Were remembered as - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be remembered as (something)
To have one's particular role as something be the primary part of one's legacy. That choreographer will be remembered as a true innovator in the world of dance.
be reˈmembered as/for something be famous or known for a particular thing that you have done in the past: He is best remembered as the man who brought jazz to Britain. ♢ A natural journalist, he will be remembered for his words rather than his actions.