New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.

Cultural Production in

Present Day

Ethiopia

Icon of countryEthiopia

Ethiopia ranks 91st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Costa Rica, Taiwan, and Moldova. Memorable people born in present day Ethiopia include Haile Selassie, Abebe Bikila, and Zewditu. Memorable people who died in Ethiopia include Haile Selassie, Abebe Bikila, and Zewditu. Ethiopia has been the birth place of many athletes and politicians and the death place of many politicians and athletes.

Ethiopia, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea to the north, Djibouti to the northeast, Somalia to the east and northeast, Kenya to the south, South Sudan to the west, and Sudan to the northwest. Ethiopia has a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres. As of 2022, it is home to around 113.5 million inhabitants, making it the 13th-most populous country in the world and the 2nd-most populous in Africa after Nigeria. The national capital and largest city, Addis Ababa, lies several kilometres west of the East African Rift that splits the country into the African and Somali tectonic plates. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1000 BC and 2000, present day Ethiopia was the birth place of 89 globally memorable people, including Haile Selassie, Abebe Bikila, and Zewditu. Additionaly, 27 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Ethiopia including Haile Selassie, Abebe Bikila, and Zewditu.

People Born in Present Day Ethiopia

Go to all Rankings

Newly Added People Born in Present Day Ethiopia

Go to all Rankings

People Deceased in Present Day Ethiopia

Go to all Rankings

Newly Added People Deceased in Present Day Ethiopia

Go to all Rankings

Most individuals born in present day Ethiopia were athletes (46), politicians (29), religious figures (3), actors (2), and musicians (1),  while most who died were politicians (17), athletes (2), religious figures (2), explorers (1), and military personnels (1).

Over the past 100 years, athletes have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Ethiopia, including Abebe Bikila, Haile Gebrselassie, and Mamo Wolde. Whereas, throughout history, athletes have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Ethiopia, including Abebe Bikila, Haile Gebrselassie, and Mamo Wolde.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 19 globally memorable people born in present day Ethiopia since 1700.