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Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Democratic Republic of the Congo ranks 91st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Costa Rica, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Memorable people born in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo include Patrice Lumumba, Mobutu Sese Seko, and Laurent-Désiré Kabila. Memorable people who died in Democratic Republic of the Congo include Patrice Lumumba, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, and Joseph Kasa-Vubu. Democratic Republic of the Congo has been the birth place of many soccer players, and politicians and the death place of many politicians, and soccer players.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), also known as the DR Congo, Congo-Kinshasa, Congo-Zaire, or simply either Congo or the Congo, is a country in Central Africa. By land area, the DRC is the second-largest country in Africa and the 11th-largest in the world. With a population of around 105 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most populous Francophone country in the world. The national capital and largest city is Kinshasa, which is also the economic center. The country is bordered by the Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, the Cabinda exclave of Angola, and the South Atlantic Ocean. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 1883 and 2002, present day Democratic Republic of the Congo was the birth place of 110 globally memorable people, including Patrice Lumumba, Mobutu Sese Seko, and Laurent-Désiré Kabila. Additionaly, 13 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo including Patrice Lumumba, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, and Joseph Kasa-Vubu.

People Born in Present Day Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Newly Added People Born in Present Day Democratic Republic of the Congo

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People Deceased in Present Day Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Newly Added People Deceased in Present Day Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo were soccer players (66), politicians (18), basketball players (8), singers (6), and religious figures (4),  while most who died were politicians (5), soccer players (4), religious figures (2), explorers (1), and diplomats (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo, including Claude Makélélé, Ndaye Mulamba, and Kembo Uba Kembo. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo, including Claude Makélélé, Ndaye Mulamba, and Kembo Uba Kembo.

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Overlapping Lives

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