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Algeria

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Algeria ranks 59th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Nigeria, Peru, and Iceland. Memorable people born in present day Algeria include Augustine of Hippo, Albert Camus, and Yves Saint Laurent. Memorable people who died in Algeria include Augustine of Hippo, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Cleopatra Selene II. Algeria has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and military personnels.

Algeria, officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It is the largest country by total area in Africa, and by extension, the Arab world, and is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia; to the east by Libya; to the southeast by Niger; to the southwest by Mali, Mauritania, and Western Sahara; to the west by Morocco; and to the north by the Mediterranean Sea. The country has a semi-arid geography, with most of the population living in the fertile north and the Sahara dominating the geography of the south. Algeria covers an area of 2,381,741 square kilometres (919,595 sq mi), making it the world's tenth largest nation by area. With a population of 44 million, and is the ninth-most populous country in Africa. The capital and largest city is Algiers, located in the far north on the Mediterranean coast. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 250 BC and 1996, present day Algeria was the birth place of 164 globally memorable people, including Augustine of Hippo, Albert Camus, and Yves Saint Laurent. Additionaly, 39 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Algeria including Augustine of Hippo, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Cleopatra Selene II.

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People Deceased in Present Day Algeria

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Most individuals born in present day Algeria were politicians (44), soccer players (35), writers (19), actors (14), and athletes (11),  while most who died were politicians (21), military personnels (3), writers (3), composers (2), and religious figures (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Algeria, including Rabah Madjer, Lakhdar Belloumi, and Djamel Zidane. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Algeria, including Macrinus, Jugurtha, and Ahmed Ben Bella.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Algeria since 1700.