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Biggest World Cities Named After People

Can you name the most populous cities which were named after people (including mythological figures)?
Excluding cities with multiple uncertain theories as to their name's origin.
In cases where the city name is (almost) identical to the person's name, a description of the person is given in brackets.
Urban area population according to citypopulation.de (October 2017)
City name etymology according to Wikipedia.
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Last updated: March 5, 2019
First submittedOctober 27, 2017
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Population
Person
City
25.1 mil
Mai Kolachi
Karachi
23.6 mil
Goddess Mumba Devi
Mumbai
21.9 mil
Saint Paul
São Paulo
13.1 mil
One of several officials named "Johannes"
Johannesburg
10.5 mil
Prince Lava
Lahore
10.3 mil
Damarla Chennappa Nayakudu
Chennai
9.20 mil
Caliph "Haydar" Ali Ibn Abi Talib
Hyderabad
8.40 mil
(U.S. President)
Washington
8.30 mil
(Vietnamese communist leader)
Ho Chi Minh City
7.70 mil
Saint Francis
San Francisco
Population
Person
City
7.65 mil
Sultan Ahmad Shah I
Ahmedabad
7.15 mil
Saint James
Santiago
6.75 mil
(11th Vice-President of the U.S.)
Dallas
6.35 mil
(First President of Texas)
Houston
5.50 mil
Saint Peter
Saint Petersburg
5.25 mil
Alexander the Great
Alexandria
4.98 mil
Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount ______
Sydney
4.50 mil
William Lamb, 2nd Viscount _________
Melbourne
4.38 mil
Eve (probably)
Jeddah
4.28 mil
(Nigerian blacksmith and city founder)
Kano
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level 46
Nov 2, 2017
Great quiz, and pretty fair considering the constraints. Loved it.