Cuba ranks 4,043rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Kendal, Briançon, and Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (city). Memorable people born in Cuba include José-Maria de Heredia, Leonardo Padura Fuentes, and Aleida Guevara. Memorable people who died in Cuba include Celia Sánchez and Héctor Socorro. Cuba has been the birth place of many writers and companions and the death place of many politicians and soccer players. Cuba is located in Cuba.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is an island country comprising the island of Cuba, as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos. Cuba is located where the northern Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and Atlantic Ocean meet. Cuba is located east of the Yucatán Peninsula (Mexico), south of both the American state of Florida and the Bahamas, west of Hispaniola, and north of both Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Havana is the largest city and capital; other major cities include Santiago de Cuba and Camagüey. The official area of the main island of Cuba is 109,884 km2 (42,426 sq mi) but a total of 350,730 km² including the exclusive economic zone. The main island of Cuba is the largest island in Cuba and in the Caribbean, with an area of 109,884 km2 (42,426 sq mi). Cuba is the second-most populous country in the Caribbean after Haiti, with over 11 million inhabitants. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1842 and 1960, Cuba was the birth place of 4 globally memorable people, including José-Maria de Heredia, Leonardo Padura Fuentes, and Aleida Guevara. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Cuba including Celia Sánchez and Héctor Socorro.
Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 2 globally memorable people born in Cuba since 1700.