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Cameroon

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Cameroon ranks 77th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Kenya, Lebanon, and North Macedonia. Memorable people born in present day Cameroon include Paul Biya, Roger Milla, and Abram Petrovich Gannibal. Memorable people who died in Cameroon include David Dacko, Ange-Félix Patassé, and Christian Tumi. Cameroon has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and soccer players.

Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon, is a country in west-central Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west and north; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Republic of the Congo to the south. Its coastline lies on the Bight of Biafra, part of the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. Due to its strategic position at the crossroads between West Africa and Central Africa, it has been categorized as being in both camps. Its nearly 27 million people speak 250 native languages. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1696 and 2004, present day Cameroon was the birth place of 132 globally memorable people, including Paul Biya, Roger Milla, and Abram Petrovich Gannibal. Additionaly, 7 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Cameroon including David Dacko, Ange-Félix Patassé, and Christian Tumi.

People Born in Present Day Cameroon

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People Deceased in Present Day Cameroon

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Most individuals born in present day Cameroon were soccer players (105), politicians (7), writers (5), basketball players (4), and athletes (3),  while most who died were politicians (3), soccer players (2), religious figures (1), and writers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Cameroon, including Roger Milla, Samuel Eto'o, and Thomas N'Kono. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Cameroon, including Roger Milla, Samuel Eto'o, and Thomas N'Kono.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 11 globally memorable people born in present day Cameroon since 1700.