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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 Leon Trotsky, Hurrem Sultan, and Leonid Brezhnev. Memorable people who died in Ukraine include Alexander III of Russia, Oleg of Novgorod, and Vasily Zaitsev. 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 bordered by Russia to the east and north-east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west; and Romania, Moldova, Crimea, and the Black Sea to the south. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), and is the second-largest country in Europe after Russia. Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42 million, making it the eighth-most populous country in Europe. Its capital and largest city is Kyiv. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 713 BC and 2002, present day Ukraine was the birth place of 914 globally memorable people, including Leon Trotsky, Hurrem Sultan, and Leonid Brezhnev. Additionaly, 193 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Ukraine including Alexander III of Russia, Oleg of Novgorod, and Vasily Zaitsev.

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