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Lebanon (lbn)


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Lebanon ranks 2,177th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Enghien-les-Bains, Carlisle, and Plaistow, Newham. Memorable people born in Lebanon include Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, Jurji Zaydan, and Elia Abu Madi. Memorable people who died in Lebanon include Pierre Gemayel. Lebanon has been the birth place of many writers and religious figures and the death place of many politicians. Lebanon is located in Lebanon.

Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country in Western Asia. It is located between Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south, while Cyprus lies to its west across the Mediterranean Sea; its location at the crossroads of the Mediterranean Basin and the Arabian hinterland has contributed to its rich history and shaped a cultural identity of religious diversity. Lebanon is home to roughly six million people and covers an area of 10,452 square kilometres (4,036 sq mi), making it one of the smallest countries in the world. The official language of the state is Arabic, while French is also formally recognized; the Lebanese dialect of Arabic is used alongside Modern Standard Arabic throughout the country. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1861 and 1946, Lebanon was the birth place of 6 globally memorable people, including Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, Jurji Zaydan, and Elia Abu Madi. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Lebanon including Pierre Gemayel.

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Most individuals born in present day Lebanon were writers (4), religious figures (1), and politicians (1),  while most who died were politicians (1).

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 3 globally memorable people born in Lebanon since 1700.