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Utrecht (nld)

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Utrecht ranks 205th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Mannheim, Lagos, and Heidelberg. Memorable people born in Utrecht include Pope Adrian VI, Theo van Doesburg, and Marco van Basten. Memorable people who died in Utrecht include Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, and Theo van Gogh. Utrecht has been the birth place of many soccer players and painters and the death place of many painters and politicians. Utrecht is located in Netherlands.

Utrecht is the fourth-largest city and a municipality of the Netherlands, capital and most populous city of the province of Utrecht. It is located in the eastern corner of the Randstad conurbation, in the very centre of mainland Netherlands; it had a population of 359,355 as of 2021. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1459 and 2002, Utrecht was the birth place of 45 globally memorable people, including Pope Adrian VI, Theo van Doesburg, and Marco van Basten. Additionaly, 34 globally memorable people have passed away in Utrecht including Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, and Theo van Gogh.

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Most individuals born in present day Utrecht were soccer players (14), painters (8), actors (2), composers (2), and religious figures (1),  while most who died were painters (11), politicians (5), writers (5), physicians (3), and biologists (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Utrecht, including Wesley Sneijder, Hans van Breukelen, and Gerald Vanenburg. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Utrecht, including Wesley Sneijder, Hans van Breukelen, and Gerald Vanenburg.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 12 globally memorable people born in Utrecht since 1700.