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Estonia ranks 4,933rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind New Zealand, Rift Valley Province, and County Borough of Salford. Memorable people born in Estonia include Lydia Koidula, Herman Wrangel, and Paul Raud. Memorable people who died in Estonia include Ingvar, and Heino Kruus. Estonia has been the birth place of many writers, and politicians and the death place of many military personnels, and basketball players. Estonia is located in Estonia.

Estonia, officially the Republic of Estonia, is a country by the Baltic Sea in Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland across from Finland, to the west by the sea across from Sweden, to the south by Latvia, and to the east by Lake Peipsi and Russia. The territory of Estonia consists of the mainland, the larger islands of Saaremaa and Hiiumaa, and over 2,300 other islands and islets on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, covering a total area of 45,335 square kilometres (17,504 sq mi). Tallinn, the capital city, and Tartu are the two largest urban areas of the country. The Estonian language is the indigenous and official language of Estonia; it is the first language of the majority of its population, the world's second-most spoken Finnic language as well as the third-most spoken Uralic language. Read more on Wikipedia


Between 1584 and 1865, Estonia was the birth place of 3 globally memorable people, including Lydia Koidula, Herman Wrangel, and Paul Raud. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Estonia including Ingvar, and Heino Kruus.

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Most individuals born in present day Estonia were writers (1), politicians (1), and painters (1),  while most who died were military personnels (1), and basketball players (1).

Throughout history writers have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Estonia, including Lydia Koidula.


Overlapping Lives

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