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Vietnam ranks 80th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, and Uzbekistan. Memorable people born in present day Vietnam include Ho Chi Minh, Võ Nguyên Giáp, and Ngo Dinh Diem. Memorable people who died in Vietnam include Ho Chi Minh, Robert Capa, and Võ Nguyên Giáp. Vietnam has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is a country in Southeast Asia. It is located at the eastern edge of the Indochinese Peninsula, and is divided into 58 provinces and five municipalities, covering 331,699 square kilometres, with a population of over 96 million inhabitants, making it the world's sixteenth-most populous country. Vietnam shares borders with China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west; whilst maintaining maritime borders with Thailand through the Gulf of Thailand, and the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia through the South China Sea. Its capital is Hanoi and its largest city is Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Read more on Wikipedia

Between 192 and 1997, present day Vietnam was the birth place of 106 globally memorable people, including Ho Chi Minh, Võ Nguyên Giáp, and Ngo Dinh Diem. Additionaly, 52 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Vietnam including Ho Chi Minh, Robert Capa, and Võ Nguyên Giáp.

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Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Vietnam, including Nguyễn Phú Trọng, Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, and Ieng Sary. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh, Ngo Dinh Diem, and Bảo Đại.

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