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Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia ranks 53rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Lithuania, Latvia, and Chile. Memorable people born in present day Saudi Arabia include Muhammad, Umar, and Ali. Memorable people who died in Saudi Arabia include Muhammad, Umar, and Abu Bakr. Saudi Arabia has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many religious figures and politicians.

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a country on the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It has a land area of about 2,150,000 km2 (830,000 sq mi), making it the fifth-largest country in Asia, the second-largest in the Arab world, and the largest in Western Asia. It is bordered by the Red Sea to the west; Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait to the north; the Persian Gulf, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates to the east; Oman to the southeast; and Yemen to the south. Bahrain is an island country off the east coast. The Gulf of Aqaba in the northwest separates Saudi Arabia from Egypt. Saudi Arabia is the only country with a coastline along both the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, and most of its terrain consists of arid desert, lowland, steppe, and mountains. Its capital and largest city is Riyadh. The country is home to Mecca and Medina, the two holiest cities in Islam. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2000, present day Saudi Arabia was the birth place of 250 globally memorable people, including Muhammad, Umar, and Ali. Additionaly, 108 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Saudi Arabia including Muhammad, Umar, and Abu Bakr.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Saudi Arabia, including Majed Abdullah, Sami Al-Jaber, and Saeed Al-Owairan. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Saudi Arabia, including Majed Abdullah, Sami Al-Jaber, and Saeed Al-Owairan.

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