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Iraq

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Iraq ranks 1,254th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Royal Alcázar of Madrid, Gävle, and Tolyatti. Memorable people born in Iraq include Ismail al-Jazari, Suhayb ar-Rumi, and Al-Mustansir. Memorable people who died in Iraq include Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Al-Nasir, and Al-Muti. Iraq has been the birth place of many politicians, and writers 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 West Asia and in the geopolitical region known as the Middle East. With a population of over 46 million, it is the 31st-most populous country. It is a federal parliamentary republic that consists of 19 governorates. Iraq 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. Iraqi people are diverse; mostly Arabs, as well as Kurds, Turkmen, Assyrians, Armenians, Yazidis, Mandaeans, Persians and Shabakis with similarly diverse geography and wildlife. Most Iraqis are Muslims – minority faiths include Christianity, Yazidism, Mandaeism, Yarsanism and Zoroastrianism. The official languages of Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish; others also recognized in specific regions are Turkish, Suret, and Armenian. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 587 and 1967, Iraq was the birth place of 12 globally memorable people, including Ismail al-Jazari, Suhayb ar-Rumi, and Al-Mustansir. Additionaly, 8 globally memorable people have passed away in Iraq including Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Al-Nasir, and Al-Muti.

People Born in Iraq

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People Deceased in Iraq

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Iraq were politicians (5), writers (2), inventors (1), religious figures (1), and historians (1),  while most who died were politicians (6), social activists (1), and religious figures (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Iraq, including Mohammed Hamza Zubeidi. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Iraq, including Al-Mustansir, Zubaidah bint Ja`far, and Al-Qa'im.

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Overlapping Lives

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