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Bangladesh ranks 108th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Mongolia, Nepal, and Mali. Memorable people born in present day Bangladesh include Muhammad Yunus, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and Abdul Hamid. Memorable people who died in Bangladesh include Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Kazi Nazrul Islam, and Ziaur Rahman. Bangladesh has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It is the eighth-most populous country in the world, with a population exceeding 163 million people, in an area of 148,560 square kilometres (57,360 sq mi), making it one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Bangladesh shares land borders with India to the west, north, and east, Myanmar to the southeast, and the Bay of Bengal to the south. It is narrowly separated from Nepal and Bhutan by the Siliguri Corridor, and from China by the Indian state of Sikkim in the north, respectively. Dhaka, the capital and largest city, is the nation's economic, political, and cultural hub. Chittagong, the largest seaport is the second-largest city. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 250 and 1987, present day Bangladesh was the birth place of 43 globally memorable people, including Muhammad Yunus, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and Abdul Hamid. Additionaly, 12 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Bangladesh including Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Kazi Nazrul Islam, and Ziaur Rahman.

People Born in Present Day Bangladesh

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Most individuals born in present day Bangladesh were politicians (15), writers (6), actors (3), film directors (3), and religious figures (2),  while most who died were politicians (9), writers (2), and philosophers (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Bangladesh, including Abdul Hamid, Zillur Rahman, and Sheikh Hasina. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Bangladesh, including Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Abdul Hamid, and Chandragupta I.

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