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Sarajevo (bih)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Sarajevo ranks 127th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Milwaukee, Asunción, and Newark, New Jersey. Memorable people born in Sarajevo include Rüstem Pasha, Goran Bregović, and Emir Kusturica. 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 275,569 in its administrative limits. The Sarajevo metropolitan area including Sarajevo Canton, East Sarajevo and nearby municipalities is home to 555,210 inhabitants. Located 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 1500 and 1994, Sarajevo was the birth place of 65 globally memorable people, including Rüstem Pasha, Goran Bregović, and Emir Kusturica. Additionaly, 13 globally memorable people have passed away in Sarajevo including Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Alija Izetbegović, and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg.

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Most individuals born in present day Sarajevo were soccer players (20), politicians (10), singers (10), actors (5), and writers (4),  while most who died were politicians (2), basketball players (2), writers (2), soccer players (2), and noblemen (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Sarajevo, including Ivica Osim, Asim Ferhatović, 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, Asim Ferhatović, and Branko Stanković.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 15 globally memorable people born in Sarajevo since 1700.