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Uzbekistan

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Uzbekistan ranks 79th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind North Macedonia, Ghana, and Côte d'Ivoire. Memorable people born in present day Uzbekistan include Avicenna, Timur, and Al-Biruni. Memorable people who died in Uzbekistan include Muhammad al-Bukhari, Ulugh Beg, and Alp Arslan. 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 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, Turkmenistan to the south-west. Its capital and largest city is Tashkent. Uzbekistan is part of the Turkic speaking world, as well as a member of the Turkic Council. While the Uzbek language is the majority spoken language in Uzbekistan, Russian has widespread use as an inter-ethnic tongue and in governance. Islam is the majority religion in Uzbekistan, with the majority of Uzbeks being non-denominational Muslims. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 810 and 1996, present day Uzbekistan was the birth place of 107 globally memorable people, including Avicenna, Timur, and Al-Biruni. Additionaly, 29 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Uzbekistan including Muhammad al-Bukhari, Ulugh Beg, and Alp Arslan.

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Most individuals born in present day Uzbekistan were soccer players (25), politicians (21), boxers (7), athletes (7), and writers (6),  while most who died were politicians (10), writers (6), religious figures (4), astronomers (3), and military personnels (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 Dimitris Papadopoulos. 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 Dimitris Papadopoulos.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 17 globally memorable people born in present day Uzbekistan since 1700.