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Portugal ranks 35th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Mexico, Egypt, and Serbia. Memorable people born in present day Portugal include Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, and Bartolomeu Dias. Memorable people who died in Portugal include Charles I of Austria, António de Oliveira Salazar, and Prince Henry the Navigator. Portugal has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country whose mainland is located on the Iberian Peninsula of Southwestern Europe, and whose territory also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira. It features the westernmost point in continental Europe, and its Iberian portion is bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain, the sole country to have a land border with Portugal. Its two archipelagos form two autonomous regions with their own regional governments. Lisbon is the capital and largest city by population. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 180 BC and 2002, present day Portugal was the birth place of 555 globally memorable people, including Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, and Bartolomeu Dias. Additionaly, 235 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Portugal including Charles I of Austria, António de Oliveira Salazar, and Prince Henry the Navigator.

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People Deceased in Present Day Portugal

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Most individuals born in present day Portugal were soccer players (184), politicians (134), writers (39), explorers (29), and singers (27),  while most who died were politicians (106), writers (29), companions (19), explorers (13), and soccer players (11).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Portugal, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Fernando Santos, and Luís Figo. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Portugal, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Fernando Santos, and Luís Figo.

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