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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 Miguel de Cervantes. 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, or the Kingdom of Spain, is a country in southwestern Europe with parts of territory in the Atlantic Ocean and across the Mediterranean Sea. The largest part of Spain is situated on the Iberian Peninsula; its territory also includes the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, and the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla in Africa. 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. With an area of 505,990 km2 (195,360 sq mi), Spain is the second-largest country in the European Union (EU) and, with a population exceeding 47.4 million, the fourth-most populous EU member state. Spain's capital and largest city is Madrid; other major urban areas include Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Zaragoza, Málaga, Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Bilbao. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 300 BC and 2007, present day Spain was the birth place of 2,932 globally memorable people, including Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, and Miguel de Cervantes. Additionaly, 1,164 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.