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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. The capital and most populous city is Algiers, located in the far north of the country on the Mediterranean coast. With an area of 2,381,741 square kilometres (919,595 sq mi), Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, and the largest by area in the African Union and the Arab world. With an estimated population of over 44 million, it is the ninth-most populous country in Africa. 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.

People Born 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.