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Liberia ranks 145th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Martinique, Guyana, and Republic of the Congo. Memorable people born in present day Liberia include Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, George Weah, and Charles Taylor. Memorable people who died in Liberia include Samuel Doe, Gustav Nachtigal, and William Tolbert. Liberia has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and explorers.

Liberia, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast. It is bordered by Sierra Leone to its northwest, Guinea to its north, Ivory Coast to its east, and the Atlantic Ocean to its south and southwest. It has a population of around 5 million and covers an area of 111,369 square kilometers (43,000 sq mi). English is the official language, but over 20 indigenous languages are spoken, reflecting the country's ethnic and cultural diversity. The country's capital and largest city is Monrovia. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1875 and 1992, present day Liberia was the birth place of 18 globally memorable people, including Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, George Weah, and Charles Taylor. Additionaly, 13 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Liberia including Samuel Doe, Gustav Nachtigal, and William Tolbert.

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Most individuals born in present day Liberia were politicians (9), soccer players (7), social activists (1), and religious figures (1),  while most who died were politicians (12) and explorers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Liberia, including George Weah, Ola John, and Christopher Wreh. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Liberia, including Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Charles Taylor, and Samuel Doe.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 7 globally memorable people born in present day Liberia since 1700.