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Libya ranks 99th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Honduras, Puerto Rico, and Panama. Memorable people born in present day Libya include Eratosthenes, Muammar Gaddafi, and Septimius Severus. Memorable people who died in Libya include Muammar Gaddafi, Aristippus, and Omar Mukhtar. Libya has been the birth place of many politicians and philosophers and the death place of many politicians and philosophers.

Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region in North Africa. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad to the south, Niger to the southwest, Algeria to the west, and Tunisia to the northwest. Libya is made of three historical regions: Tripolitania, Fezzan, and Cyrenaica. With an area of almost 700,000 square miles, it is the fourth-largest country in Africa and the Arab world, and the 16th-largest in the world. Libya has the 10th-largest proven oil reserves in the world. The largest city and capital, Tripoli, is located in western Libya and contains over three million of Libya's seven million people. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 900 BC and 2000, present day Libya was the birth place of 59 globally memorable people, including Eratosthenes, Muammar Gaddafi, and Septimius Severus. Additionaly, 25 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Libya including Muammar Gaddafi, Aristippus, and Omar Mukhtar.

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Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Libya, including Muammar Gaddafi, Fayez al-Sarraj, and Abdurrahim El-Keib. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Libya, including Muammar Gaddafi, Septimius Severus, and Simon of Cyrene.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 14 globally memorable people born in present day Libya since 1700.