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Estonia

Estonia

Estonia ranks 48th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Georgia, Colombia, and Slovenia. Memorable people born in present day Estonia include Catherine I of Russia, Alfred Rosenberg, and Arvo Pärt. Memorable people who died in Estonia include Karl Ernst von Baer, Lennart Meri, and Yuri Lotman. 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 on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea in Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland across from Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea across from Sweden, to the south by Latvia, and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia. The territory of Estonia consists of the mainland and of 2,222 islands in the Baltic Sea, covering a total area of 45,227 km2 (17,462 sq mi), and is influenced by a humid continental climate. Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and Tartu are the largest cities and urban areas in the country. Other notable cities include Narva, Pärnu, Kohtla-Järve and Viljandi. The official language of the country, Estonian, is the second-most-spoken Finnic language. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1995, present day Estonia was the birth place of 183 globally memorable people, including Catherine I of Russia, Alfred Rosenberg, and Arvo Pärt. Additionaly, 55 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Estonia including Karl Ernst von Baer, Lennart Meri, and Yuri Lotman.

People Born in Present Day Estonia

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People Deceased in Present Day Estonia

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Most individuals born in present day Estonia were politicians (45), soccer players (21), singers (20), writers (14), and athletes (13),  while most who died were politicians (14), writers (11), biologists (6), military personnels (4), and athletes (4).

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 Ragnar Klavan. 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 Lennart Meri.

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