Yogyakarta ranks 3,624th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Tétouan, Paju, and Novopolotsk. Memorable people born in Yogyakarta include Megawati Sukarnoputri, Diponegoro, and Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo. Memorable people who died in Yogyakarta include Ki Hajar Dewantara. Yogyakarta has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures and the death place of many politicians. Yogyakarta is located in Indonesia.
Yogyakarta is the capital city of Special Region of Yogyakarta in Indonesia, on the island of Java. As the only Indonesian royal city still ruled by a monarchy, Yogyakarta is regarded as an important centre for classical Javanese fine arts and culture such as ballet, batik textiles, drama, literature, music, poetry, silversmithing, visual arts, and wayang puppetry. Renowned as a centre of Indonesian education, Yogyakarta is home to a large student population and dozens of schools and universities, including Gadjah Mada University, the country's largest institute of higher education and one of its most prestigious. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1785 and 1970, Yogyakarta was the birth place of 4 globally memorable people, including Megawati Sukarnoputri, Diponegoro, and Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Yogyakarta including Ki Hajar Dewantara.
1950 - Present
Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 1 globally memorable people born in Yogyakarta since 1700.