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The Hague

The Hague ranks 56th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Lisbon, Bologna, and Melbourne. Memorable people born in The Hague include Johannes Vermeer, Christiaan Huygens, and Pieter Zeeman. Memorable people who died in The Hague include Baruch Spinoza, Christiaan Huygens, and Slobodan Milošević. The Hague has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and painters. The Hague is located in Netherlands.

The Hague is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands on the North Sea and the capital of the province of South Holland. It is also the seat of government of the Netherlands and hosts the International Court of Justice, one of the most important courts in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2007, The Hague was the birth place of 104 globally memorable people, including Johannes Vermeer, Christiaan Huygens, and Pieter Zeeman. Additionaly, 59 globally memorable people have passed away in The Hague including Baruch Spinoza, Christiaan Huygens, and Slobodan Milošević.

People Born in The Hague

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People Deceased in The Hague

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Most individuals born in present day The Hague were soccer players (23), politicians (16), painters (6), writers (6), and physicists (5),  while most who died were politicians (21), painters (7), writers (5), companions (3), and architects (3).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in The Hague, including Wim Jansen, Faas Wilkes, and Aad de Mos. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day The Hague, including Wim Jansen, Faas Wilkes, and Aad de Mos.

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