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Angola ranks 102nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Libya, Cyprus, and Trinidad and Tobago. Memorable people born in present day Angola include José Eduardo dos Santos, Agostinho Neto, and Afonso I of Kongo. Memorable people who died in Angola include Afonso I of Kongo, Jonas Savimbi, and João I of Kongo. Angola has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and military personnels.

Angola, officially the Republic of Angola, is a country in the west coast of Southern Africa. It is the second largest lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) country in both total area and population, and it is the seventh-largest country in Africa, bordered by Namibia to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Zambia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Angola has an exclave province, the province of Cabinda that borders the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The capital and largest city is Luanda. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1456 and 2002, present day Angola was the birth place of 55 globally memorable people, including José Eduardo dos Santos, Agostinho Neto, and Afonso I of Kongo. Additionaly, 5 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Angola including Afonso I of Kongo, Jonas Savimbi, and João I of Kongo.

People Born in Present Day Angola

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People Deceased in Present Day Angola

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Most individuals born in present day Angola were soccer players (38), politicians (8), religious figures (3), writers (2), and military personnels (1),  while most who died were politicians (3), military personnels (1), and explorers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Angola, including José Águas, Rui Jordão, and Flávio Amado. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Angola, including Fernando Peyroteo, José Águas, and Rui Jordão.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 8 globally memorable people born in present day Angola since 1700.