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Liberia

Liberia ranks 150th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Burundi, Yemen, and Kuwait. Memorable people born in present day Liberia include Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, George Weah, and Charles Taylor. Memorable people who died in Liberia include Gustav Nachtigal, Samuel Doe, 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-southwest. It covers an area of 111,369 square kilometres (43,000 sq mi) and has a population of around 5,000,000. English is the official language, but over 20 indigenous languages are spoken, representing the numerous ethnic groups who make up more than 95% of the population. The country's capital and largest city is Monrovia. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1895 and 1992, present day Liberia was the birth place of 14 globally memorable people, including Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, George Weah, and Charles Taylor. Additionaly, 11 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Liberia including Gustav Nachtigal, Samuel Doe, and William Tolbert.

People Born in Present Day Liberia

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People Deceased in Present Day Liberia

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Most individuals born in present day Liberia were politicians (7), soccer players (5), social activists (1), and religious figures (1),  while most who died were politicians (10) and explorers (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Liberia, including Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Charles Taylor, and Samuel Doe. 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 5 globally memorable people born in present day Liberia since 1700.