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Spain ranks 1,124th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Bondy, Miyagi Prefecture, and Malatya. Memorable people born in Spain include Estanislau Basora, Agobard, and Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz. Memorable people who died in Spain include Sofia Kovalevskaya, Hamilcar Barca, and Juan Antonio Samaranch. Spain has been the birth place of many soccer players, and religious figures and the death place of many writers, and politicians. Spain is located in Spain.

Spain, or the Kingdom of Spain, is a country located in Southwestern Europe, with parts of its territory in the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and Africa. It is the largest country in Southern Europe and the fourth-most populous European Union member state. Spanning across the majority of the Iberian Peninsula, its territory also includes the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, and the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla in Africa. Peninsular Spain is bordered to the north by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay; to the east and south by the Mediterranean Sea and Gibraltar; and to the west by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean. Spain's capital and largest city is Madrid, and other major urban areas include Barcelona, Valencia, Zaragoza, Seville, Málaga, Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and Bilbao. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 769 and 1974, Spain was the birth place of 13 globally memorable people, including Estanislau Basora, Agobard, and Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz. Additionaly, 15 globally memorable people have passed away in Spain including Sofia Kovalevskaya, Hamilcar Barca, and Juan Antonio Samaranch. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Spain than were born there.

People Born in Spain

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Spain were soccer players (3), religious figures (2), explorers (2), cyclists (2), and painters (1),  while most who died were writers (4), politicians (3), coaches (2), mathematicians (1), and military personnels (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Spain, including Estanislau Basora, and Antonio Betancort. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Spain, including Estanislau Basora, Antonio Betancort, and Tomás Fernández.

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Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 6 globally memorable people born in Spain since 1700.