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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia ranks 49th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Colombia, Slovenia, and Estonia. 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 politicians and religious figures and the death place of many religious figures and politicians.

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is a country in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. With a land area of approximately 2,150,000 km2 (830,000 sq mi), Saudi Arabia is geographically the largest sovereign state in Western Asia, the second-largest in the Arab world, the fifth-largest in Asia, and the 12th-largest in the world. Saudi Arabia is bordered by Jordan and Iraq to the north, Kuwait to the northeast, Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates to the east, Oman to the southeast and Yemen to the south; it is separated from the Sinai (Egypt) in the north-west by the Gulf of Aqaba. Saudi Arabia is the only country with both a Red Sea coast and a Persian Gulf coast, and most of its terrain consists of arid desert, lowland and mountains. As of October 2018, the Saudi economy was the largest in the Middle East and the 18th largest in the world. Saudi Arabia also has one of the world's youngest populations, with approximately 50 percent of its population of 34.2 million being under 25 years old. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1994, present day Saudi Arabia was the birth place of 174 globally memorable people, including Muhammad, Umar, and Ali. Additionaly, 77 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Saudi Arabia including Muhammad, Umar, and Abu Bakr.

People Born in Present Day Saudi Arabia

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People Deceased in Present Day Saudi Arabia

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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, Mohamed Al-Deayea, and Saeed Al-Owairan. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Saudi Arabia, including Umar, Uthman, and Muawiyah I.

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