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Kosovo ranks 113th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka, and Somalia. Memorable people born in present day Kosovo include Lazar of Serbia, Miloš Obilić, and Mara Branković. Memorable people who died in Kosovo include Murad I, Lazar of Serbia, and Miloš Obilić. Kosovo has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and military personnels.

Kosovo, officially the Republic of Kosovo, is a partially recognised state in Southeastern Europe. It lies at the centre of the Balkans, occupying an area of 10,887 km2 (4,203 sq mi), with a population of c. 1.8 million; and is bordered by the uncontested territory of Serbia to the north and east, North Macedonia to the southeast, Albania to the southwest, and Montenegro to the west. Kosovo unilaterally declared its independence from Serbia on 17 February 2008, and has since gained diplomatic recognition as a sovereign state by 96 member states of the United Nations. Most of central Kosovo is dominated by the vast plains and fields of Metohija and Kosovo. The Accursed Mountains and Šar Mountains rise in the southwest and southeast, respectively. Its capital and largest city is Pristina. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1329 and 1991, present day Kosovo was the birth place of 39 globally memorable people, including Lazar of Serbia, Miloš Obilić, and Mara Branković. Additionaly, 8 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Kosovo including Murad I, Lazar of Serbia, and Miloš Obilić.

People Born in Present Day Kosovo

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Most individuals born in present day Kosovo were soccer players (17), politicians (14), writers (3), singers (2), and military personnels (1),  while most who died were politicians (5), military personnels (2), and writers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Kosovo, including Xherdan Shaqiri, Miloš Krasić, and Valon Behrami. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Kosovo, including Xherdan Shaqiri, Miloš Krasić, and Valon Behrami.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 4 globally memorable people born in present day Kosovo since 1700.