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Bactria

Bactria ranks 1,066th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Bukhara, Bourg-en-Bresse, and Shkodër. Memorable people born in Bactria include Heracles of Macedon, Diodotus I, and Kujula Kadphises. Memorable people who died in Bactria include Darius III, Diodotus I, and Euthydemus I. Bactria has been the birth place of many politicians and the death place of many politicians. Bactria is located in Afghanistan.

Bactria, or Bactriana, was an ancient region in Central Asia. Bactria proper was north of the Hindu Kush mountain range and south of the Amu Darya river, covering the flat region that straddles modern-day Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. More broadly Bactria was the area north of the Hindu Kush, west of the Pamirs and south of the Tian Shan, with the Amu Darya flowing west through the center. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 327 BC and 20, Bactria was the birth place of 7 globally memorable people, including Heracles of Macedon, Diodotus I, and Kujula Kadphises. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in Bactria including Darius III, Diodotus I, and Euthydemus I.

People Born in Bactria

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People Deceased in Bactria

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Most individuals born in present day Bactria were politicians (7),  while most who died were politicians (4).