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Cuba ranks 55th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Chile, Saudi Arabia, and New Zealand. Memorable people born in present day Cuba include Fidel Castro, Raúl Castro, and Fulgencio Batista. Memorable people who died in Cuba include Fidel Castro, Ramón Mercader, and Juan Ponce de León. Cuba has been the birth place of many politicians and athletes and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is an island country comprising the island of Cuba, as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos. Cuba is located where the northern Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and Atlantic Ocean meet. Cuba is located east of the Yucatán Peninsula (Mexico), south of both the American state of Florida and the Bahamas, west of Hispaniola, and north of both Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Havana is the largest city and capital; other major cities include Santiago de Cuba and Camagüey. The official area of the Republic of Cuba is 109,884 km2 (42,426 sq mi) but a total of 350,730 km2 (135,420 sq mi) including the exclusive economic zone. Cuba is the second-most populous country in the Caribbean after Haiti, with over 11 million inhabitants. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1803 and 1999, present day Cuba was the birth place of 248 globally memorable people, including Fidel Castro, Raúl Castro, and Fulgencio Batista. Additionaly, 59 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Cuba including Fidel Castro, Ramón Mercader, and Juan Ponce de León.

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Most individuals born in present day Cuba were politicians (53), athletes (48), actors (20), boxers (20), and writers (17),  while most who died were politicians (18), writers (7), explorers (6), military personnels (4), and musicians (3).

Over the past 100 years, athletes have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Cuba, including Javier Sotomayor, Alberto Juantorena, and Ana Fidelia Quirot. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Cuba, including Fidel Castro, Raúl Castro, and Fulgencio Batista.

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