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Riyadh

Riyadh ranks 247th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Maastricht, Porto Alegre, and Providence, Rhode Island. Memorable people born in Riyadh include Salman of Saudi Arabia, Osama bin Laden, and Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Memorable people who died in Riyadh include Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Faisal of Saudi Arabia, and Fahd of Saudi Arabia. Riyadh has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers. Riyadh is located in Saudi Arabia.

Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia and the largest city on the Arabian Peninsula. With a population of 6.9 million people, Riyadh is the third-largest city in the Arab world and the 39th-largest in Asia. Riyadh is located on the eastern part of the Najd plateau at about 600 metres (2,000 ft) above sea level. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1992, Riyadh was the birth place of 29 globally memorable people, including Salman of Saudi Arabia, Osama bin Laden, and Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Additionaly, 7 globally memorable people have passed away in Riyadh including Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Faisal of Saudi Arabia, and Fahd of Saudi Arabia.

People Born in Riyadh

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People Deceased in Riyadh

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Most individuals born in present day Riyadh were soccer players (14), politicians (13), extremists (1), and businesspeople (1),  while most who died were politicians (5), writers (1), and social activists (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Riyadh, including Saeed Al-Owairan, Sami Al-Jaber, and Omar Abdulrahman. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Riyadh, including Saeed Al-Owairan, Sami Al-Jaber, and Omar Abdulrahman.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 8 globally memorable people born in Riyadh since 1700.