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Russia ranks 1,575th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Mytishchi, and Goslar. Memorable people born in Russia include Turhan Hatice Sultan, Nina Bari, and Natalya Lisovskaya. Memorable people who died in Russia include Olga Rubtsova, Nikolai Andrianov, and Alexander Shelepin. Russia has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many writers and politicians. Russia is located in Russia.

Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It extends from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black and Caspian seas in the south. Russia covers over 17,125,191 square kilometres (6,612,073 sq mi), stretching more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, with eleven time zones, and borders with 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country's capital and largest city; and Saint Petersburg is the second-largest city. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1627 and 1998, Russia was the birth place of 7 globally memorable people, including Turhan Hatice Sultan, Nina Bari, and Natalya Lisovskaya. Additionaly, 20 globally memorable people have passed away in Russia including Olga Rubtsova, Nikolai Andrianov, and Alexander Shelepin. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Russia than were born there.

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Most individuals born in present day Russia were soccer players (2), politicians (1), mathematicians (1), athletes (1), and actors (1),  while most who died were writers (3), politicians (2), athletes (2), chess players (1), and gymnasts (1).

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