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India ranks 11th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Spain, Brazil, and Sweden. Memorable people born in present day India include Mahatma Gandhi, Rama, and Ashoka. Memorable people who died in India include Gautama Buddha, Vasco da Gama, and Mahatma Gandhi. India has been the birth place of many actors and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers.

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand, Myanmar, and Indonesia. The nation's capital city is New Delhi. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 2000 BC and 2008, present day India was the birth place of 1,493 globally memorable people, including Mahatma Gandhi, Rama, and Ashoka. Additionaly, 609 globally memorable people have passed away in present day India including Gautama Buddha, Vasco da Gama, and Mahatma Gandhi.

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Most individuals born in present day India were actors (482), politicians (291), writers (127), religious figures (61), and singers (60),  while most who died were politicians (195), writers (83), actors (80), religious figures (41), and philosophers (30).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day India, including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Julie Christie. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day India, including Amitabh Bachchan, Vivien Leigh, and Shah Rukh Khan.

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