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Mali

Mali

Mali ranks 109th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Kosovo, Bangladesh, and Bolivia. Memorable people born in present day Mali include Musa I of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, and Modibo Keïta. Memorable people who died in Mali include Sundiata Keita, Modibo Keïta, and Ali Farka Touré. Mali has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and singers.

Mali, officially the Republic of Mali is a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa, with an area of just over 1,240,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi). The population of Mali is 19.1 million. 67% of its population was estimated to be under the age of 25 in 2017. Its capital is Bamako. The sovereign state of Mali consists of eight regions and its borders on the north reach deep into the middle of the Sahara Desert, while the country's southern part, where the majority of inhabitants live, features the Niger and Senegal rivers. The country's economy centers on agriculture and mining. Some of Mali's prominent natural resources include gold, being the third largest producer of gold in the African continent, and salt. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1998, present day Mali was the birth place of 34 globally memorable people, including Musa I of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, and Modibo Keïta. Additionaly, 5 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Mali including Sundiata Keita, Modibo Keïta, and Ali Farka Touré.

People Born in Present Day Mali

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People Deceased in Present Day Mali

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Most individuals born in present day Mali were soccer players (13), politicians (12), singers (3), musicians (2), and coaches (1),  while most who died were politicians (2), singers (2), and racing drivers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Mali, including Seydou Keita, Salif Keïta, and Mahamadou Diarra. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Mali, including Seydou Keita, Salif Keïta, and Mahamadou Diarra.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 3 globally memorable people born in present day Mali since 1700.