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Lithuania ranks 51st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Colombia, Slovenia, and Latvia. Memorable people born in present day Lithuania include Władysław II Jagiełło, Józef Piłsudski, and Vytautas. Memorable people who died in Lithuania include Władysław IV Vasa, Vytautas, and Gediminas. Lithuania has been the birth place of many politicians and basketball players and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania, is a country in the Baltic region of Europe. It is one of the Baltic states, and lies on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the southeast of Sweden and the east of Denmark, with Latvia to the north, Belarus to the east and south, Poland to the south, and Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia to the southwest. Lithuania covers an area of 65,300 km2 (25,200 sq mi), with a population of 2.7 million. Its capital and largest city is Vilnius; other major cities are Kaunas and Klaipėda. Lithuanians belong to the ethno-linguistic group of the Balts, and speak Lithuanian; one of only two living Baltic languages. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1203 and 1997, present day Lithuania was the birth place of 235 globally memorable people, including Władysław II Jagiełło, Józef Piłsudski, and Vytautas. Additionaly, 41 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Lithuania including Władysław IV Vasa, Vytautas, and Gediminas.

People Born in Present Day Lithuania

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People Deceased in Present Day Lithuania

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Most individuals born in present day Lithuania were politicians (50), basketball players (36), writers (20), soccer players (18), and athletes (16),  while most who died were politicians (18), writers (9), religious figures (4), composers (2), and noblemen (1).

Over the past 100 years, basketball players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Lithuania, including Uljana Semjonova, Arvydas Sabonis, and Modestas Paulauskas. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Lithuania, including Władysław II Jagiełło, Józef Piłsudski, and Vytautas.

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