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Slovakia ranks 43rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Bulgaria, South Africa, and Iraq. Memorable people born in present day Slovakia include Alexander Dubček, Elizabeth of Hungary, and Philipp Lenard. Memorable people who died in Slovakia include Elizabeth Báthory, Louis I of Hungary, and Jozef Tiso. Slovakia has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Slovakia, officially the Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the southwest, and the Czech Republic to the northwest. Slovakia's territory spans about 49,000 square kilometres (19,000 sq mi) and is mostly mountainous. The population is over 5.4 million and consists mostly of ethnic Slovaks. The capital and largest city is Bratislava, and the second-largest city is Košice. The official language is Slovak. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 990 and 1997, present day Slovakia was the birth place of 299 globally memorable people, including Alexander Dubček, Elizabeth of Hungary, and Philipp Lenard. Additionaly, 62 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Slovakia including Elizabeth Báthory, Louis I of Hungary, and Jozef Tiso.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Slovakia, including Ján Popluhár, Václav Ježek, and Karol Dobiaš. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Slovakia, including Ferdinand Daučík, Ján Popluhár, and Alfréd Schaffer.

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