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Trinidad and Tobago ranks 101st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Panama, Libya, and Cyprus. Memorable people born in present day Trinidad and Tobago include V. S. Naipaul, Haddaway, and Nicki Minaj. Memorable people who died in Trinidad and Tobago include Adolf Bastian, George Maxwell Richards, and Oliver Hazard Perry. Trinidad and Tobago has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and psychologists.

Trinidad and Tobago, officially the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is the southernmost island country in the Caribbean and is known for its fossil-fuel wealth. Consisting of the main islands Trinidad and Tobago, and numerous much smaller islands, it is situated 130 kilometres south of Grenada and 11 kilometres off the coast of northeastern Venezuela. It shares maritime boundaries with Barbados to the northeast, Grenada to the northwest and Venezuela to the south and west. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1813 and 1993, present day Trinidad and Tobago was the birth place of 56 globally memorable people, including V. S. Naipaul, Haddaway, and Nicki Minaj. Additionaly, 8 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Trinidad and Tobago including Adolf Bastian, George Maxwell Richards, and Oliver Hazard Perry.

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Most individuals born in present day Trinidad and Tobago were soccer players (19), politicians (11), athletes (9), singers (5), and writers (3),  while most who died were politicians (5), psychologists (1), military personnels (1), and biologists (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Trinidad and Tobago, including Dwight Yorke, Silvio Spann, and Dennis Lawrence. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Trinidad and Tobago, including Dwight Yorke, Silvio Spann, and Dennis Lawrence.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 13 globally memorable people born in present day Trinidad and Tobago since 1700.