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Greece ranks 1,197th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Gloucester, Patna, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Memorable people born in Greece include Saint Stephen, Pope Sixtus II, and Pope Dionysius. Memorable people who died in Greece include Democritus, Polybius, and Parascheva of the Balkans. Greece has been the birth place of many politicians, and religious figures and the death place of many politicians, and philosophers. Greece is located in Greece.

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country in Southeast Europe. Located on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula, Greece shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the east. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Sea of Crete and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Greece has the longest coastline on the Mediterranean Basin, featuring thousands of islands. The country comprises nine traditional geographic regions, and has a population of nearly 10.4 million. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki and Patras. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 500 BC and 1979, Greece was the birth place of 13 globally memorable people, including Saint Stephen, Pope Sixtus II, and Pope Dionysius. Additionaly, 8 globally memorable people have passed away in Greece including Democritus, Polybius, and Parascheva of the Balkans.

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Occupations

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Greece, including Stavros Dimas. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Greece, including Mahfiruz Hatun, Nikolaos Andriakopoulos, and Faustus Cornelius Sulla.

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Overlapping Lives

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