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Spain ranks 8th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind France, Italy, and Russia. Memorable people born in present day Spain include Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, and Carles Puigdemont. Memorable people who died in Spain include Christopher Columbus, Salvador Dalí, and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. Spain has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a country in Southwestern Europe with some pockets of territory in the Mediterranean Sea, offshore in the Atlantic Ocean and across the Strait of Gibraltar. Its continental European territory is situated on the Iberian Peninsula, and its insular territory includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, several small islands in the Alboran Sea and the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. The Spanish territory also includes the African semi-exclaves of Ceuta, Melilla and Peñon de Vélez across the Strait of Gibraltar. The country's mainland is bordered to the south by Gibraltar, to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea; to the north by France, Andorra and the Bay of Biscay; and to the west by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 300 BC and 2007, present day Spain was the birth place of 2,596 globally memorable people, including Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, and Carles Puigdemont. Additionaly, 1,042 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Spain including Christopher Columbus, Salvador Dalí, and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Spain, including Luis Suárez, Francisco Gento, and Miguel Muñoz. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Spain, including Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Luis Suárez, and Francisco Gento.

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