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Guinea

Guinea ranks 134th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Myanmar (Burma), Suriname, and Uganda. Memorable people born in present day Guinea include Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Ahmed Sékou Touré, and Alpha Condé. Memorable people who died in Guinea include Amílcar Cabral, Lansana Conté, and Louis Lansana Beavogui. Guinea has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many social activists and politicians.

Guinea, officially the Republic of Guinea, is a west-coastal country in West Africa. Formerly known as French Guinea, the modern country is sometimes referred to as Guinea-Conakry to distinguish it from other countries with "Guinea" in the name and the eponymous region, such as Guinea-Bissau and Equatorial Guinea. Guinea has a population of 12.4 million and an area of 245,857 square kilometres (94,926 sq mi). Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1190 and 1997, present day Guinea was the birth place of 20 globally memorable people, including Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Ahmed Sékou Touré, and Alpha Condé. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Guinea including Amílcar Cabral, Lansana Conté, and Louis Lansana Beavogui.

People Born in Present Day Guinea

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People Deceased in Present Day Guinea

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Most individuals born in present day Guinea were politicians (10), soccer players (7), religious figures (1), singers (1), and military personnels (1),  while most who died were social activists (2) and politicians (2).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Guinea, including Ahmed Sékou Touré, Alpha Condé, and Lansana Conté. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Guinea, including Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Ahmed Sékou Touré, and Alpha Condé.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 5 globally memorable people born in present day Guinea since 1700.