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Greece ranks 21st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Ukraine, Argentina, and Belgium. Memorable people born in present day Greece include Alexander the Great, Aristotle, and Plato. Memorable people who died in Greece include Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates. Greece has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country in Southeast Europe. It is situated on the southern tip of the Balkans, and is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Greece shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Sea of Crete and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Greece has the longest coastline on the Mediterranean Basin, featuring thousands of islands. The country consists of nine traditional geographic regions, and has a population of approximately 10.7 million. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 2780 BC and 1998, present day Greece was the birth place of 855 globally memorable people, including Alexander the Great, Aristotle, and Plato. Additionaly, 443 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Greece including Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Greece, including Antonios Nikopolidis, Theodoros Zagorakis, and Angelos Charisteas. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Greece, including Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Pericles, and Philip II of Macedon.

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