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Poland ranks 12th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Brazil, Sweden, and India. Memorable people born in present day Poland include Nicolaus Copernicus, Frédéric Chopin, and Marie Curie. Memorable people who died in Poland include Nicolaus Copernicus, Paul von Hindenburg, and L. L. Zamenhof. Poland has been the birth place of many politicians, and soccer players and the death place of many politicians, and writers.

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central and Eastern Europe. It extends from the Baltic Sea in the north to the Sudetes and Carpathian Mountains in the south, while its longest river is the Vistula. Poland has a temperate transitional climate and is the fifth-most populous member state of the European Union, with its sixteen voivodeships having a total population of over 38 million and covering a combined area of 312,696 km2 (120,733 sq mi). It is bordered by Lithuania and Russia to the northeast, Belarus and Ukraine to the east, Slovakia and the Czech Republic to the south, and Germany to the west. The nation's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Wrocław, Łódź, Poznań, and Gdańsk. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 0 and 2005, present day Poland was the birth place of 1,692 globally memorable people, including Nicolaus Copernicus, Frédéric Chopin, and Marie Curie. Additionaly, 663 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Poland including Nicolaus Copernicus, Paul von Hindenburg, and L. L. Zamenhof.

People Born in Present Day Poland

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People Deceased in Present Day Poland

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Occupations

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Poland, including Miroslav Klose, Robert Lewandowski, and Grzegorz Lato. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Poland, including David Ben-Gurion, Lech Wałęsa, and Paul von Hindenburg.

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Overlapping Lives

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