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Sapporo

Sapporo ranks 219th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Chennai, Pisa, and Chiba Prefecture. Memorable people born in Sapporo include Satoru Iwata, Satoshi Kon, and Chūhei Nambu. Memorable people who died in Sapporo include Shigeru Kayano. Sapporo has been the birth place of many soccer players and singers and the death place of many politicians. Sapporo is located in Japan.

Sapporo is the fifth largest city in Japan, and the largest city on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. It is the capital city of Hokkaido Prefecture and its Ishikari Subprefecture, and numbers among the nation's ordinance-designated city. Sapporo lies in the southwest of Hokkaido, within the alluvial fan of the Toyohira River, which is a tributary stream of the Ishikari. Sapporo is considered the cultural, economical, and political center of Hokkaido. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2000, Sapporo was the birth place of 32 globally memorable people, including Satoru Iwata, Satoshi Kon, and Chūhei Nambu. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Sapporo including Shigeru Kayano.

People Born in Sapporo

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People Deceased in Sapporo

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Most individuals born in present day Sapporo were soccer players (20), singers (3), game designers (1), film directors (1), and athletes (1),  while most who died were politicians (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Sapporo, including Shigemitsu Sudo, Daigo Nishi, and Koji Yamase. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Sapporo, including Shigemitsu Sudo, Daigo Nishi, and Koji Yamase.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 3 globally memorable people born in Sapporo since 1700.