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Lebanon ranks 71st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Venezuela, Armenia, and Kenya. Memorable people born in present day Lebanon include Saint Barbara, Dido, and Khalil Gibran. Memorable people who died in Lebanon include Origen, Rafic Hariri, 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 known as 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. Lebanon is home to roughly six million people and covers an area of 10,452 square kilometres (4,036 sq mi), making it one of the smallest countries in the world. 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 119 globally memorable people, including Saint Barbara, Dido, and Khalil Gibran. Additionaly, 51 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Lebanon including Origen, Rafic Hariri, and Amin al-Husseini.

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 (40), singers (17), writers (14), religious figures (12), and actors (8),  while most who died were politicians (29), religious figures (8), writers (4), philosophers (2), and singers (2).

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 Dido, Severus Alexander, 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.