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Yemen ranks 146th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Guyana, Republic of the Congo, and Liberia. Memorable people born in present day Yemen include Uwais al-Qarani, Ali Abdullah Saleh, and Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. Memorable people who died in Yemen include Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din, and Peter Forsskål. Yemen has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures and the death place of many politicians and biologists.

Yemen, officially the Republic of Yemen, is a country in Western Asia, on the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders Saudi Arabia to the north and Oman to the northeast and shares maritime borders with Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia. It is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula, occupying 555,000 square kilometres. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 kilometres. Yemen's constitutionally stated capital, and largest city, is the city of Sanaa, but the city has been under Houthi rebel control since February 2015 as well as Aden, which is also controlled by the Southern Transitional Council since 2018. Its executive administration resides in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 589 and 1998, present day Yemen was the birth place of 18 globally memorable people, including Uwais al-Qarani, Ali Abdullah Saleh, and Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. Additionaly, 6 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Yemen including Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din, and Peter Forsskål.

People Born in Present Day Yemen

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People Deceased in Present Day Yemen

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Most individuals born in present day Yemen were politicians (11), religious figures (1), businesspeople (1), singers (1), and geographers (1),  while most who died were politicians (2), biologists (1), geographers (1), extremists (1), and boxers (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Yemen, including Ali Abdullah Saleh, Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, and Muhammad al-Badr. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Yemen, including Ali Abdullah Saleh, Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, and Abu Musa al-Ash'ari.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 6 globally memorable people born in present day Yemen since 1700.