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Greece ranks 753rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Ichikawa, Chiba, Tegucigalpa, and Addis Ababa. Memorable people born in Greece include Pope Sixtus II, Pope Dionysius, and Mahfiruz Hatun. Memorable people who died in Greece include Democritus, Polybius, and Cynane. Greece has been the birth place of many politicians and mathematicians and the death place of many philosophers and historians. Greece is located in Greece.

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country in Southeast Europe. It is situated on the southern tip of the Balkans, and is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Greece shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast. 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 consists of nine traditional geographic regions, and has a population of approximately 10.4 million. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki and Patras. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 500 BC and 1979, Greece was the birth place of 16 globally memorable people, including Pope Sixtus II, Pope Dionysius, and Mahfiruz Hatun. Additionaly, 5 globally memorable people have passed away in Greece including Democritus, Polybius, and Cynane.

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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.

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