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Greece ranks 624th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind United States, Bayonne, and Tuzla. Memorable people born in Greece include Pope Sixtus II, Pope Dionysius, and Parmenion. Memorable people who died in Greece include Democritus, Polybius, and Cynane. Greece has been the birth place of many mathematicians and politicians and the death place of many philosophers and historians. Greece is located in Greece.

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, historically also known as Hellas, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 million as of 2018; Athens, the nation's capital, is its largest city, followed by Thessaloniki. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 500 BC and 1941, Greece was the birth place of 12 globally memorable people, including Pope Sixtus II, Pope Dionysius, and Parmenion. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in Greece including Democritus, Polybius, and Cynane.

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Most individuals born in present day Greece were mathematicians (3), politicians (3), religious figures (2), military personnels (1), and historians (1),  while most who died were philosophers (1), historians (1), politicians (1), and mathematicians (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Greece, including Stavros Dimas. Whereas, throughout history, mathematicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Greece, including Meton of Athens, Menaechmus, and Dinostratus.

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