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Surabaya ranks 2,352nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Dundalk, Gilan Province, and Cephalonia. Memorable people born in Surabaya include Sukarno, Laura Gemser, and Xaviera Hollander. Surabaya has been the birth place of many politicians and actors. Surabaya is located in Indonesia.

Surabaya is the capital of the Indonesian province of East Java and the second-largest city in the country, after Jakarta. The city has a population of over 3 million within its city limits and over 10 million in the Surabaya metropolitan area, making it the second-largest metropolitan area in Indonesia. Located on northeastern Java on the Madura Strait, it is one of the earliest port cities in Southeast Asia. According to the National Development Planning Agency, Surabaya is one of the four main central cities of Indonesia, alongside Jakarta, Medan, and Makassar. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1901 and 1950, Surabaya was the birth place of 3 globally memorable people, including Sukarno, Laura Gemser, and Xaviera Hollander.

People Born in Surabaya

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Most individuals born in present day Surabaya were politicians (1), actors (1), and writers (1),  while most who died were .

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 1 globally memorable people born in Surabaya since 1700.