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Latvia ranks 7,408th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Brianka, West Kirby, and Berea, Kentucky. Memorable people born in Latvia include Rūdolfs Blaumanis, and Eliyahu Rips. Latvia has been the birth place of many writers, and mathematicians. Latvia is located in Latvia.

Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is one of the three Baltic states, along with Estonia to the north and Lithuania to the south. It borders Russia to the east, Belarus to the southeast, and shares a maritime border with Sweden to the west. Latvia covers an area of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi), with a population of 1.9 million. The country has a temperate seasonal climate. Its capital and largest city is Riga. Latvians belong to the ethnolinguistic group of the Balts and speak Latvian, one of the only two surviving Baltic languages. Russians are the most prominent minority in the country, at almost a quarter of the population. Read more on Wikipedia


Between 1863 and 1948, Latvia was the birth place of 2 globally memorable people, including Rūdolfs Blaumanis, and Eliyahu Rips.

People Born in Latvia

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Most individuals born in present day Latvia were writers (1), and mathematicians (1),  while most who died were .

Over the past 100 years, mathematicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Latvia, including Eliyahu Rips. Whereas, throughout history, writers have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Latvia, including Rūdolfs Blaumanis.


Overlapping Lives

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