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Tanzania ranks 139th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Monaco, Faroe Islands, and The Bahamas. Memorable people born in present day Tanzania include Freddie Mercury, Julius Nyerere, and Benjamin Mkapa. Memorable people who died in Tanzania include Benjamin Mkapa, Tippu Tip, and Eduardo Mondlane. Tanzania has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures and the death place of many politicians and noblemen.

Tanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania, is a country in East Africa within the African Great Lakes region. It borders Uganda to the north; Kenya to the northeast; Comoro Islands and the Indian Ocean to the east; Mozambique and Malawi to the south; Zambia to the southwest; and Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, is in northeastern Tanzania. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1834 and 1992, present day Tanzania was the birth place of 23 globally memorable people, including Freddie Mercury, Julius Nyerere, and Benjamin Mkapa. Additionaly, 8 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Tanzania including Benjamin Mkapa, Tippu Tip, and Eduardo Mondlane.

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Most individuals born in present day Tanzania were politicians (13), religious figures (2), actors (2), journalists (2), and musicians (1),  while most who died were politicians (6), noblemen (1), and religious figures (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Tanzania, including Julius Nyerere, Benjamin Mkapa, and Ali Hassan Mwinyi. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Tanzania, including Julius Nyerere, Benjamin Mkapa, and Tippu Tip.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 7 globally memorable people born in present day Tanzania since 1700.