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Argentina ranks 20th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Austria, Ukraine, and Greece. 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, Juan Perón, and Juan Manuel Fangio. Argentina has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and soccer players.

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country 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. With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, the second largest in South America after Brazil, and the largest Spanish-speaking nation by area. The sovereign state is subdivided into twenty-three provinces and one autonomous city, Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation as decided by Congress. The provinces and the capital have their own constitutions, but exist under a federal system. Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1998, present day Argentina was the birth place of 658 globally memorable people, including Che Guevara, Pope Francis, and Jorge Luis Borges. Additionaly, 179 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Argentina including Eva Perón, Juan Perón, and Juan Manuel Fangio.

People Born in Present Day Argentina

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People Deceased in Present Day Argentina

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Most individuals born in present day Argentina were soccer players (371), politicians (67), tennis players (31), actors (29), and writers (23),  while most who died were politicians (54), soccer players (43), racing drivers (15), writers (15), and boxers (7).

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.