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Nepal ranks 106th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Malaysia, Malta, and Mongolia. Memorable people born in present day Nepal include Gautama Buddha, Tenzing Norgay, and Maya. Memorable people who died in Nepal include Maya, Śuddhodana, and Tukaram. Nepal has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures and the death place of many politicians and mountaineers.

Nepal, formerly the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is mainly situated in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain, bordering Tibet of China to the north, and India in the south, east, and west, while it is narrowly separated from Bangladesh by the Siliguri Corridor, and from Bhutan by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Nepal is a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-cultural state, with Nepali as the official language. Kathmandu is the nation's capital and the largest city. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 600 BC and 2002, present day Nepal was the birth place of 48 globally memorable people, including Gautama Buddha, Tenzing Norgay, and Maya. Additionaly, 31 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Nepal including Maya, Śuddhodana, and Tukaram.

People Born in Present Day Nepal

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People Deceased in Present Day Nepal

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Most individuals born in present day Nepal were politicians (27), religious figures (5), mountaineers (3), writers (3), and actors (3),  while most who died were politicians (18), mountaineers (5), writers (4), religious figures (3), and actors (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Nepal, including Gyanendra of Nepal, Birendra of Nepal, and Bidhya Devi Bhandari. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Nepal, including Yaśodharā, Gyanendra of Nepal, and Janaka.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 19 globally memorable people born in present day Nepal since 1700.