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The Hague (nld)

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The Hague ranks 111th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Baghdad, Kraków, and Queens. Memorable people born in The Hague include Christiaan Huygens, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, and Nikolaas Tinbergen. Memorable people who died in The Hague include Baruch Spinoza, Christiaan Huygens, and Slobodan Milošević. The Hague has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players 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, the administrative and royal capital of the Netherlands 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 1167 and 2007, The Hague was the birth place of 75 globally memorable people, including Christiaan Huygens, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, and Nikolaas Tinbergen. Additionaly, 67 globally memorable people have passed away in The Hague including Baruch Spinoza, Christiaan Huygens, and Slobodan Milošević.

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Most individuals born in present day The Hague were politicians (13), soccer players (11), writers (7), physicists (4), and noblemen (4),  while most who died were politicians (26), painters (9), writers (6), architects (3), and physicists (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in The Hague, including Aad de Mos, Harry Vos, and Wilfred Bouma. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day The Hague, including William II, Prince of Orange, William V, Prince of Orange, and Mark Rutte.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 21 globally memorable people born in The Hague since 1700.