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Lebanon

Lebanon ranks 72nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Paraguay, Venezuela, and Afghanistan. Memorable people born in present day Lebanon include Khalil Gibran, Severus Alexander, and Ahab. Memorable people who died in Lebanon include Origen, Amin al-Husseini, and Raymond III, Count of Tripoli. Lebanon has been the birth place of many politicians and singers and the death place of many politicians and religious figures.

Lebanon, officially known as the Republic of Lebanon, is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south, while Cyprus is west across the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon's location at the crossroads of the Mediterranean Basin and the Arabian hinterland had contributed to its rich history and shaped a cultural identity of religious and ethnic diversity. At just 10,452 km2, it is the smallest recognized sovereign state on the mainland Asian continent. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1000 BC and 1993, present day Lebanon was the birth place of 87 globally memorable people, including Khalil Gibran, Severus Alexander, and Ahab. Additionaly, 43 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Lebanon including Origen, Amin al-Husseini, and Raymond III, Count of Tripoli.

People Born in Present Day Lebanon

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People Deceased in Present Day Lebanon

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Most individuals born in present day Lebanon were politicians (34), singers (10), religious figures (9), writers (8), and actors (6),  while most who died were politicians (27), religious figures (7), writers (2), philosophers (1), and noblemen (1).

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 Émile Lahoud. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Lebanon, including Severus Alexander, Ahab, and Michel Aoun.

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