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Paraguay ranks 66th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Pakistan, Tunisia, and Jamaica. Memorable people born in present day Paraguay include Alfredo Stroessner, Francisco Solano López, and José Luis Chilavert. Memorable people who died in Paraguay include Francisco Solano López, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, and José Gervasio Artigas. Paraguay has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and soccer players.

Paraguay, officially the Republic of Paraguay, is a landlocked country in South America. It is bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest. It has a population of 7 million, nearly 3 million of whom live in the capital and largest city of Asunción, and its surrounding metro. Although one of only two landlocked countries in South America, Paraguay has ports on the Paraguay and Paraná rivers that give exit to the Atlantic Ocean, through the Paraná-Paraguay Waterway. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1998, present day Paraguay was the birth place of 167 globally memorable people, including Alfredo Stroessner, Francisco Solano López, and José Luis Chilavert. Additionaly, 41 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Paraguay including Francisco Solano López, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, and José Gervasio Artigas.

People Born in Present Day Paraguay

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People Deceased in Present Day Paraguay

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Most individuals born in present day Paraguay were soccer players (116), politicians (41), tennis players (3), referees (2), and musicians (1),  while most who died were politicians (30), soccer players (8), writers (2), and celebrities (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Paraguay, including José Luis Chilavert, Julio César Romero, and Roque Santa Cruz. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Paraguay, including José Luis Chilavert, Arsenio Erico, and Julio César Romero.

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