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Puerto Rico ranks 97th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, and Honduras. Memorable people born in present day Puerto Rico include Joaquin Phoenix, Raul Julia, and Benicio del Toro. Memorable people who died in Puerto Rico include Pablo Casals, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and John Hawkins. Puerto Rico has been the birth place of many actors and singers and the death place of many politicians and military personnels.

Puerto Rico, officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States. It is located in the northeast Caribbean Sea, approximately 1,000 miles (1,600 km) southeast of Miami, Florida. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1827 and 1994, present day Puerto Rico was the birth place of 59 globally memorable people, including Joaquin Phoenix, Raul Julia, and Benicio del Toro. Additionaly, 11 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Puerto Rico including Pablo Casals, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and John Hawkins.

People Born in Present Day Puerto Rico

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People Deceased in Present Day Puerto Rico

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Most individuals born in present day Puerto Rico were actors (16), singers (11), politicians (5), wrestlers (4), and boxers (3),  while most who died were politicians (3), military personnels (2), boxers (2), musicians (1), and writers (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Puerto Rico, including Joaquin Phoenix, Raul Julia, and Benicio del Toro. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Puerto Rico, including Joaquin Phoenix, Raul Julia, and Benicio del Toro.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 12 globally memorable people born in present day Puerto Rico since 1700.