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Lebanon ranks 75th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, and Kenya. Memorable people born in present day Lebanon include Saint Barbara, Dido, and Severus Alexander. Memorable people who died in Lebanon include Origen, Jude the Apostle, and Amin al-Husseini. Lebanon has been the birth place of many politicians and singers and the death place of many politicians and religious figures.

Lebanon, officially the Republic of Lebanon or the Lebanese Republic, is a country in Western Asia. It is located between Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south, while Cyprus lies to its west across the Mediterranean Sea; its location at the crossroads of the Mediterranean Basin and the Arabian hinterland has contributed to its rich history and shaped a cultural identity of religious diversity. It is part of the Levant region of the Middle East. Lebanon is home to roughly six million people and covers an area of 10,452 square kilometres (4,036 sq mi), making it the second smallest country in continental Asia. The official language of the state is Arabic, while French is also formally recognized; the Lebanese dialect of Arabic is used alongside Modern Standard Arabic throughout the country. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1000 BC and 1993, present day Lebanon was the birth place of 138 globally memorable people, including Saint Barbara, Dido, and Severus Alexander. Additionaly, 65 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Lebanon including Origen, Jude the Apostle, and Amin al-Husseini.

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Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Lebanon, including Michel Aoun, Rafic Hariri, and Bachir Gemayel. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Lebanon, including Dido, Severus Alexander, and Ahab.

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