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Libya ranks 4,332nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Izumi, Kagoshima, Kikuyō, Kumamoto, and Ōzu, Kumamoto. Memorable people born in Libya include Muhammad az-Zanati, Abdul Hafiz Ghoga, and Mohamed Abu al-Qasim al-Zwai. Memorable people who died in Libya include Abdelbaset al-Megrahi. Libya has been the birth place of many politicians and the death place of many politicians. Libya is located in Libya.

Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region in North Africa. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad to the south, Niger to the southwest, Algeria to the west, and Tunisia to the northwest. Libya is made of three historical regions: Tripolitania, Fezzan, and Cyrenaica. With an area of almost 700,000 square miles, it is the fourth-largest country in Africa and the Arab world, and the 16th-largest in the world. Libya has the 10th-largest proven oil reserves in the world. The largest city and capital, Tripoli, is located in western Libya and contains over three million of Libya's seven million people. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1944 and 1957, Libya was the birth place of 3 globally memorable people, including Muhammad az-Zanati, Abdul Hafiz Ghoga, and Mohamed Abu al-Qasim al-Zwai. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Libya including Abdelbaset al-Megrahi.

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Most individuals born in present day Libya were politicians (3),  while most who died were politicians (1).