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Spain ranks 731st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Pest, Hungary, Trento, and Gainesville, Florida. Memorable people born in Spain include Serena, Estanislau Basora, and Agobard. Memorable people who died in Spain include Barbara Blomberg, Joan Fuster, and Rafael Alberti. Spain has been the birth place of many soccer players and cyclists and the death place of many writers and politicians. Spain is located in Spain.

Spain, or the Kingdom of Spain, is a transcontinental country predominantly located in southwestern Europe with parts of territory in the Atlantic Ocean and across the Mediterranean Sea. The largest part of Spain is situated on 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. The country's mainland is bordered to the south by Gibraltar; to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea; to the north by France, Andorra and the Bay of Biscay; and to the west by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean. With an area of 505,990 km2 (195,360 sq mi), Spain is the second-largest country in the European Union (EU) and, with a population exceeding 47.4 million, the fourth-most populous EU member state. Spain's capital and largest city is Madrid; other major urban areas include Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Zaragoza, Málaga, Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Bilbao. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 365 and 1997, Spain was the birth place of 17 globally memorable people, including Serena, Estanislau Basora, and Agobard. Additionaly, 14 globally memorable people have passed away in Spain including Barbara Blomberg, Joan Fuster, and Rafael Alberti.

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Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Spain, including Estanislau Basora, Antonio Betancort, and Vicente Miera. 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 Vicente Miera.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 8 globally memorable people born in Spain since 1700.