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Iraq ranks 961st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Zrenjanin, Guantánamo, and Esmeraldas, Ecuador. Memorable people born in Iraq include Ismail al-Jazari, Zubaidah bint Ja`far, and Al-Mustansir. Memorable people who died in Iraq include Al-Nasir, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, and Al-Qa'im. Iraq has been the birth place of many politicians and companions and the death place of many politicians and social activists. Iraq is located in Iraq.

Iraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, the Persian Gulf and Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west. The capital and largest city is Baghdad. Iraq is home to diverse ethnic groups including Iraqi Arabs, Kurds, Turkmens, Assyrians, Armenians, Yazidis, Mandaeans, Persians and Shabakis with similarly diverse geography and wildlife. The vast majority of the country's 44 million residents are Muslims – the notable other faiths are Christianity, Yazidism, Mandaeism, Yarsanism and Zoroastrianism. The official languages of Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish; others also recognised in specific regions are Neo-Aramaic, Turkish and Armenian. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1970, Iraq was the birth place of 12 globally memorable people, including Ismail al-Jazari, Zubaidah bint Ja`far, and Al-Mustansir. Additionaly, 9 globally memorable people have passed away in Iraq including Al-Nasir, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, and Al-Qa'im.

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Most individuals born in present day Iraq were politicians (4), companions (2), writers (2), inventors (1), and mathematicians (1),  while most who died were politicians (7), social activists (1), and religious figures (1).

Over the past 100 years, extremists have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Iraq, including Ramzi Yousef. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Iraq, including Zubaidah bint Ja`far, Al-Mustansir, and Al-Mustarshid.

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