List of people from Philadelphia

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The following is a list of notable residents, natives, and persons generally associated with the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the fifth-largest city in the United States. The list includes both former and present residents of the city.


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Philadelphia native basketball players[edit]



References are on the article pages if not listed here.

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