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Singapore

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Singapore ranks 126th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Zambia, Suriname, and Togo. Memorable people born in present day Singapore include Lee Kuan Yew, Halimah Yacob, and Lee Hsien Loong. Memorable people who died in Singapore include Lee Kuan Yew, Robert Mugabe, and Sydney Brenner. Singapore has been the birth place of many politicians and actors and the death place of many politicians and biologists.

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. It lies about one degree of latitude north of the equator, off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, bordering the Straits of Malacca to the west, the Riau Islands (Indonesia) to the south, and the South China Sea to the east. The country's territory is composed of one main island, 63 satellite islands and islets, and one outlying islet, the combined area of which has increased by 25% since the country's independence as a result of extensive land reclamation projects. It has the second greatest population density in the world. With a multicultural population and recognising the need to respect cultural identities, Singapore has four official languages; English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil. English is the lingua franca. Multiracialism is enshrined in the constitution and continues to shape national policies in education, housing, and politics. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1344 and 1995, present day Singapore was the birth place of 29 globally memorable people, including Lee Kuan Yew, Halimah Yacob, and Lee Hsien Loong. Additionaly, 13 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Singapore including Lee Kuan Yew, Robert Mugabe, and Sydney Brenner.

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Most individuals born in present day Singapore were politicians (12), actors (3), musicians (2), writers (2), and soccer players (2),  while most who died were politicians (9), biologists (1), musicians (1), architects (1), and actors (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Singapore, including Lee Kuan Yew, Halimah Yacob, and Lee Hsien Loong. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Singapore, including Lee Kuan Yew, Halimah Yacob, and Lee Hsien Loong.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 7 globally memorable people born in present day Singapore since 1700.