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Kazakhstan ranks 69th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Paraguay, Venezuela, and Thailand. Memorable people born in present day Kazakhstan include Tomyris, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and Baibars. Memorable people who died in Kazakhstan include Timur, Cyrus the Great, and Jochi. Kazakhstan has been the birth place of many politicians and athletes and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a transcontinental landlocked country located mainly in Central Asia and partly in Eastern Europe. It borders Russia to the north and west, China to the east, Kyrgyzstan to the southeast, Uzbekistan to the south, and Turkmenistan to the southwest. Its capital is Nur-Sultan, formerly known as Astana until 2019. Almaty, Kazakhstan's largest city, was the country's capital until 1997. Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country, the world's largest Muslim-majority country by land area, and the ninth-largest country in the world overall. It has a population of 19 million people, and one of the lowest population densities in the world, at fewer than 6 people per square kilometre. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 600 BC and 2006, present day Kazakhstan was the birth place of 154 globally memorable people, including Tomyris, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and Baibars. Additionaly, 33 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Kazakhstan including Timur, Cyrus the Great, and Jochi.

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People Deceased in Present Day Kazakhstan

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Most individuals born in present day Kazakhstan were politicians (41), athletes (20), boxers (15), soccer players (12), and cyclists (9),  while most who died were politicians (9), writers (6), military personnels (4), linguists (2), and wrestlers (2).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Kazakhstan, including Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, and Akhmad Kadyrov. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Kazakhstan, including Tomyris, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and Baibars.

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