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Mexico ranks 36th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Portugal, Ireland, and Finland. Memorable people born in present day Mexico include Frida Kahlo, Anthony Quinn, and Diego Rivera. Memorable people who died in Mexico include Frida Kahlo, Leon Trotsky, and Gabriel García Márquez. Mexico has been the birth place of many actors and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Mexico covers 1,972,550 square kilometers (761,610 sq mi) and has approximately 128,649,565 inhabitants, making it the world's 13th-largest country by area, 10th-most-populous country, and most populous Spanish-speaking nation. It is a federation comprising 31 states and Mexico City, its capital city and largest metropolis. Other major urban areas include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana, Ciudad Juárez, and León. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1999, present day Mexico was the birth place of 346 globally memorable people, including Frida Kahlo, Anthony Quinn, and Diego Rivera. Additionaly, 178 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Mexico including Frida Kahlo, Leon Trotsky, and Gabriel García Márquez.

People Born in Present Day Mexico

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People Deceased in Present Day Mexico

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Most individuals born in present day Mexico were actors (77), soccer players (72), politicians (70), writers (20), and singers (16),  while most who died were politicians (68), writers (23), actors (15), painters (11), and soccer players (10).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Mexico, including Antonio Carbajal, Jorge Campos, and Javier Hernández. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Mexico, including Anthony Quinn, Salma Hayek, and Cantinflas.

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