Afghanistan ranks 3,510th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Sant'Angelo Lodigiano, Tumaco, and St. Cloud, Minnesota. Memorable people born in Afghanistan include Tahir ibn Husayn, Jalal-ud-din Khalji, and Amr ibn al-Layth. Memorable people who died in Afghanistan include Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Pir Muhammad, and Jalaluddin Haqqani. Afghanistan has been the birth place of many politicians and historians and the death place of many politicians and extremists. Afghanistan is located in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast. Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. Its population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 0 and 1220, Afghanistan was the birth place of 4 globally memorable people, including Tahir ibn Husayn, Jalal-ud-din Khalji, and Amr ibn al-Layth. Additionaly, 3 globally memorable people have passed away in Afghanistan including Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Pir Muhammad, and Jalaluddin Haqqani.