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Wrocław ranks 127th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Kansas City, Missouri, Basel, and Beijing. Memorable people born in Wrocław include Fritz Haber, Manfred von Richthofen, and Max Born. Memorable people who died in Wrocław include Carl von Clausewitz, Alois Alzheimer, and Adolf Anderssen. Wrocław has been the birth place of many mathematicians and military personnels and the death place of many biologists and philosophers. Wrocław is located in Poland.

Wrocław is a city in western Poland and the largest city in the historical region of Silesia. It lies on the banks of the River Oder in the Silesian Lowlands of Central Europe, roughly 350 kilometres (220 mi) from the Baltic Sea to the north and 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the Sudeten Mountains to the south. The population of Wrocław in 2019 was 641,607, making it the fourth-largest city in Poland and the main city of the Wrocław agglomeration. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1988, Wrocław was the birth place of 53 globally memorable people, including Fritz Haber, Manfred von Richthofen, and Max Born. Additionaly, 19 globally memorable people have passed away in Wrocław including Carl von Clausewitz, Alois Alzheimer, and Adolf Anderssen.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Wrocław, including Sepp Piontek and Jan Tomaszewski. Whereas, throughout history, mathematicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Wrocław, including Felix Hausdorff, Michael O. Rabin, and Charles Proteus Steinmetz.

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