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El Salvador

El Salvador

El Salvador ranks 151st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Yemen, Kuwait, and Liberia. Memorable people born in present day El Salvador include Óscar Romero, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, and Maximiliano Hernández Martínez. Memorable people who died in El Salvador include Óscar Romero, Agustín Barrios, and José Napoleón Duarte. El Salvador has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures and the death place of many politicians and religious figures.

El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador, is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America. It is bordered on the northeast by Honduras, on the northwest by Guatemala, and on the south by the Pacific Ocean. El Salvador's capital and largest city is San Salvador. As of 2018, the country had a population of approximately 6.42 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1882 and 1975, present day El Salvador was the birth place of 14 globally memorable people, including Óscar Romero, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, and Maximiliano Hernández Martínez. Additionaly, 6 globally memorable people have passed away in present day El Salvador including Óscar Romero, Agustín Barrios, and José Napoleón Duarte.

People Born in Present Day El Salvador

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People Deceased in Present Day El Salvador

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Most individuals born in present day El Salvador were politicians (10), religious figures (1), journalists (1), soccer players (1), and referees (1),  while most who died were politicians (4), religious figures (1), and musicians (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day El Salvador, including Salvador Sánchez Cerén, José Napoleón Duarte, and Carlos Humberto Romero. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day El Salvador, including Salvador Sánchez Cerén, Maximiliano Hernández Martínez, and José Napoleón Duarte.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 8 globally memorable people born in present day El Salvador since 1700.