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Egypt ranks 189th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Westminster, Long Beach, California, and Chennai. Memorable people born in Egypt include Hatshepsut, Amenhotep III, and Caesarion. 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 southwest corner of Asia via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip (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. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 2700 BC and 1995, Egypt was the birth place of 49 globally memorable people, including Hatshepsut, Amenhotep III, and Caesarion. Additionaly, 33 globally memorable people have passed away in Egypt including Jacob, Jeremiah, and Sneferu.

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Over the past 100 years, social activists have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Egypt, including Aliaa Magda Elmahdy and Sarah Hegazi. 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 Saint Sarah.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 3 globally memorable people born in Egypt since 1700.