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Bulgaria ranks 40th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Serbia, Israel, and Iraq. Memorable people born in present day Bulgaria include Aesop, Ahmed III, and Safiye Sultan. Memorable people who died in Bulgaria include Baba Vanga, Galerius, and Decius. Bulgaria has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country in Southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and North Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east. The capital and largest city is Sofia; other major cities are Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas. With a territory of 110,994 square kilometres (42,855 sq mi), Bulgaria is Europe's sixteenth-largest country. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 620 BC and 1994, present day Bulgaria was the birth place of 221 globally memorable people, including Aesop, Ahmed III, and Safiye Sultan. Additionaly, 97 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Bulgaria including Baba Vanga, Galerius, and Decius.

People Born in Present Day Bulgaria

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People Deceased in Present Day Bulgaria

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Bulgaria, including Hristo Stoichkov, Dinko Dermendzhiev, and Ivan Dimitrov. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Bulgaria, including Ahmed III, Safiye Sultan, and Galerius.

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