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Uzbekistan ranks 66th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Syria, Paraguay, and Kazakhstan. Memorable people born in present day Uzbekistan include Avicenna, Timur, and Al-Biruni. Memorable people who died in Uzbekistan include Muhammad al-Bukhari, Alp Arslan, and Ulugh Beg. Uzbekistan has been the birth place of many soccer players, and politicians and the death place of many politicians, and writers.

Uzbekistan, officially the Republic of Uzbekistan, is a doubly landlocked country located in Central Asia. It is surrounded by five countries: Kazakhstan to the north, Kyrgyzstan to the northeast, Tajikistan to the southeast, Afghanistan to the south, and Turkmenistan to the southwest, making it one of only two doubly landlocked countries on Earth, the other being Liechtenstein. Uzbekistan is part of the Turkic world, as well as a member of the Organization of Turkic States. Uzbek is the majority language, while Russian is widely spoken and understood. Islam is the predominant religion, and most Uzbeks are Sunni Muslims. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 705 and 2004, present day Uzbekistan was the birth place of 190 globally memorable people, including Avicenna, Timur, and Al-Biruni. Additionaly, 46 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Uzbekistan including Muhammad al-Bukhari, Alp Arslan, and Ulugh Beg.

People Born in Present Day Uzbekistan

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People Deceased in Present Day Uzbekistan

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Uzbekistan were soccer players (39), politicians (32), athletes (15), boxers (15), and writers (11),  while most who died were politicians (17), writers (7), religious figures (4), military personnels (4), and astronomers (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Uzbekistan, including Vasilis Hatzipanagis, Maksim Shatskikh, and Server Djeparov. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Uzbekistan, including Vasilis Hatzipanagis, Maksim Shatskikh, and Server Djeparov.

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Overlapping Lives

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