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Togo ranks 125th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Suriname. Memorable people born in present day Togo include Gnassingbé Eyadéma, Sylvanus Olympio, and Edem Kodjo. Memorable people who died in Togo include Sylvanus Olympio and Massamasso Tchangai. Togo has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and soccer players.

Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north. The country extends south to the Gulf of Guinea, where its capital Lomé is located. Togo covers 57,000 square kilometres, making it one of the smallest countries in Africa, with a population of approximately 7.9 million, as well as one of the narrowest countries in the world with a width of less than 115 km (71 mi) between Ghana and its slightly larger eastern neighbor, Benin. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1902 and 1994, present day Togo was the birth place of 30 globally memorable people, including Gnassingbé Eyadéma, Sylvanus Olympio, and Edem Kodjo. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Togo including Sylvanus Olympio and Massamasso Tchangai.

People Born in Present Day Togo

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Most individuals born in present day Togo were soccer players (21), politicians (8), and writers (1),  while most who died were politicians (1) and soccer players (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Togo, including Emmanuel Adebayor, Mohamed Kader, and Massamasso Tchangai. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Togo, including Emmanuel Adebayor, Mohamed Kader, and Massamasso Tchangai.

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