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Timișoara ranks 526th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Oak Park, Illinois, Le Mans, and Valenciennes. Memorable people born in Timișoara include Ștefan Kovács, Ion Ivanovici, and Iolanda Balaș. Memorable people who died in Timișoara include György Dózsa, Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia, and Nicolae Kovács. Timișoara has been the birth place of many soccer players and athletes and the death place of many soccer players and politicians. Timișoara is located in Romania.

Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County and the main economic, social and cultural center in western Romania. Located on the Bega River, Timișoara is considered the informal capital city of the historical Banat, which is nowadays broadly considered a subregion of Transylvania. From 1848 to 1860 it was the capital of the Serbian Vojvodina and the Voivodeship of Serbia and Banat of Temeschwar. With 319,279 inhabitants at the 2011 census, Timișoara was then the country's third most populous city, after Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca. It is home to almost half a million inhabitants in its metropolitan area, while the Timișoara–Arad conurbation concentrates more than 70% of the population of Timiș and Arad counties. Timișoara is a multicultural city, being the home of 21 different ethnicities and 18 religions. Interculturality has long been a special characteristic for the western part of the country. The spa resorts Buziaș and Băile Călacea are located at a distance of 30 and 27 km from the city, respectively, being mentioned since Roman times for the properties of healing waters. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1845 and 1995, Timișoara was the birth place of 20 globally memorable people, including Ștefan Kovács, Ion Ivanovici, and Iolanda Balaș. Additionaly, 6 globally memorable people have passed away in Timișoara including György Dózsa, Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia, and Nicolae Kovács.

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Most individuals born in present day Timișoara were soccer players (10), athletes (2), writers (2), composers (1), and historians (1),  while most who died were soccer players (3), politicians (2), and chess players (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Timișoara, including Cosmin Contra, Gabriel Torje, and Paul Codrea. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Timișoara, including Ștefan Kovács, Rudolf Bürger, and Petre Steinbach.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 14 globally memorable people born in Timișoara since 1700.