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Saudi Arabia ranks 1,076th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Canberra, Asheville, North Carolina, and Nishinomiya. Memorable people born in Saudi Arabia include Ali Al-Naimi, Abdulaziz al-Omari, and Omar Hawsawi. Memorable people who died in Saudi Arabia include Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Antarah ibn Shaddad, and Ar-Radi. Saudi Arabia has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers. Saudi Arabia is located in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a country on the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It has a land area of about 2,150,000 km2 (830,000 sq mi), making it the fifth-largest country in Asia, the second-largest in the Arab world, and the largest in Western Asia. 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 the east coast. The Gulf of Aqaba in the northwest separates Saudi Arabia from Egypt. 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. Its capital and largest city is Riyadh. The country is home to Mecca and Medina, the two holiest cities in Islam. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1935 and 2000, Saudi Arabia was the birth place of 11 globally memorable people, including Ali Al-Naimi, Abdulaziz al-Omari, and Omar Hawsawi. Additionaly, 3 globally memorable people have passed away in Saudi Arabia including Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Antarah ibn Shaddad, and Ar-Radi.

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Most individuals born in present day Saudi Arabia were soccer players (7), politicians (1), designers (1), tennis players (1), and religious figures (1),  while most who died were politicians (2) and writers (1).

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

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