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Singapore

Singapore ranks 557th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind East Berlin, Sakai, and Fort Worth, Texas. Memorable people born in Singapore include Tony Tan, Vanessa-Mae, and Kygo. Memorable people who died in Singapore include Sydney Brenner, Zillur Rahman, and Yusof Ishak. Singapore has been the birth place of many actors and politicians and the death place of many politicians and biologists. Singapore is located in Singapore.

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country located in maritime Southeast Asia. Singapore lies about one degree of latitude north of the equator, and is situated off the southern tip of the Malay peninsula, and, by extension, the southernmost extremity of continental Eurasia. The island country is wedged between western Indonesia and peninsular Malaysia, sharing its southern maritime border with the Batam, Bintan, and Karimun archipelago of the former's Riau Islands province, and its northern, western, and eastern maritime borders with the latter's Johor state; it is additionally in the vicinity of Sumatra to its west and Borneo to its east. The island country is enveloped by the littoral waters of the Johore Strait to its north and the Singapore Strait to its south, and is geographically positioned within the confluence of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, being bounded by the Malacca Strait to its west and the South China Sea to its east. The country's territory, which is archipelagic, is composed of one main island, 63 satellite islands and islets, and one outlying islet, the combined area of which has increased by 25% since the country's independence as a result of extensive land reclamation projects. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1907 and 1995, Singapore was the birth place of 14 globally memorable people, including Tony Tan, Vanessa-Mae, and Kygo. Additionaly, 6 globally memorable people have passed away in Singapore including Sydney Brenner, Zillur Rahman, and Yusof Ishak.

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Most individuals born in present day Singapore were actors (3), politicians (2), musicians (2), singers (2), and swimmers (2),  while most who died were politicians (4), biologists (1), and actors (1).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Singapore, including Jackson Rathbone, Fann Wong, and Kaylani Lei. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Singapore, including Jackson Rathbone, Fann Wong, and Kaylani Lei.

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