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Guinea ranks 117th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Jordan, Guatemala, and Uganda. Memorable people born in present day Guinea include Ahmed Sékou Touré, Alpha Condé, and Sundiata Keita. Memorable people who died in Guinea include Amílcar Cabral, Lansana Conté, and Mory Kanté. Guinea has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and social activists.

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 0 and 1997, present day Guinea was the birth place of 33 globally memorable people, including Ahmed Sékou Touré, Alpha Condé, and Sundiata Keita. Additionaly, 7 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Guinea including Amílcar Cabral, Lansana Conté, and Mory Kanté.

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 soccer players (15), politicians (14), religious figures (1), singers (1), and military personnels (1),  while most who died were politicians (4), social activists (2), and singers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Guinea, including Naby Keïta, Florentin Pogba, and Titi Camara. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Guinea, including Naby Keïta, Florentin Pogba, and Titi Camara.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 6 globally memorable people born in present day Guinea since 1700.