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Sarajevo

Sarajevo ranks 131st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Seville, Milwaukee, and Sofia. Memorable people born in Sarajevo include Emir Kusturica, Goran Bregović, and Vladimir Prelog. Memorable people who died in Sarajevo include Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Alija Izetbegović, and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg. Sarajevo has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and basketball players. Sarajevo is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Sarajevo is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a population of 275,524 in its administrative limits. The Sarajevo metropolitan area, including Sarajevo Canton, East Sarajevo and nearby municipalities, is home to 555,210 inhabitants. Nestled within the greater Sarajevo valley of Bosnia, it is surrounded by the Dinaric Alps and situated along the Miljacka River in the heart of the Balkans. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1992, Sarajevo was the birth place of 52 globally memorable people, including Emir Kusturica, Goran Bregović, and Vladimir Prelog. Additionaly, 11 globally memorable people have passed away in Sarajevo including Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Alija Izetbegović, and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg.

People Born in Sarajevo

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People Deceased in Sarajevo

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Most individuals born in present day Sarajevo were soccer players (13), politicians (9), singers (8), basketball players (7), and actors (3),  while most who died were politicians (3), basketball players (2), writers (2), noblemen (1), and companions (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Sarajevo, including Ivica Osim, Edin Džeko, and Branko Stanković. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Sarajevo, including Ivica Osim, Edin Džeko, and Branko Stanković.

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