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El Salvador ranks 140th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Faroe Islands, The Bahamas, and Tanzania. 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 soccer players and the death place of many politicians and religious figures.

El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador, is a 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. The country's population in 2021 is estimated to be 6.8 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1882 and 1990, present day El Salvador was the birth place of 22 globally memorable people, including Óscar Romero, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, and Maximiliano Hernández Martínez. Additionaly, 9 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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Newly Added People Deceased in Present Day El Salvador

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Most individuals born in present day El Salvador were politicians (12), soccer players (5), religious figures (2), journalists (1), and referees (1),  while most who died were politicians (6), religious figures (1), musicians (1), and soccer players (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 Nayib Bukele. 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 10 globally memorable people born in present day El Salvador since 1700.