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Yemen ranks 148th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind United Arab Emirates, Tajikistan, and Burundi. 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 Peter Forsskål, Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din, and Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani. Yemen has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures and the death place of many biologists and politicians.

Yemen, officially the Republic of Yemen, is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula, occupying 527,970 square kilometres. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 kilometres. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Gulf of Aden and Guardafui Channel to the south, and Oman to the east. Yemen's territory encompasses more than 200 islands, including the Socotra islands in the Guardafui Channel. Yemen is characterized as a failed state with high necessity of transformation. Yemen's constitutionally stated capital 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 16 globally memorable people, including Uwais al-Qarani, Ali Abdullah Saleh, and Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Yemen including Peter Forsskål, Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din, and Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani.

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 (9), religious figures (1), singers (1), businesspeople (1), and geographers (1),  while most who died were biologists (1), politicians (1), geographers (1), and extremists (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 4 globally memorable people born in present day Yemen since 1700.