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Dominican Republic ranks 109th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Nepal, Mali, and Bangladesh. Memorable people born in present day Dominican Republic include Rafael Trujillo, Oscar de la Renta, and Théodore Chassériau. Memorable people who died in Dominican Republic include Rafael Trujillo, Alonso de Ojeda, and Falco. Dominican Republic has been the birth place of many politicians and baseball players and the death place of many politicians and explorers.

The Dominican Republic is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region. It occupies the eastern five-eighths of the island, which it shares with Haiti, making Hispaniola one of only two Caribbean islands, along with Saint Martin, that is shared by two sovereign states. The Dominican Republic is the second-largest nation in the Antilles by area at 48,671 square kilometers (18,792 sq mi), and third-largest by population, with approximately 10.8 million people, of whom approximately 3.3 million live in the metropolitan area of Santo Domingo, the capital city. The official language of the country is Spanish. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1478 and 1996, present day Dominican Republic was the birth place of 43 globally memorable people, including Rafael Trujillo, Oscar de la Renta, and Théodore Chassériau. Additionaly, 11 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Dominican Republic including Rafael Trujillo, Alonso de Ojeda, and Falco.

People Born in Present Day Dominican Republic

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Most individuals born in present day Dominican Republic were politicians (13), baseball players (7), actors (5), musicians (2), and religious figures (2),  while most who died were politicians (8), explorers (2), and singers (1).

Over the past 100 years, baseball players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Dominican Republic, including Manny Ramirez, Sammy Sosa, and Pedro Martínez. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Dominican Republic, including Rafael Trujillo, Joaquín Balaguer, and Danilo Medina.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 13 globally memorable people born in present day Dominican Republic since 1700.