Cultural Production in

Present Day

Iran

Icon of countryIran

Iran ranks 36th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Egypt, Serbia, and Portugal. Memorable people born in present day Iran include Zoroaster, Omar Khayyam, and Al-Ghazali. Memorable people who died in Iran include Avicenna, Omar Khayyam, and Al-Ghazali. Iran has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Iran, also called Persia, and officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered by Iraq and Turkey to the west, by Azerbaijan and Armenia to the northwest, by the Caspian Sea and Turkmenistan to the north, by Afghanistan and Pakistan to the east, and by the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to the south. It covers an area of 1,648,195 km2 (636,372 sq mi), making it the fourth-largest country entirely in Asia and the second-largest country in Western Asia behind Saudi Arabia. Iran has a population of 85 million, making it the 17th-most populous country in the world. Its largest cities, in descending order, are the capital Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan, Karaj, Shiraz, and Tabriz. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 2000 BC and 2003, present day Iran was the birth place of 528 globally memorable people, including Zoroaster, Omar Khayyam, and Al-Ghazali. Additionaly, 218 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Iran including Avicenna, Omar Khayyam, and Al-Ghazali.

People Born in Present Day Iran

Go to all Rankings

Newly Added People Born in Present Day Iran

Go to all Rankings

People Deceased in Present Day Iran

Go to all Rankings

Newly Added People Deceased in Present Day Iran

Go to all Rankings

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Iran, including Ali Daei, Sardar Azmoun, and Ali Parvin. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Iran, including Cyrus the Great, Xerxes I, and Darius III.

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