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Malta

Malta

Malta ranks 100th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind North Korea, Panama, and Taiwan. Memorable people born in present day Malta include Alessandro Cagliostro, Edward de Bono, and Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Memorable people who died in Malta include Dragut, Jean Parisot de Valette, and Abraham Abulafia. Malta has been the birth place of many politicians and singers and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta and formerly Melita, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. It lies 80 km (50 mi) south of Italy, 284 km (176 mi) east of Tunisia, and 333 km (207 mi) north of Libya. With a population of about 515,000 over an area of 316 km2 (122 sq mi), Malta is the world's tenth smallest country in area and fourth most densely populated sovereign country. Its capital is Valletta, which is the smallest national capital in the European Union by area at 0.8 km2 (0.31 sq mi). The official and national language is Maltese, which is descended from Sicilian Arabic that developed during the Emirate of Sicily, while English serves as the second official language. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2002, present day Malta was the birth place of 42 globally memorable people, including Alessandro Cagliostro, Edward de Bono, and Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Additionaly, 16 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Malta including Dragut, Jean Parisot de Valette, and Abraham Abulafia.

People Born in Present Day Malta

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People Deceased in Present Day Malta

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Most individuals born in present day Malta were politicians (15), singers (14), writers (3), soccer players (3), and religious figures (2),  while most who died were politicians (7), writers (4), painters (2), military personnels (1), and actors (1).

Over the past 100 years, singers have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Malta, including Chiara Siracusa, Ira Losco, and Morena. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Malta, including Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, and George Abela.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 10 globally memorable people born in present day Malta since 1700.