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Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijan ranks 59th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Nigeria, Peru, and Morocco. Memorable people born in present day Azerbaijan include Heydar Aliyev, Nizami Ganjavi, and Richard Sorge. Memorable people who died in Azerbaijan include Nizami Ganjavi, Berke, and Uzeyir Hajibeyov. Azerbaijan has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many writers and politicians.

Azerbaijan, officially the Republic of Azerbaijan, is a transcontinental country located at the boundary of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is a part of the South Caucasus region, and is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia and Turkey to the west, and Iran to the south. Baku is the capital and largest city. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1995, present day Azerbaijan was the birth place of 189 globally memorable people, including Heydar Aliyev, Nizami Ganjavi, and Richard Sorge. Additionaly, 48 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Azerbaijan including Nizami Ganjavi, Berke, and Uzeyir Hajibeyov.

People Born in Present Day Azerbaijan

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People Deceased in Present Day Azerbaijan

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Most individuals born in present day Azerbaijan were politicians (32), writers (25), singers (19), soccer players (15), and chess players (12),  while most who died were writers (12), politicians (9), composers (5), military personnels (4), and soccer players (3).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Azerbaijan, including Heydar Aliyev, Ilham Aliyev, and Abulfaz Elchibey. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Azerbaijan, including Heydar Aliyev, Ilham Aliyev, and Arghun.

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