Ciudad Trujillo, is the capital and largest city of the Dominican Republic and the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean by population. As of 2010, the city had a total population of 2,908,607, when including the metropolitan area. The city is coterminous with the boundaries of the Distrito Nacional, itself bordered on three sides by Santo Domingo Province. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1813 and 1996, Santo Domingo was the birth place of 20 globally memorable people, including Oscar de la Renta, Juan Pablo Duarte, and Leonel Fernández. Additionaly, 8 globally memorable people have passed away in Santo Domingo including Rafael Trujillo, Alonso de Ojeda, and Bartholomew Columbus.

People Born in Santo Domingo

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Most individuals born in present day Santo Domingo were baseball players (4), actors (4), politicians (2), musicians (2), and soccer players (2),  while most who died were politicians (6) and explorers (2).

Over the past 100 years, baseball players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Santo Domingo, including Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz, and Albert Pujols. Whereas, throughout history, baseball players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Santo Domingo, including Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz, and Albert Pujols.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 2 globally memorable people born in Santo Domingo since 1700.