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Tunisia ranks 61st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Iceland, Algeria, and Morocco. Memorable people born in present day Tunisia include Hannibal, Ibn Khaldun, and Claudia Cardinale. Memorable people who died in Tunisia include Louis IX of France, Apuleius, and Tertullian. Tunisia has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Tunisia, officially the Republic of Tunisia, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It is bordered by Algeria to the west and southwest, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east; covering 163,610 km2 (63,170 sq mi), Tunisia is the smallest country in North Africa. It contains the eastern end of the Atlas Mountains and the northern reaches of the Sahara desert, with much of its remaining territory arable land. Its 1,300 km (810 mi) of coastline include the African conjunction of the western and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Basin. Tunisia's northernmost point, Cape Angela, is also the northernmost point of Africa. Its population was 11.7 million in 2019, and the capital and largest city is Tunis, located on the northeast coast, which lends the country its name. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 633 BC and 1997, present day Tunisia was the birth place of 163 globally memorable people, including Hannibal, Ibn Khaldun, and Claudia Cardinale. Additionaly, 42 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Tunisia including Louis IX of France, Apuleius, and Tertullian.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Tunisia, including Sadok Sassi, Mohamed Akid, and Ziad Tlemçani. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Tunisia, including Sadok Sassi, Mohamed Akid, and Ziad Tlemçani.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 24 globally memorable people born in present day Tunisia since 1700.