Bochum is a city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in western Germany. It is the 16th most-populated city in Germany.

It was founded in the 9th Century, when Charlemagne established it as a middle-point between two prominent trading routes.

Today, Bochum is known for its green, wooded appearance and gardens, and downtown pedestrian area.

People Born in Bochum

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Bochum in People's Lives

Viktoria Tolstoy: I performed a concert here in 2012.

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