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Saudi Arabia ranks 661st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Christchurch, Murcia, and Nassau, Bahamas. Memorable people born in Saudi Arabia include Saleh Al-Fawzan, Ali Al-Naimi, and Mansour Ojjeh. Memorable people who died in Saudi Arabia include Abdullah ibn Umar, and Ubayy ibn Ka'b. Saudi Arabia has been the birth place of many soccer players, and religious figures and the death place of many religious figures. Saudi Arabia is located in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a country in West Asia and the Middle East. It covers the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula and has a land area of about 2150000 km2, making it the fifth-largest country in Asia and the largest in the Middle East. It is bordered by the Red Sea to the west; Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait to the north; the Persian Gulf, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates to the east; Oman to the southeast; and Yemen to the south. Bahrain is an island country off its east coast. The Gulf of Aqaba in the northwest separates Saudi Arabia from Egypt and Israel. Saudi Arabia is the only country with a coastline along both the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, and most of its terrain consists of arid desert, lowland, steppe, and mountains. The capital and largest city is Riyadh; the kingdom also hosts Islam's two holiest cities of Mecca and Medina. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 1933 and 2000, Saudi Arabia was the birth place of 21 globally memorable people, including Saleh Al-Fawzan, Ali Al-Naimi, and Mansour Ojjeh. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Saudi Arabia including Abdullah ibn Umar, and Ubayy ibn Ka'b.

People Born in Saudi Arabia

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Saudi Arabia were soccer players (12), religious figures (2), politicians (1), businesspeople (1), and social activists (1),  while most who died were religious figures (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Saudi Arabia, including Abdullah Al-Dosari, Abdullah Al-Waked, and Fahad Al-Ghesheyan. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Saudi Arabia, including Abdullah Al-Dosari, Abdullah Al-Waked, and Fahad Al-Ghesheyan.

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Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 1 globally memorable people born in Saudi Arabia since 1700.