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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo ranks 138th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Benin, Tanzania, and Macedonia. 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 Théodore Sindikubwabo. Democratic Republic of the Congo has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as DR Congo, the DRC, DROC, Congo-Kinshasa, or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa. It was formerly called Zaire (1971–1997). It is, by area, the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa, the second-largest in all of Africa, and the 11th-largest in the world. With a population of over 84 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most populous officially Francophone country, the fourth-most-populous country in Africa, and the 16th-most-populous country in the world. Eastern DR Congo has been the scene of ongoing military conflict in Kivu, since 2015. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1883 and 1992, present day Democratic Republic of the Congo was the birth place of 18 globally memorable people, including Patrice Lumumba, Mobutu Sese Seko, and Laurent-Désiré Kabila. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo including Théodore Sindikubwabo.

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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Most individuals born in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo were politicians (11), soccer players (3), social activists (1), religious figures (1), and celebrities (1),  while most who died were politicians (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo, including Patrice Lumumba, Mobutu Sese Seko, and Laurent-Désiré Kabila. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo, including Patrice Lumumba, Mobutu Sese Seko, and Laurent-Désiré Kabila.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 7 globally memorable people born in present day Democratic Republic of the Congo since 1700.