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Egypt ranks 214th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Casablanca, Oxford, and Córdoba, Spain. Memorable people born in Egypt include Hatshepsut, Amenhotep III, and Hagar. Memorable people who died in Egypt include Jacob, Jeremiah, and Sneferu. Egypt has been the birth place of many religious figures, and politicians and the death place of many politicians, and religious figures. Egypt is located in Egypt.

Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and the Sinai Peninsula in the southwest corner of Asia. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip of Palestine and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. The Gulf of Aqaba in the northeast separates Egypt from Jordan and Saudi Arabia. Cairo is the capital and largest city of Egypt, while Alexandria, the second-largest city, is an important industrial and tourist hub at the Mediterranean coast. At approximately 100 million inhabitants, Egypt is the 14th-most populated country in the world, and the third-most populated in Africa. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 2700 BC and 1998, Egypt was the birth place of 59 globally memorable people, including Hatshepsut, Amenhotep III, and Hagar. Additionaly, 57 globally memorable people have passed away in Egypt including Jacob, Jeremiah, and Sneferu.

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People Deceased in Egypt

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Occupations

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Egypt, including Ahmed Salah Hosny, and Hussein El Shahat. Whereas, throughout history, religious figures have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Egypt, including Hagar, Moses in Islam, and Paul of Thebes.

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Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 5 globally memorable people born in Egypt since 1700.