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 Emirate of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. It is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to the north, and Tajikistan and China to the northeast. Occupying 652,864 square kilometres (252,072 sq mi), the country is predominately mountainous with plains in the north and the southwest that are separated by the Hindu Kush mountains. Its population as of 2020 is 31.4 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks. Kabul serves as its capital and largest city. 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.