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Russia ranks 3,056th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Landau, Shusha, and Cognac, France. Memorable people born in Russia include Turhan Hatice Sultan, Patriarch Job of Moscow, and Patriarch Hermogenes of Moscow. Memorable people who died in Russia include Igor Netto, Alexander Shelepin, and Vladimir Ilyushin. Russia has been the birth place of many religious figures and politicians and the death place of many athletes and soccer players. Russia is located in Russia.

Russia, or the Russian Federation (RF), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It is the largest country in the world by area, covering over 17,098,246 square kilometres (6,601,670 sq mi), and encompassing one-eighth of Earth's inhabitable landmass. Russia extends across eleven time zones and borders sixteen sovereign nations, more than any other country in the world. It is the ninth-most populous country in the world and the most populous country in Europe, with a population of 145.5 million. The country's capital and largest city is Moscow, the largest city entirely within Europe. Saint Petersburg is Russia's cultural centre and second-largest city. Other major urban areas include Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Kazan. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1525 and 1962, Russia was the birth place of 5 globally memorable people, including Turhan Hatice Sultan, Patriarch Job of Moscow, and Patriarch Hermogenes of Moscow. Additionaly, 31 globally memorable people have passed away in Russia including Igor Netto, Alexander Shelepin, and Vladimir Ilyushin. 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 religious figures (2), politicians (1), athletes (1), and engineers (1),  while most who died were athletes (4), soccer players (2), politicians (2), writers (2), and singers (2).