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Japan ranks 6th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind France, Germany, and Italy. Memorable people born in present day Japan include Hirohito, Akihito, and Matsuo Bashō. Memorable people who died in Japan include Hirohito, Matsuo Bashō, and Hokusai. Japan has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and soccer players.

Japan is an island country located in East Asia. It is bordered by the Sea of Japan to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east, and spans more than 3,000 kilometers (1,900 mi) along the coast of the continent from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Philippine Sea in the south. Part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, Japan encompasses a stratovolcanic archipelago of about 6,852 islands, with five main islands comprising 97% of the country's total area of 377,975 square kilometers (145,937 sq mi). Read more on Wikipedia

Between 711 BC and 2006, present day Japan was the birth place of 3,115 globally memorable people, including Hirohito, Akihito, and Matsuo Bashō. Additionaly, 511 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Japan including Hirohito, Matsuo Bashō, and Hokusai.

People Born in Present Day Japan

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Japan, including Kunishige Kamamoto, Akira Kitaguchi, and Tsukasa Hosaka. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Japan, including Kunishige Kamamoto, Takeshi Kamo, and Akira Kitaguchi.

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