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Setagaya ranks 483rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Takatsuki, Groningen, and Cork (city). Memorable people born in Setagaya include Hideo Kojima, Ichirou Mizuki, and Fusako Shigenobu. Memorable people who died in Setagaya include Akira Kurosawa, Tsutomu Hata, and Seki Matsunaga. Setagaya has been the birth place of many soccer players and game designers and the death place of many film directors and politicians. Setagaya is located in Japan.

Setagaya is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan. It is also the name of a neighborhood and administrative district within the ward. The ward calls itself Setagaya City in English. Its official bird is the azure-winged magpie, its flower is the fringed orchid, and its tree is the Zelkova serrata. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1945 and 1997, Setagaya was the birth place of 22 globally memorable people, including Hideo Kojima, Ichirou Mizuki, and Fusako Shigenobu. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in Setagaya including Akira Kurosawa, Tsutomu Hata, and Seki Matsunaga.

People Born in Setagaya

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Most individuals born in present day Setagaya were soccer players (13), game designers (2), composers (1), politicians (1), and singers (1),  while most who died were film directors (1), politicians (1), soccer players (1), and astronomers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Setagaya, including Satoshi Tsunami, Yoshinori Muto, and Takuya Yamada. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Setagaya, including Satoshi Tsunami, Yoshinori Muto, and Takuya Yamada.

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