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Côte d'Ivoire ranks 90th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Philippines, Ethiopia, and North Macedonia. Memorable people born in present day Côte d'Ivoire include Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Laurent Gbagbo, and Yaya Touré. Memorable people who died in Côte d'Ivoire include Bernard Binlin Dadié, Robert Guéï, and Amadou Hampâté Bâ. Côte d'Ivoire has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d'Ivoire, officially the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a country located on the south coast of West Africa. Ivory Coast's political capital is Yamoussoukro in the centre of the country, while its economic capital and largest city is the port city of Abidjan. It borders Guinea to the northwest, Liberia to the west, Mali to the northwest, Burkina Faso to the northeast, Ghana to the east, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. The official language of the republic is French, with local indigenous languages also being widely used that include Baoulé, Dioula, Dan, Anyin, and Cebaara Senufo. In total, there are around 78 different languages spoken in Ivory Coast. The country has large populations of adherents of Christianity, Islam and various indigenous religions. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1905 and 1998, present day Côte d'Ivoire was the birth place of 53 globally memorable people, including Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Laurent Gbagbo, and Yaya Touré. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Côte d'Ivoire including Bernard Binlin Dadié, Robert Guéï, and Amadou Hampâté Bâ.

People Born in Present Day Côte d'Ivoire

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People Deceased in Present Day Côte d'Ivoire

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Most individuals born in present day Côte d'Ivoire were soccer players (38), politicians (5), athletes (4), singers (2), and religious figures (1),  while most who died were politicians (2), writers (1), and singers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Côte d'Ivoire, including Yaya Touré, Gervinho, and Basile Boli. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Côte d'Ivoire, including Yaya Touré, Gervinho, and Basile Boli.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 7 globally memorable people born in present day Côte d'Ivoire since 1700.