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Iran ranks 1,013th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Subotica, Suresnes, and Maidstone. Memorable people born in Iran include Xerxes I, Darius III, and Darius II. Memorable people who died in Iran include Achaemenes, Atossa, and Qazi Muhammad. Iran has been the birth place of many politicians and mathematicians and the death place of many politicians and military personnels. Iran is located in Iran.

Iran, also called Persia, and officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered by Iraq and Turkey to the west, by Azerbaijan and Armenia to the northwest, by the Caspian Sea and Turkmenistan to the north, by Afghanistan and Pakistan to the east, and by the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to the south. It covers an area of 1,648,195 km2 (636,372 sq mi), making it the fourth-largest country entirely in Asia and the second-largest country in Western Asia behind Saudi Arabia. Iran has a population of 85 million, making it the 17th-most populous country in the world. Its largest cities, in descending order, are the capital Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan, Karaj, Shiraz, and Tabriz. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 800 BC and 1990, Iran was the birth place of 13 globally memorable people, including Xerxes I, Darius III, and Darius II. Additionaly, 8 globally memorable people have passed away in Iran including Achaemenes, Atossa, and Qazi Muhammad.

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Most individuals born in present day Iran were politicians (11), mathematicians (1), and soccer players (1),  while most who died were politicians (6) and military personnels (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Iran, including Ramin Rezaeian. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Iran, including Xerxes I, Darius III, and Darius II.