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Warsaw ranks 52nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Oslo, The Bronx, and Houston. Memorable people born in Warsaw include Marie Curie, Irena Sendler, and Janusz Korczak. Memorable people who died in Warsaw include L. L. Zamenhof, Irena Sendler, and Sigismund III Vasa. Warsaw has been the birth place of many writers and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers. Warsaw is located in Poland.

Warsaw, officially the Capital City of Warsaw, is the capital and largest city of Poland. The metropolis stands on the River Vistula in east-central Poland and its population is officially estimated at 1.8 million residents within a greater metropolitan area of 3.1 million residents, which makes Warsaw the 7th most-populous capital city in the European Union. The city area measures 517 km2 (200 sq mi) and comprises 18 boroughs, while the metropolitan area covers 6,100 km2 (2,355 sq mi). Warsaw is an alpha- global city, a major cultural, political and economic hub, and the country's seat of government. Its historical Old Town was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1394 and 2001, Warsaw was the birth place of 137 globally memorable people, including Marie Curie, Irena Sendler, and Janusz Korczak. Additionaly, 149 globally memorable people have passed away in Warsaw including L. L. Zamenhof, Irena Sendler, and Sigismund III Vasa. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Warsaw than were born there.

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Most individuals born in present day Warsaw were writers (24), politicians (23), mathematicians (8), athletes (7), and film directors (5),  while most who died were politicians (40), writers (27), mathematicians (10), athletes (8), and actors (8).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Warsaw, including Lech Kaczyński, Zbigniew Brzezinski, and Jarosław Kaczyński. Whereas, throughout history, writers have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Warsaw, including Janusz Korczak, Osip Mandelstam, and Albert Barillé.

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