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Ireland

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Ireland ranks 37th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Serbia, Portugal, and Iran. Memorable people born in present day Ireland include Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, and Robert Boyle. Memorable people who died in Ireland include Jonathan Swift, George Boole, and Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Ireland has been the birth place of many actors and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean, in north-western Europe. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 451 and 2004, present day Ireland was the birth place of 501 globally memorable people, including Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, and Robert Boyle. Additionaly, 136 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Ireland including Jonathan Swift, George Boole, and Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma.

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People Deceased in Present Day Ireland

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Most individuals born in present day Ireland were actors (75), politicians (67), soccer players (67), writers (55), and singers (34),  while most who died were politicians (41), writers (30), religious figures (8), actors (6), and musicians (6).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Ireland, including Michael Gambon, Pierce Brosnan, and Richard Harris. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Ireland, including Michael Gambon, Pierce Brosnan, and Richard Harris.

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