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Ukraine ranks 18th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Canada, Turkey, and Austria. Memorable people born in present day Ukraine include Hurrem Sultan, Leon Trotsky, and Leonid Brezhnev. Memorable people who died in Ukraine include Władysław II Jagiełło, Vladimir the Great, and Oleg of Novgorod. Ukraine has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is the second-largest European country after Russia, which it borders to the east and northeast. Ukraine covers approximately 600,000 square kilometres (230,000 sq mi), and had a pre-war population of around 41 million people. It is also bordered by Belarus to the north; by Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; and by Romania and Moldova to the southwest; with a coastline along the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov to the south and southeast. Kyiv is the nation's capital and largest city. The country's national language is Ukrainian, although the majority of the population is also fluent in Russian. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 713 BC and 2002, present day Ukraine was the birth place of 1,083 globally memorable people, including Hurrem Sultan, Leon Trotsky, and Leonid Brezhnev. Additionaly, 228 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Ukraine including Władysław II Jagiełło, Vladimir the Great, and Oleg of Novgorod.

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Most individuals born in present day Ukraine were politicians (197), soccer players (120), writers (104), athletes (79), and singers (41),  while most who died were politicians (61), writers (35), military personnels (19), soccer players (14), and athletes (13).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Ukraine, including Andriy Shevchenko, Oleg Blokhin, and Igor Belanov. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Ukraine, including Hurrem Sultan, Leon Trotsky, and Leonid Brezhnev.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Ukraine since 1700.