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Medina

Medina ranks 201st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Lauro Müller, Santa Catarina, Bogotá, and Oakland, California. Memorable people born in Medina include Husayn ibn Ali, Hasan ibn Ali, and Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan. Memorable people who died in Medina include Muhammad, Umar, and Abu Bakr. Medina has been the birth place of many religious figures and politicians and the death place of many religious figures and politicians. Medina is located in Saudi Arabia.

Medina, officially Al Madinah Al Munawwarah, commonly simplified as Madīnah or Madinah, is one of the three holiest cities in Islam and the capital of the Medina Region of Saudi Arabia. The 2020 estimated population of the city is 1,488,782, making it the fourth-most populous city in the country. Located at the core of the Madinah Province in the western reaches of the country, the city is distributed over 589 square kilometers, 293 km2 of which constitutes the city's urban area, while the rest is occupied by the Hejaz mountain range, empty valleys, agricultural spaces, older dormant volcanoes and the Nafud desert. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 497 and 1989, Medina was the birth place of 35 globally memorable people, including Husayn ibn Ali, Hasan ibn Ali, and Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan. Additionaly, 41 globally memorable people have passed away in Medina including Muhammad, Umar, and Abu Bakr. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Medina than were born there.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Medina, including Salman Al-Faraj, Redha Tukar, and Malek Mouath. Whereas, throughout history, religious figures have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Medina, including Husayn ibn Ali, Hasan ibn Ali, and Malik ibn Anas.