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Peru ranks 57th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind New Zealand, Cuba, and Nigeria. Memorable people born in present day Peru include Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Atahualpa, and Mario Vargas Llosa. Memorable people who died in Peru include Francisco Pizarro, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, and Atahualpa. Peru has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and soccer players.

Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the south and west by the Pacific Ocean. Peru is a megadiverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific coastal region in the west to the peaks of the Andes mountains extending from the north to the southeast of the country to the tropical Amazon Basin rainforest in the east with the Amazon river. Peru has a population of 33 million, and its capital and largest city is Lima. At 1.28 million km2, Peru is the 19th largest country in the world, and the third largest in South America. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1230 and 1996, present day Peru was the birth place of 196 globally memorable people, including Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Atahualpa, and Mario Vargas Llosa. Additionaly, 95 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Peru including Francisco Pizarro, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, and Atahualpa.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Peru, including Teófilo Cubillas, Claudio Pizarro, and Héctor Chumpitaz. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Peru, including Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Atahualpa, and Alberto Fujimori.

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