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China ranks 2,214th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Mitaka, Tokyo, Ōme, Tokyo, and Saint-Denis, Réunion. Memorable people born in China include King Wu of Zhou, Tang of Shang, and Linji Yixuan. Memorable people who died in China include Laozi, Zhang Qian, and Tang of Shang. China has been the birth place of many politicians and philosophers and the death place of many politicians and philosophers. China is located in China.

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion. China covers an area of approximately 9.6 million square kilometers, it is the world's third or fourth-largest country. The country is officially divided into 23 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities, and two special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1601 BC and 1959, China was the birth place of 5 globally memorable people, including King Wu of Zhou, Tang of Shang, and Linji Yixuan. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in China including Laozi, Zhang Qian, and Tang of Shang.

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Most individuals born in present day China were politicians (3), philosophers (1), and physicians (1),  while most who died were politicians (2), philosophers (1), and explorers (1).

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 1 globally memorable people born in China since 1700.