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Democratic Republic of the Congo ranks 92nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Taiwan, Moldova, and Ethiopia. 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 explorers.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is a country in Central Africa bordered to the west by the South Atlantic Ocean. By area, the DRC is the second-largest country in Africa and the 11th-largest in the world. With a population of around 108 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most populous officially Francophone country in the world. The national capital and largest city is Kinshasa, which is also the nation's economic center. The country is bordered to the Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, and the Cabinda exclave of Angola. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1883 and 2002, present day Democratic Republic of the Congo was the birth place of 84 globally memorable people, including Patrice Lumumba, Mobutu Sese Seko, and Laurent-Désiré Kabila. Additionaly, 9 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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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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Most individuals born in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo were soccer players (47), politicians (18), singers (6), basketball players (5), and religious figures (3),  while most who died were politicians (6), explorers (1), religious figures (1), and soccer players (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 Steve Mandanda. 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 Steve Mandanda.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 17 globally memorable people born in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo since 1700.