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Pakistan ranks 60th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Cuba, Kazakhstan, and Algeria. Memorable people born in present day Pakistan include Akbar, Shah Jahan, and Bhagat Singh. Memorable people who died in Pakistan include Osama bin Laden, Bhagat Singh, and Guru Nanak. Pakistan has been the birth place of many politicians and actors and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world's fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212.2 million. It has the world's second-largest Muslim population. It is the 33rd-largest country by area, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 500 BC and 1997, present day Pakistan was the birth place of 125 globally memorable people, including Akbar, Shah Jahan, and Bhagat Singh. Additionaly, 51 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Pakistan including Osama bin Laden, Bhagat Singh, and Guru Nanak.

People Born in Present Day Pakistan

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People Deceased in Present Day Pakistan

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Most individuals born in present day Pakistan were politicians (48), actors (21), writers (13), social activists (6), and singers (6),  while most who died were politicians (27), writers (6), religious figures (5), social activists (4), and extremists (2).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Pakistan, including Benazir Bhutto, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and Manmohan Singh. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Pakistan, including Akbar, Shah Jahan, and Al-Walid I.

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