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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 country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It is the largest country in the world by area, covering over 17 million square kilometres, and encompassing more than one-eighth of Earth's inhabited land area. Russia extends across eleven time zones, and has the most borders of any country in the world, with sixteen sovereign nations. It has a population of 146.2 million; and is the most populous country in Europe, and the ninth-most populous country in the world. Moscow, the capital, is the largest city in Europe, while Saint Petersburg is the nation's second-largest city and cultural centre. Russians are the largest Slavic and European nation; they speak Russian, the most spoken Slavic language, and the most spoken native language in Europe. 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.