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Martinique ranks 142nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Tanzania, El Salvador, and Qatar. Memorable people born in present day Martinique include Empress Joséphine, Frantz Fanon, and Alexandre de Beauharnais. Memorable people who died in Martinique include Aimé Césaire, Edward Low, and Juan Crisóstomo Falcón. Martinique has been the birth place of many soccer players and writers and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Martinique is an island and an overseas department/region and single territorial collectivity of France. An integral part of the French Republic, Martinique is located in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea. It has a land area of 1,128 km2 (436 sq mi) and a population of 376,480 inhabitants as of January 2016. One of the Windward Islands, it is directly north of Saint Lucia, northwest of Barbados and south of Dominica. Martinique is also an Outermost Region (OMR) of the European Union and a special territory of the European Union; the currency in use is the euro. Virtually the entire population speaks both French and Martinican Creole. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1760 and 1991, present day Martinique was the birth place of 22 globally memorable people, including Empress Joséphine, Frantz Fanon, and Alexandre de Beauharnais. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Martinique including Aimé Césaire, Edward Low, and Juan Crisóstomo Falcón.

People Born in Present Day Martinique

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Most individuals born in present day Martinique were soccer players (6), writers (4), politicians (2), handball players (2), and fencers (2),  while most who died were politicians (2), writers (1), and pirates (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Martinique, including Gérard Janvion, Emmanuel Rivière, and David Regis. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Martinique, including Gérard Janvion, Emmanuel Rivière, and David Regis.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 5 globally memorable people born in present day Martinique since 1700.