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Estonia

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Estonia ranks 49th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Belarus, Colombia, and Saudi Arabia. Memorable people born in present day Estonia include Catherine I of Russia, Alfred Rosenberg, and Emil Lenz. Memorable people who died in Estonia include Edgar de Wahl, Karl Ernst von Baer, and Lennart Meri. Estonia has been the birth place of many politicians, and soccer players and the death place of many politicians, and writers.

Estonia, officially the Republic of Estonia, is a country by the Baltic Sea in Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland across from Finland, to the west by the sea across from Sweden, to the south by Latvia, and to the east by Lake Peipsi and Russia. The territory of Estonia consists of the mainland, the larger islands of Saaremaa and Hiiumaa, and over 2,300 other islands and islets on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, covering a total area of 45,335 square kilometres (17,504 sq mi). Tallinn, the capital city, and Tartu are the two largest urban areas of the country. The Estonian language is the indigenous and official language of Estonia; it is the first language of the majority of its population, the world's second-most spoken Finnic language as well as the third-most spoken Uralic language. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 1459 and 2002, present day Estonia was the birth place of 351 globally memorable people, including Catherine I of Russia, Alfred Rosenberg, and Emil Lenz. Additionaly, 112 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Estonia including Edgar de Wahl, Karl Ernst von Baer, and Lennart Meri.

People Born in Present Day Estonia

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People Deceased in Present Day Estonia

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Estonia were politicians (79), soccer players (47), writers (34), athletes (30), and singers (25),  while most who died were politicians (24), writers (20), composers (9), athletes (9), and military personnels (7).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Estonia, including Valeri Karpin, Andres Oper, and Mart Poom. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Estonia, including Catherine I of Russia, Alfred Rosenberg, and Konstantin Päts.

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Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Estonia since 1700.