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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 known as Persia and officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in West Asia. It is bordered by Iraq to the west and Turkey to the northwest, Azerbaijan, Armenia, the Caspian Sea and Turkmenistan to the north, Afghanistan to the east, Pakistan to the southeast, the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to the south. It covers an area of 1.648 million square kilometers, making it the world's 17th-largest country. Iran has around 90 million people, making it the world's 17th most populous country. Its capital and largest city is Tehran with around 16 million people in its metropolitan area. 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, 220 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Iran including Avicenna, Omar Khayyam, and Al-Ghazali.

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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.