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Malaysia

Malaysia ranks 105th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Mongolia, Haiti, and Nepal. Memorable people born in present day Malaysia include Mahathir Mohamad, Tunku Abdul Rahman, and Abdul Halim of Kedah. Memorable people who died in Malaysia include Tunku Abdul Rahman, Abdul Halim of Kedah, and Hisaichi Terauchi. Malaysia has been the birth place of many politicians and actors and the death place of many politicians and military personnels.

Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. The federal constitutional monarchy consists of thirteen states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo's East Malaysia. Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand and maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia. East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam. Kuala Lumpur is the national capital and largest city while Putrajaya is the seat of the federal government. With a population of over 32 million, Malaysia is the world's 43th-most populous country. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia is in Tanjung Piai. In the tropics, Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries, home to a number of endemic species. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1993, present day Malaysia was the birth place of 40 globally memorable people, including Mahathir Mohamad, Tunku Abdul Rahman, and Abdul Halim of Kedah. Additionaly, 12 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Malaysia including Tunku Abdul Rahman, Abdul Halim of Kedah, and Hisaichi Terauchi.

People Born in Present Day Malaysia

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People Deceased in Present Day Malaysia

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Most individuals born in present day Malaysia were politicians (20), actors (3), soccer players (3), film directors (2), and racing drivers (2),  while most who died were politicians (9), military personnels (2), and racing drivers (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Malaysia, including Mahathir Mohamad, Abdul Halim of Kedah, and Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Malaysia, including Mahathir Mohamad, Tunku Abdul Rahman, and Abdul Halim of Kedah.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 12 globally memorable people born in present day Malaysia since 1700.