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Iran ranks 932nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind India, Görlitz, and Cheongju. 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 philosophers 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 to the west by Iraq and Turkey, to the northwest by Azerbaijan and Armenia, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, and to the south by the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf. Iran covers an area of 1,648,195 km2 (636,372 sq mi), making it the fifth-largest country entirely in Asia, and the second-largest in Western Asia. Its population is 85 million, the 17th-most populous in the world. The capital and largest city is Tehran. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 800 BC and 1086, Iran was the birth place of 12 globally memorable people, including Xerxes I, Darius III, and Darius II. Additionaly, 7 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) and philosophers (1),  while most who died were politicians (6) and military personnels (1).

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.