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Russia ranks 7th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Germany, France, and Italy. Memorable people born in present day Russia include Immanuel Kant, Vladimir Lenin, and Fyodor Dostoevsky. Memorable people who died in Russia include Immanuel Kant, Joseph Stalin, and Vladimir Lenin. Russia has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It is the largest country in the world, covering 17,125,191 square kilometres (6,612,073 sq mi) and encompassing more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. It extends across eleven time zones, and has borders with sixteen sovereign nations. Russia has a population of 146.2 million; it is the most populous country in Europe, and the ninth-most populous country in the world. Moscow, the capital, is the largest city in Europe, while Saint Petersburg is the nation's second-largest city and cultural centre. Russians are the largest Slavic and European nation; they speak Russian, the most spoken Slavic language, and the most spoken native language in Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 95 BC and 2005, present day Russia was the birth place of 2,689 globally memorable people, including Immanuel Kant, Vladimir Lenin, and Fyodor Dostoevsky. Additionaly, 1,612 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Russia including Immanuel Kant, Joseph Stalin, and Vladimir Lenin.

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Over the past 100 years, athletes have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Russia, including Elvīra Ozoliņa, Vasily Alekseyev, and Yuriy Sedykh. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Russia, including Vladimir Lenin, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Peter the Great.

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