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Morocco ranks 2,190th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Cheapside, Belleville, Ontario, and Multan. Memorable people born in Morocco include Tariq ibn Ziyad, Yusuf ibn Tashfin, and Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur. Memorable people who died in Morocco include Hassan II of Morocco, Idris I of Morocco, and Hassan I of Morocco. Morocco has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians. Morocco is located in Morocco.

Morocco, officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is the northwesternmost country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It overlooks the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and has land borders with Algeria to the east, and the disputed territory of Western Sahara to the south. Morocco also claims the Spanish exclaves of Ceuta, Melilla and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera, and several small Spanish-controlled islands off its coast. It spans an area of 446,550 km2 (172,410 sq mi) or 710,850 km2 (274,460 sq mi), with a population of roughly 37 million. Its official and predominant religion is Islam, and the official languages are Arabic and Berber; the Moroccan dialect of Arabic and French are also widely spoken. Moroccan identity and culture is a vibrant mix of Berber, Arab, and European cultures. Its capital is Rabat, while its largest city is Casablanca. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 670 and 1988, Morocco was the birth place of 6 globally memorable people, including Tariq ibn Ziyad, Yusuf ibn Tashfin, and Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in Morocco including Hassan II of Morocco, Idris I of Morocco, and Hassan I of Morocco.

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Most individuals born in present day Morocco were politicians (2), soccer players (2), military personnels (1), and presenters (1),  while most who died were politicians (4).