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Iraq ranks 724th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Salto, Uruguay, Utsunomiya, and Solihull. Memorable people born in Iraq include Ismail al-Jazari, Al-Muktafi, and Haran. Memorable people who died in Iraq include Al-Nasir, Abdul Salam Arif, and Al-Qadir. Iraq has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures 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, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, 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 Arabs, Kurds, Turkmens, Arab-Kurds, Assyrians/Chaldeans, Yazidis, Persians, Shabakis, Armenians, Sabian-Mandaeans, Circassians, and Kawliya. Around 95–98% of the country's 38 million citizens are Muslims, with small minorities of Christians, Yarsans, Yezidis and Mandaeans also present. The official languages of Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1967, Iraq was the birth place of 14 globally memorable people, including Ismail al-Jazari, Al-Muktafi, and Haran. Additionaly, 16 globally memorable people have passed away in Iraq including Al-Nasir, Abdul Salam Arif, and Al-Qadir. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Iraq than were born there.

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Most individuals born in present day Iraq were politicians (8), religious figures (2), companions (2), inventors (1), and writers (1),  while most who died were politicians (14), social activists (1), and extremists (1).

Over the past 100 years, writers have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Iraq, including Muhsin al-Ramli. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Iraq, including Al-Muktafi, Al-Mustansir, and Al-Muttaqi.