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Yemen ranks 2,965th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Famagusta, Alytus, and Luleå. Memorable people born in Yemen include Uwais al-Qarani, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari, and Miqdad ibn Aswad. Yemen has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures. Yemen is located in Yemen.

Yemen, officially the Republic of Yemen, is a country in Western Asia, on the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders Saudi Arabia to the north and Oman to the northeast and shares maritime borders with Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia. It is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula, occupying 555,000 square kilometres. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 kilometres. Yemen's constitutionally stated capital, and largest city, is the city of Sanaa, but the city has been under Houthi rebel control since February 2015 as well as Aden, which is also controlled by the Southern Transitional Council since 2018. Its executive administration resides in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 589 and 1998, Yemen was the birth place of 4 globally memorable people, including Uwais al-Qarani, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari, and Miqdad ibn Aswad.

People Born in Yemen

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Most individuals born in present day Yemen were politicians (2), religious figures (1), and writers (1),  while most who died were .