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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 the second-largest country in Europe, after Russia, which it borders to the east and north-east. Ukraine also shares borders with Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; Romania and Moldova to the south; and has a coastline along the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. It covers an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), with a population of about 41.5 million, and is the eighth-most populous country in Europe. The country's 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.