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Poland ranks 2,004th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Douai, and Athens, Georgia. Memorable people born in Poland include Władysław I Herman, Zbigniew of Poland, and Martin Gray. Memorable people who died in Poland include Krzysztof Kieślowski, Sviatopolk I of Kiev, and Boleslaus III, Duke of Bohemia. Poland has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many politicians and film directors. Poland is located in Poland.

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative provinces, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres (120,733 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With a population of nearly 38.5 million people, Poland is the fifth most populous member state of the European Union. Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1043 and 1989, Poland was the birth place of 6 globally memorable people, including Władysław I Herman, Zbigniew of Poland, and Martin Gray. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in Poland including Krzysztof Kieślowski, Sviatopolk I of Kiev, and Boleslaus III, Duke of Bohemia.

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Most individuals born in present day Poland were politicians (3), writers (1), actors (1), and soccer players (1),  while most who died were politicians (2), film directors (1), and sculptors (1).

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 2 globally memorable people born in Poland since 1700.