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Peru

Peru ranks 61st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Kazakhstan, Algeria, and Pakistan. Memorable people born in present day Peru include Mario Vargas Llosa, Alberto Fujimori, and Carlos Castaneda. Memorable people who died in Peru include Francisco Pizarro, Atahualpa, and Túpac Amaru. 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 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 vertically extending from the north to the southeast of the country to the tropical Amazon Basin rainforest in the east with the Amazon river. 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 0 and 1994, present day Peru was the birth place of 124 globally memorable people, including Mario Vargas Llosa, Alberto Fujimori, and Carlos Castaneda. Additionaly, 63 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Peru including Francisco Pizarro, Atahualpa, and Túpac Amaru.

People Born in Present Day Peru

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People Deceased in Present Day Peru

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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 Paolo Guerrero. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Peru, including Alberto Fujimori, Túpac Amaru, and Javier Pérez de Cuéllar.

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