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Surabaya ranks 2,125th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Günzburg, Kerkrade, and Ploiești. Memorable people born in Surabaya include Sukarno, Laura Gemser, and Xaviera Hollander. Surabaya has been the birth place of many badminton players and politicians. Surabaya is located in Indonesia.

Surabaya is the capital of the Indonesian province of East Java. Located on northeastern border of Java island, 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.The city has a population of 2.89 million within its city limits in 2019 and 9.5 million in the extended Surabaya metropolitan area, making it the second-largest metropolitan area in Indonesia. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1901 and 1984, Surabaya was the birth place of 6 globally memorable people, including Sukarno, Laura Gemser, and Xaviera Hollander.

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Most individuals born in present day Surabaya were badminton players (3), 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.