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Taiwan ranks 89th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Albania, Hong Kong, and Costa Rica. Memorable people born in present day Taiwan include Tsai Ing-wen, Ang Lee, and Teresa Teng. Memorable people who died in Taiwan include Chiang Kai-shek, Subhas Chandra Bose, and Koxinga. Taiwan has been the birth place of many actors and politicians and the death place of many politicians and religious figures.

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a country in East Asia. It is located at the junction of the East and South China Seas in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, with the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the northwest, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. The territories controlled by the ROC consist of 168 islands, with a combined area of 36,193 square kilometres (13,974 sq mi). The main island of Taiwan, also known as Formosa, 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, Taipei, forms along with New Taipei City and Keelung the largest metropolitan area of Taiwan. Other major cities include Taoyuan, Taichung, Tainan, and Kaohsiung. With around 23.9 million inhabitants, Taiwan is among the most densely populated countries in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1670 and 1999, present day Taiwan was the birth place of 97 globally memorable people, including Tsai Ing-wen, Ang Lee, and Teresa Teng. Additionaly, 25 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Taiwan including Chiang Kai-shek, Subhas Chandra Bose, and Koxinga.

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Most individuals born in present day Taiwan were actors (25), politicians (19), singers (10), athletes (9), and tennis players (7),  while most who died were politicians (15), religious figures (3), military personnels (2), philosophers (1), and pirates (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.