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Senegal

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Senegal ranks 86th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Lebanon, Montenegro, and Côte d'Ivoire. Memorable people born in present day Senegal include Léopold Sédar Senghor, Ségolène Royal, and Abdoulaye Wade. Memorable people who died in Senegal include Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Hissène Habré, and Ahmadou Ahidjo. Senegal has been the birth place of many soccer players, and politicians and the death place of many politicians, and writers.

Senegal, officially the Republic of Senegal, is the westernmost country in continental Africa, situated on the Atlantic Ocean coastline. Senegal is bordered by Mauritania to the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast and Guinea-Bissau to the southwest. Senegal nearly surrounds The Gambia, a country occupying a narrow sliver of land along the banks of the Gambia River, which separates Senegal's southern region of Casamance from the rest of the country. Senegal also shares a maritime border with Cape Verde. Senegal's economic and political capital is Dakar. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 1906 and 2002, present day Senegal was the birth place of 138 globally memorable people, including Léopold Sédar Senghor, Ségolène Royal, and Abdoulaye Wade. Additionaly, 15 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Senegal including Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Hissène Habré, and Ahmadou Ahidjo.

People Born in Present Day Senegal

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People Deceased in Present Day Senegal

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Senegal were soccer players (90), politicians (15), writers (8), basketball players (5), and singers (3),  while most who died were politicians (4), writers (3), explorers (1), film directors (1), and racing drivers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Senegal, including Patrick Vieira, Sadio Mané, and Patrice Evra. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Senegal, including Patrick Vieira, Sadio Mané, and Patrice Evra.

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Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 17 globally memorable people born in present day Senegal since 1700.