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Bangladesh ranks 102nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Puerto Rico, Cyprus, and Libya. Memorable people born in present day Bangladesh include Muhammad Yunus, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and Sri Chinmoy. Memorable people who died in Bangladesh include Bayazid Bastami, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and Kazi Nazrul Islam. 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 and is among the most densely populated countries with a population of nearly 170 million in an area of 1,47,570 square kilometers. Bangladesh shares land borders with India to the north, west, and east, and Myanmar to the southeast. To the south, it has a coastline along the Bay of Bengal. It is narrowly separated from Bhutan and Nepal by the Siliguri Corridor, and from China by the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim in the north. Dhaka, the capital and largest city, is the nation's political, financial, and cultural centre. Chittagong is the second-largest city and is the busiest port on the Bay of Bengal. The official language of Bangladesh is Bengali while Bangladeshi English is also used in the government and official documents alongside Bengali. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 250 and 2004, present day Bangladesh was the birth place of 76 globally memorable people, including Muhammad Yunus, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and Sri Chinmoy. Additionaly, 26 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Bangladesh including Bayazid Bastami, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and Kazi Nazrul Islam.

People Born in Present Day Bangladesh

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People Deceased in Present Day Bangladesh

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Bangladesh were politicians (26), writers (13), actors (4), religious figures (3), and social activists (3),  while most who died were politicians (15), writers (4), philosophers (2), social activists (1), and painters (1).

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

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Overlapping Lives

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