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India ranks 1,241st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Jeonju, Pistoia, and Canberra. Memorable people born in India include Kālidāsa, Ānanda, and Bodhidharma. Memorable people who died in India include Nagarjuna, Kālidāsa, and Shantideva. India has been the birth place of many writers and religious figures and the death place of many philosophers and writers. India is located in India.

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand, Myanmar, and Indonesia. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 600 BC and 1940, India was the birth place of 11 globally memorable people, including Kālidāsa, Ānanda, and Bodhidharma. Additionaly, 7 globally memorable people have passed away in India including Nagarjuna, Kālidāsa, and Shantideva.

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Most individuals born in present day India were writers (3), religious figures (2), philosophers (2), politicians (2), and engineers (1),  while most who died were philosophers (2), writers (2), politicians (2), and athletes (1).

Over the past 100 years, religious figures have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in India, including Prahlad Jani. Whereas, throughout history, writers have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day India, including Kālidāsa, Valmiki, and Vātsyāyana.

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