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Taiwan ranks 90th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Albania, Hong Kong, and Moldova. Memorable people born in present day Taiwan include Tsai Ing-wen, Lee Teng-hui, and Teresa Teng. Memorable people who died in Taiwan include Chiang Kai-shek, Subhas Chandra Bose, and Lee Teng-hui. Taiwan has been the birth place of many actors and politicians and the death place of many politicians and military personnels.

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a country in East Asia. Neighbouring countries include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the northwest, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. The main island of Taiwan has an area of 35,808 square kilometres (13,826 sq mi), with mountain ranges dominating the eastern two-thirds and plains in the western third, where its highly urbanised population is concentrated. The capital is Taipei, which, along with New Taipei and Keelung, forms the largest metropolitan area of Taiwan. Other major cities include Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan and Taoyuan. With 23.57 million inhabitants, Taiwan is among the most densely populated countries. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1670 and 1999, present day Taiwan was the birth place of 77 globally memorable people, including Tsai Ing-wen, Lee Teng-hui, and Teresa Teng. Additionaly, 22 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Taiwan including Chiang Kai-shek, Subhas Chandra Bose, and Lee Teng-hui.

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Most individuals born in present day Taiwan were actors (20), politicians (15), singers (8), tennis players (7), and athletes (5),  while most who died were politicians (15), military personnels (2), philosophers (1), film directors (1), and painters (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Taiwan, including Brigitte Lin, Shu Qi, and Sylvia Chang. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Taiwan, including Brigitte Lin, Shu Qi, and Sylvia Chang.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 5 globally memorable people born in present day Taiwan since 1700.