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China ranks 12th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Brazil, Sweden, and Poland. 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 (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion in 2019. Covering approximately 9.6 million square kilometres, it is the world's third or fourth largest country by area. As a one-party state led by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), it exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities, and the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 2900 BC and 2000, present day China was the birth place of 928 globally memorable people, including Confucius, Mao Zedong, and Qin Shi Huang. Additionaly, 372 globally memorable people have passed away in present day China including Genghis Khan, Confucius, and Mao Zedong.

People Born in Present Day China

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Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day China, including Xi Jinping, Hu Jintao, and Jiang Zemin. 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.