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Strasbourg ranks 138th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Vilnius, Sparta, and Shizuoka (city). Memorable people born in Strasbourg include Gustave Doré, Arsène Wenger, and Jean Arp. Memorable people who died in Strasbourg include Georg Simmel, Sebastian Brant, and Hans Baldung. Strasbourg has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many politicians and religious figures. Strasbourg is located in France.

Strasbourg is the capital and largest city of the Grand Est region of France and is the official seat of the European Parliament. Located at the border with Germany in the historic region of Alsace, it is the capital of the Bas-Rhin department. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 101 BC and 1990, Strasbourg was the birth place of 50 globally memorable people, including Gustave Doré, Arsène Wenger, and Jean Arp. Additionaly, 23 globally memorable people have passed away in Strasbourg including Georg Simmel, Sebastian Brant, and Hans Baldung.

People Born in Strasbourg

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People Deceased in Strasbourg

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Most individuals born in present day Strasbourg were politicians (8), writers (7), soccer players (5), military personnels (4), and actors (2),  while most who died were politicians (3), religious figures (3), biologists (3), philosophers (2), and writers (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Strasbourg, including Petit, Valérien Ismaël, and Karim Matmour. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Strasbourg, including Ludwig I of Bavaria, Ariovistus, and Hans-Georg von Friedeburg.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Strasbourg since 1700.