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Argentina ranks 381st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Turku, Versailles, Yvelines, and Burbank, California. Memorable people born in Argentina include Osvaldo Héctor Cruz, Alfredo Pérez, and Alberto Mario González. Memorable people who died in Argentina include Fernando de la Rúa, Silvina Ocampo, and Francisco Canaro. Argentina has been the birth place of many soccer players and the death place of many boxers and soccer players. Argentina is located in Argentina.

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south. With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, the second largest in South America after Brazil, and the largest Spanish-speaking nation by area. The sovereign state is subdivided into twenty-three provinces and one autonomous city, Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation as decided by Congress. The provinces and the capital have their own constitutions, but exist under a federal system. Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1908 and 1993, Argentina was the birth place of 27 globally memorable people, including Osvaldo Héctor Cruz, Alfredo Pérez, and Alberto Mario González. Additionaly, 7 globally memorable people have passed away in Argentina including Fernando de la Rúa, Silvina Ocampo, and Francisco Canaro.

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Most individuals born in present day Argentina were soccer players (27),  while most who died were boxers (2), soccer players (2), politicians (1), writers (1), and musicians (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Argentina, including Osvaldo Héctor Cruz, Alfredo Pérez, and Alberto Mario González. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Argentina, including Osvaldo Héctor Cruz, Alfredo Pérez, and Alberto Mario González.

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