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Argentina ranks 19th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Turkey, Austria, and Ukraine. Memorable people born in present day Argentina include Che Guevara, Pope Francis, and Jorge Luis Borges. Memorable people who died in Argentina include Eva Perón, Diego Maradona, and Juan Perón. Argentina has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many soccer players and politicians.

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a country in the southern half of South America. It shares the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, and is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south. Argentina covers an area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), making it the largest Spanish-speaking nation in the world. It is the second-largest country in South America after Brazil, the fourth-largest country in the Americas, and the eighth-largest country in the world. Argentina is subdivided into twenty-three provinces, and one autonomous city, which is the federal capital and largest city of the nation, Buenos Aires. The provinces and the capital have their own constitutions, but exist under a federal system. Argentina claims sovereignty over a part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1757 and 2000, present day Argentina was the birth place of 901 globally memorable people, including Che Guevara, Pope Francis, and Jorge Luis Borges. Additionaly, 270 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Argentina including Eva Perón, Diego Maradona, and Juan Perón.

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People Deceased in Present Day Argentina

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Most individuals born in present day Argentina were soccer players (521), politicians (77), actors (48), tennis players (35), and writers (31),  while most who died were soccer players (81), politicians (64), racing drivers (19), writers (19), and boxers (10).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Argentina, including Alfredo Di Stéfano, Diego Maradona, and Lionel Messi. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Argentina, including Alfredo Di Stéfano, Diego Maradona, and Lionel Messi.

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