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Croatia ranks 31st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Egypt, Romania, and South Korea. Memorable people born in present day Croatia include Nikola Tesla, Diocletian, and Rüstem Pasha. Memorable people who died in Croatia include Diocletian, Franjo Tuđman, and Julius Nepos. Croatia has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia, is a country in Southeast Europe. It borders Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro to the southeast, sharing a maritime border with Italy. Its capital, Zagreb, forms one of the country's primary subdivisions, along with twenty counties. Croatia has an area of 56,594 square kilometres and a population of 4.07 million, most of whom are Catholics. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 300 BC and 2000, present day Croatia was the birth place of 364 globally memorable people, including Nikola Tesla, Diocletian, and Rüstem Pasha. Additionaly, 87 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Croatia including Diocletian, Franjo Tuđman, and Julius Nepos.

People Born in Present Day Croatia

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People Deceased in Present Day Croatia

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Most individuals born in present day Croatia were soccer players (124), politicians (39), writers (25), singers (24), and tennis players (21),  while most who died were politicians (32), writers (18), soccer players (8), religious figures (4), and composers (4).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Croatia, including Dražan Jerković, Luka Modrić, and Davor Šuker. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Croatia, including Dražan Jerković, Luka Modrić, and Davor Šuker.

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