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Colombia ranks 46th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Belarus, Slovakia, and Georgia. Memorable people born in present day Colombia include Pablo Escobar, Gabriel García Márquez, and Atahualpa. Memorable people who died in Colombia include Pablo Escobar, Simón Bolívar, and Carlos Gardel. Colombia has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and soccer players.

Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a transcontinental country largely in the north of South America, with territories in North America. Colombia is bounded on the north by the Caribbean Sea, the northwest by Panama, the south by Ecuador and Peru, the east by Venezuela, the southeast by Brazil, and the west by the Pacific Ocean. It comprises 32 departments and the Capital District of Bogotá, the country's largest city. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1997, present day Colombia was the birth place of 189 globally memorable people, including Pablo Escobar, Gabriel García Márquez, and Atahualpa. Additionaly, 44 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Colombia including Pablo Escobar, Simón Bolívar, and Carlos Gardel.

People Born in Present Day Colombia

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People Deceased in Present Day Colombia

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Most individuals born in present day Colombia were soccer players (87), politicians (27), cyclists (15), actors (14), and singers (6),  while most who died were politicians (21), soccer players (9), explorers (3), religious figures (2), and writers (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Colombia, including René Higuita, Carlos Valderrama, and James Rodríguez. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Colombia, including René Higuita, Carlos Valderrama, and James Rodríguez.

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