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Brazil

Brazil ranks 9th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Japan, Russia, and Spain. Memorable people born in present day Brazil include Pelé, Paulo Coelho, and Garrincha. Memorable people who died in Brazil include Josef Mengele, Stefan Zweig, 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1999, present day Brazil was the birth place of 1,303 globally memorable people, including Pelé, Paulo Coelho, and Garrincha. Additionaly, 197 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Brazil including Josef Mengele, Stefan Zweig, and Garrincha.

People Born in Present Day Brazil

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People Deceased in Present Day Brazil

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Most individuals born in present day Brazil were soccer players (926), politicians (68), actors (44), racing drivers (29), and singers (24),  while most who died were soccer players (70), politicians (47), writers (22), musicians (5), and painters (4).

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 Didi. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Brazil, including Pelé, Garrincha, and Didi.

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