Cultural Production in

Present Day

Portugal

Icon of countryPortugal

Portugal ranks 34th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Croatia, Finland, and Mexico. 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, Prince Henry the Navigator, and Eusébio. 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 located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe. It is the westernmost sovereign state in mainland Europe, being bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, both autonomous regions with their own regional governments. The official and national language is Portuguese. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 180 BC and 2000, present day Portugal was the birth place of 479 globally memorable people, including Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, and Bartolomeu Dias. Additionaly, 210 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Portugal including Charles I of Austria, Prince Henry the Navigator, and Eusébio.

People Born in Present Day Portugal

Go to all Rankings

Newly Added People Born in Present Day Portugal

Go to all Rankings

People Deceased in Present Day Portugal

Go to all Rankings

Newly Added People Deceased in Present Day Portugal

Go to all Rankings

Most individuals born in present day Portugal were soccer players (164), politicians (110), writers (34), explorers (26), and singers (26),  while most who died were politicians (95), writers (26), companions (19), explorers (12), and soccer players (10).

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

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