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Bosnia and Herzegovina ranks 45th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Iraq, Slovakia, and Georgia. Memorable people born in present day Bosnia and Herzegovina include Gavrilo Princip, Ratko Mladić, and Sokollu Mehmed Pasha. Memorable people who died in Bosnia and Herzegovina include Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Alija Izetbegović, and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg. Bosnia and Herzegovina has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and soccer players.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH or B&H, sometimes called Bosnia–Herzegovina and often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in South and Southeast Europe, located within the Balkans. Sarajevo is the capital and largest city. Bosnia and Herzegovina is bordered by Serbia to the east, Montenegro to the southeast, and Croatia to the north and southwest. It is not entirely landlocked; to the south it has a narrow coast on the Adriatic Sea, which is about 20 kilometres long and surrounds the town of Neum. The inland Bosnia region has a moderate continental climate, with hot summers and cold, snowy winters. In the central and eastern interior of the country the geography is mountainous, in the northwest moderately hilly, and in the northeast predominantly flatland. The smaller southern region, Herzegovina, has a Mediterranean climate and mostly mountainous topography. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 300 and 1999, present day Bosnia and Herzegovina was the birth place of 281 globally memorable people, including Gavrilo Princip, Ratko Mladić, and Sokollu Mehmed Pasha. Additionaly, 32 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Bosnia and Herzegovina including Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Alija Izetbegović, and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg.

People Born in Present Day Bosnia and Herzegovina

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People Deceased in Present Day Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Newly Added People Deceased in Present Day Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Most individuals born in present day Bosnia and Herzegovina were soccer players (96), politicians (51), singers (22), basketball players (19), and handball players (15),  while most who died were politicians (12), soccer players (5), military personnels (2), basketball players (2), and writers (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Bosnia and Herzegovina, including Ivica Osim, Vahid Halilhodžić, and Milan Galić. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Bosnia and Herzegovina, including Ivica Osim, Vahid Halilhodžić, and Milan Galić.

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