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Jamaica ranks 1,372nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Hollywood, Florida, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, and Pointe-à-Pitre. Memorable people born in Jamaica include Stephen Hopkins, Arthur Wint, and Nesta Carter. Memorable people who died in Jamaica include Henry Morgan, Alexander Bustamante, and Germaine Mason. Jamaica has been the birth place of many athletes and film directors and the death place of many pirates and politicians. Jamaica is located in Jamaica.

Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea. Spanning 10,990 square kilometres (4,240 sq mi) in area, it is the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles and the Caribbean. Jamaica lies about 145 kilometres (90 mi) south of Cuba, and 191 kilometres (119 mi) west of Hispaniola ; the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands lies some 215 kilometres (134 mi) to the north-west. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1920 and 1993, Jamaica was the birth place of 8 globally memorable people, including Stephen Hopkins, Arthur Wint, and Nesta Carter. Additionaly, 3 globally memorable people have passed away in Jamaica including Henry Morgan, Alexander Bustamante, and Germaine Mason.

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Most individuals born in present day Jamaica were athletes (7) and film directors (1),  while most who died were pirates (1), politicians (1), and athletes (1).

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