Find out more about the greatest 18th Century Leaders, including George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson and James Madison
Catherine the GreatCatherine the Great
02 May 1729, Russian
Empress of Russia
George WashingtonGeorge Washington
22 February 1732, American
First U.S. President

Alexander HamiltonAlexander Hamilton
11 January 1755, Saint Kitts And Nevis, American
Economist, Political Philosopher, Former U.S.

Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson
13 April 1743, American
3rd U.S. President

Marie AntoinetteMarie Antoinette
02 November 1755, Austrian, French
Queen of France

Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson
15 March 1767, American
7th President of the United States
George III of the United KingdomGeorge III of the United Kingdom
04 June 1738, British
King

John AdamsJohn Adams
30 October 1735, American
2nd U.S. President

Louis XVI of FranceLouis XVI of France
23 August 1754, French
King of France

Aaron BurrAaron Burr
06 February 1756, American
3rd Vice President of United States
James MadisonJames Madison
16 March 1751, American
4th President of the United States

John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams
11 July 1767, American
 
James BuchananJames Buchanan
23 April 1791, American
15th U.S. President

William Henry HarrisonWilliam Henry Harrison
09 February 1773, American
 

Thomas PaineThomas Paine
29 January 1737, British, American
Founding Father of the United States
Baji Rao IBaji Rao I
18 August 1700, Indian
Peshwa of Maratha Empire

Benedict ArnoldBenedict Arnold
14 January 1741, British
American Revolutionary War General
John TylerJohn Tyler
29 March 1790, American
10th U.S. President

Davy CrockettDavy Crockett
17 August 1786, American
 

Martin Van BurenMartin Van Buren
05 December 1782, American
 
Zachary TaylorZachary Taylor
24 November 1784, American
Military Leader and the 12th President of United

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of WellingtonArthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
01 May 1769, British
Former First Lord of the Treasury of the United
Charles Edward StuartCharles Edward Stuart
31 December 1720, British
Military Leader

James K. PolkJames K. Polk
02 November 1795, American
 

James MonroeJames Monroe
28 April 1758, American
Fifth President of the USA

Maria TheresaMaria Theresa
13 May 1717, Austrian
Queen regnant
Paul ReverePaul Revere
01 January 1735, American
Revolutionary
John C. CalhounJohn C. Calhoun
18 March 1782, American
7th Vice President of the U.S.A

Sam HoustonSam Houston
02 March 1793, American
Former Governor of Texas

Toussaint Louverture Toussaint Louverture
20 May 1743, French
Leader of the Haitian Revolution

Qianlong EmperorQianlong Emperor
25 September 1711, Chinese
Emperor of China
Bahadur Shah ZafarBahadur Shah Zafar
24 October 1775, Indian
Last Mughal Emperor

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John Paul JonesJohn Paul Jones
06 July 1747, American
Scottish American Sailor

Henry ClayHenry Clay
12 April 1777, American
Political Leader

John WesleyJohn Wesley
17 June 1703, British
Anglican Cleric and Christian Theologian

Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams
27 September 1722, American
Founding Father of the United States
John HancockJohn Hancock
23 January 1737, American
Former President of the Continental Congress

William Pitt the YoungerWilliam Pitt the Younger
28 May 1759, British
Youngest Prime Minister of Britain
Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis
18 August 1774, American
Explorer, Politician

William WilberforceWilliam Wilberforce
24 August 1759, British
Abolitionist

TecumsehTecumseh
29 February 1768, American
Native American Leader
Jean-Paul MaratJean-Paul Marat
24 May 1743, Swiss, French
Physician

Robert PeelRobert Peel
05 February 1788, British
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Patrick HenryPatrick Henry
29 May 1736, American
5th & 6th Governor of Virginia, Orator,

Nader ShahNader Shah
22 October 1688, Iranian
Ruler

Thaddeus StevensThaddeus Stevens
04 April 1792, American
Former United States Representative

Robert CliveRobert Clive
25 September 1725, British
British Military Officer

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl GreyCharles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey
13 March 1764, British
Former Prime Minister of United Kingdom
Daniel WebsterDaniel Webster
18 January 1782, American
Former United States Senator

Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte
15 August 1769, French
Emperor of the French

John Churchill, 1st Duke of MarlboroughJohn Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
26 May 1650, British
Military Leader

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess CornwallisCharles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis
31 December 1738, British
Former Governor-General of India
Muhammad Ali of EgyptMuhammad Ali of Egypt
04 March 1769, Albanian, Greek
Ottoman Governor of Egypt

Joachim MuratJoachim Murat
25 March 1767, French
Marshal of France
Friedrich Wilhelm von SteubenFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
17 September 1730, German, American
Military Officer

Ethan AllenEthan Allen
21 January 1738, American
Revolutionary War Hero

George MasonGeorge Mason
11 December 1725, American
Patriot, U.S. Statesman
José de San MartínJosé de San Martín
25 February 1778, Argentinian, Chilean
Military Leader, Politician

William BlighWilliam Bligh
09 September 1754, British
Military Leader
Georges DantonGeorges Danton
26 October 1759, French
Revolutionary

William Pitt, 1st Earl of ChathamWilliam Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham
15 November 1708, British
The Great Commoner

Chief SeattleChief Seattle
1780 AD, American
 
Miguel Hidalgo y CostillaMiguel Hidalgo y Costilla
08 May 1753, Mexican
Priest

John Graves SimcoeJohn Graves Simcoe
25 February 1752, British
First Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada
Nathanael GreeneNathanael Greene
07 August 1742, American
Military Commander

Jean-Jacques DessalinesJean-Jacques Dessalines
20 September 1758, Guinean, Haitian
Haitian General

Anthony WayneAnthony Wayne
01 January 1745, American
 

Michel NeyMichel Ney
10 January 1769, French
Soldier
Prince Frederick, Duke of York and AlbanyPrince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany
16 August 1763, British
Duke of York and Albany
Elbridge GerryElbridge Gerry
17 July 1744, American
Former Vice President of the United States

Benjamin RushBenjamin Rush
04 January 1746, American
 

Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
17 April 1741, British, American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

William R. KingWilliam R. King
07 April 1786, American
Shortest Serving Vice President of the U.S.A
Agustín de IturbideAgustín de Iturbide
27 September 1783, Mexican
Emperor of Mexico

George CanningGeorge Canning
11 April 1770, British
Former British Prime Minister

Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754, American
Military Leader

Louis BonaparteLouis Bonaparte
02 September 1778, French, Italian
King of Holland from 1806 to 1810

James WilsonJames Wilson
14 September 1742, American, Scottish
Founding Fathers of the United States
John WilkesJohn Wilkes
17 October 1725, British
English journalist

Vicente GuerreroVicente Guerrero
10 August 1782, Mexican
President
Richard Mentor JohnsonRichard Mentor Johnson
17 October 1780, American
9th Vice President of the U.S.A

Marquis de LafayetteMarquis de Lafayette
06 September 1757, French
French Aristocrat and Military Leader

George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
10 July 1792, American
11th Vice President of the U.S.A
Horatio NelsonHoratio Nelson
29 September 1758, British
Admiral

John DickinsonJohn Dickinson
08 November 1732, American
One of the Founding Fathers of the US
Juan Manuel de RosasJuan Manuel de Rosas
30 March 1793, Argentinian
Dictator of Argentina

Benjamin LincolnBenjamin Lincoln
24 January 1733, American
Officer

Daniel D. TompkinsDaniel D. Tompkins
21 June 1774, American
Sixth Vice President of the U.S.A

By maybe John Thomas Scharf [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsCaesar Rodney
07 October 1728, American
Former Governor of Delaware
Edward EverettEdward Everett
11 April 1794, American
Former American senator

Josiah BartlettJosiah Bartlett
21 November 1729, American
Former Governor of New Hampshire
Gia LongGia Long
08 February 1762, Vietnamese
Emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam

George WytheGeorge Wythe
1726 AD, American
American professor
Francis HopkinsonFrancis Hopkinson
21 September 1737, American
Former United States District Judge

Lyman HallLyman Hall
12 April 1724, American
Signer of United States Declaration of
José Gaspar Rodríguez de FranciaJosé Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia
06 January 1766, Paraguayan
Politician