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Portugal ranks 33rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind South Korea, Croatia, and Iran. Memorable people born in present day Portugal include Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, and Bartolomeu Dias. Memorable people who died in Portugal include António de Oliveira Salazar, 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 companions.

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost sovereign state of 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 1999, present day Portugal was the birth place of 370 globally memorable people, including Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, and Bartolomeu Dias. Additionaly, 160 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Portugal including António de Oliveira Salazar, Prince Henry the Navigator, and Eusébio.

People Born in Present Day Portugal

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People Deceased in Present Day Portugal

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Most individuals born in present day Portugal were soccer players (122), politicians (100), explorers (25), writers (23), and singers (18),  while most who died were politicians (83), companions (19), writers (17), explorers (10), and soccer players (5).

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 Fernando Santos. 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 Fernando Santos.

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