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Brazil ranks 9th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Italy, Russia, and Spain. Memorable people born in present day Brazil include Pelé, Garrincha, and Paulo Coelho. Memorable people who died in Brazil include Stefan Zweig, Josef Mengele, and Garrincha. Brazil has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many soccer players and politicians.

Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers and with over 211 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the sixth most populous. Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world; as well as the most populous Roman Catholic-majority country. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1636 and 2002, present day Brazil was the birth place of 1,946 globally memorable people, including Pelé, Garrincha, and Paulo Coelho. Additionaly, 304 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Brazil including Stefan Zweig, Josef Mengele, and Garrincha.

People Born in Present Day Brazil

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Most individuals born in present day Brazil were soccer players (1456), politicians (79), actors (61), writers (34), and coaches (33),  while most who died were soccer players (123), politicians (50), writers (35), religious figures (9), and musicians (8).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Brazil, including Pelé, Garrincha, and Zico. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Brazil, including Pelé, Garrincha, and Zico.

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