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Pakistan ranks 63rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Morocco, Tunisia, and Azerbaijan. Memorable people born in present day Pakistan include Akbar, Shah Jahan, and Chanakya. Memorable people who died in Pakistan include Osama bin Laden, Guru Nanak, and Muhammad Iqbal. 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 225.2 million, and has the world's second-largest Muslim population. Pakistan is the 33rd-largest country by area, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. It 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 north, 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 158 globally memorable people, including Akbar, Shah Jahan, and Chanakya. Additionaly, 69 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Pakistan including Osama bin Laden, Guru Nanak, and Muhammad Iqbal.

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Most individuals born in present day Pakistan were politicians (54), actors (32), writers (16), singers (8), and cricketers (7),  while most who died were politicians (38), writers (7), social activists (6), religious figures (5), and actors (3).

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 Porus.

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