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Zagreb ranks 71st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Turin, Dallas, and Pittsburgh. Memorable people born in Zagreb include Aloysius Stepinac, Miroslav Krleža, and Stjepan Radić. Memorable people who died in Zagreb include Franjo Tuđman, Josip Jelačić, and Andrija Mohorovičić. Zagreb has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers. Zagreb is located in Croatia.

Zagreb is the capital and largest city of Croatia. It is in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river, at the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain. Zagreb lies at an elevation of approximately 122 m (400 ft) above sea level. The estimated population of the city in 2018 was 804,507. The population of the Zagreb urban agglomeration is 1,153,255, approximately a quarter of the total population of Croatia. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1819 and 1998, Zagreb was the birth place of 111 globally memorable people, including Aloysius Stepinac, Miroslav Krleža, and Stjepan Radić. Additionaly, 61 globally memorable people have passed away in Zagreb including Franjo Tuđman, Josip Jelačić, and Andrija Mohorovičić.

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Most individuals born in present day Zagreb were soccer players (47), politicians (9), handball players (7), singers (6), and basketball players (5),  while most who died were politicians (18), writers (13), soccer players (5), composers (5), and singers (4).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Zagreb, including Stjepan Bobek, Zlatko Čajkovski, and Branko Zebec. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Zagreb, including Stjepan Bobek, Zlatko Čajkovski, and Branko Zebec.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 23 globally memorable people born in Zagreb since 1700.