Cultural Production in

Present Day

Ireland

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Ireland ranks 37th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Portugal, Serbia, and Iran. Memorable people born in present day Ireland include Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, and James Joyce. Memorable people who died in Ireland include Ivar the Boneless, Jonathan Swift, and George Boole. Ireland has been the birth place of many actors and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. 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 2001, present day Ireland was the birth place of 460 globally memorable people, including Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, and James Joyce. Additionaly, 126 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Ireland including Ivar the Boneless, Jonathan Swift, and George Boole.

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People Deceased in Present Day Ireland

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Most individuals born in present day Ireland were actors (69), soccer players (63), politicians (62), writers (52), and singers (34),  while most who died were politicians (40), writers (28), religious figures (6), actors (5), and athletes (5).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Ireland, including Roy Keane, Tony Dunne, and Robbie Keane. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Ireland, including Michael Gambon, Peter O'Toole, and Pierce Brosnan.

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