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China ranks 14th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind India, Poland, and Netherlands. Memorable people born in present day China include Confucius, Mao Zedong, and Qin Shi Huang. Memorable people who died in China include Genghis Khan, Confucius, and Mao Zedong. China has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many politicians and writers.

China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a country in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country with a population exceeding 1.4 billion people. China spans five geographical time zones and borders fourteen countries by land, the most of any country in the world, tied with Russia. China also has a narrow maritime boundary with the disputed Taiwan. Covering an area of approximately 9.6 million square kilometers (3,700,000 sq mi), it is the world's third or fourth largest country. The country consists of 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four municipalities, and two Special Administrative Regions. The national capital is Beijing, and the most populous city and financial center is Shanghai. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 2900 BC and 2007, present day China was the birth place of 1,392 globally memorable people, including Confucius, Mao Zedong, and Qin Shi Huang. Additionaly, 523 globally memorable people have passed away in present day China including Genghis Khan, Confucius, and Mao Zedong.

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Over the past 100 years, athletes have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day China, including Liu Xiang, Wang Junxia, and Zhu Jianhua. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day China, including Mao Zedong, Qin Shi Huang, and Huang Xianfan.

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