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Bulgaria ranks 1,060th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Bad Arolsen, Saudi Arabia, and Wuppertal. Memorable people born in Bulgaria include Saint Naum, John of Rila, and Sineperver Sultan. Memorable people who died in Bulgaria include Dan I of Wallachia and Ivan Dimitrov. Bulgaria has been the birth place of many politicians and companions and the death place of many politicians and soccer players. Bulgaria is located in Bulgaria.

Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country in Southeast Europe. It is situated on the eastern flank of the Balkans, and is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and North Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east. Bulgaria covers a territory of 110,994 square kilometres (42,855 sq mi), and is the sixteenth-largest country in Europe. Sofia is the nation's capital and largest city; other major cities are Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 820 and 1988, Bulgaria was the birth place of 12 globally memorable people, including Saint Naum, John of Rila, and Sineperver Sultan. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Bulgaria including Dan I of Wallachia and Ivan Dimitrov.

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Most individuals born in present day Bulgaria were politicians (5), companions (2), soccer players (2), writers (1), and religious figures (1),  while most who died were politicians (1) and soccer players (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Bulgaria, including Dimitar Penev and Gosho Ginchev. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Bulgaria, including Sineperver Sultan, George I of Bulgaria, and George II of Bulgaria.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 2 globally memorable people born in Bulgaria since 1700.