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Jordan ranks 112th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Nepal, Somalia, and Dominican Republic. Memorable people born in present day Jordan include Aaron, Hussein of Jordan, and Al-Mansur. Memorable people who died in Jordan include Moses, John the Baptist, and Simon the Zealot. Jordan has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures and the death place of many politicians and religious figures.

Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is a country in Western Asia. It is situated at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe, within the Levant region, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south and east, Iraq to the northeast, Syria to the north, and the Palestinian West Bank, Israel, and the Dead Sea to the west. It has a 26 km (16 mi) coastline on the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea to the southwest. The Gulf of Aqaba separates Jordan from Egypt. Amman is Jordan's capital and largest city, as well as its economic, political, and cultural centre. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1396 BC and 1998, present day Jordan was the birth place of 44 globally memorable people, including Aaron, Hussein of Jordan, and Al-Mansur. Additionaly, 31 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Jordan including Moses, John the Baptist, and Simon the Zealot.

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Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Jordan, including Hussein of Jordan, Abdullah II of Jordan, and Fayez Tarawneh. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Jordan, including Hussein of Jordan, As-Saffah, and Al-Mahdi.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 7 globally memorable people born in present day Jordan since 1700.