Famous People Born In 1685

Discover the most famous people born in 1685. The list includes people like Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Mary Read, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, George Berkeley and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, composers, playwrights and philosophers born in 1685. This list includes people from England, France, Germany and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Eisenach, Germany
Died: July 28, 1750

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George Frideric Handel
(Baroque composer)

George Frideric Handel
9
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halle (Saale), Germany
Died: April 14, 1759

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Mary Read
(Pirates)

Mary Read
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: April 28, 1721
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Domenico Scarlatti
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: July 23, 1757
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George Berkeley
(philosopher)

George Berkeley
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: County Kilkenny, Ireland
Died: January 14, 1753

Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Hofburg, Vienna, Austria
Died: October 20, 1740
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John Gay
(Dramatist & Poet)

John Gay
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barnstaple
Died: December 4, 1732
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Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve
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Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: France
Died: December 29, 1755

Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Trois-Rivières, Canada
Died: December 5, 1749

Duncan Forbes of Culloden
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Inverness, Scotland
Died: December 11, 1747

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Brook Taylor
(Mathematician)

Brook Taylor
1
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Edmonton
Died: December 29, 1731

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Dominikus Zimmermann
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Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wessobrunn, Germany
Died: November 16, 1766

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Charles Cressent
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: France
Died: January 10, 1768

Charles August, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Weilburg, Germany
Died: November 9, 1753

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Jean-Marc Nattier
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Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 7, 1766

Marie Adélaïde of Savoy
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Listed In: Noblewomen
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Turin, Turin, Italy
Died: February 12, 1712

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William Kent
(architect, painter, printmaker)

William Kent
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bridlington
Died: April 12, 1748

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Aaron Hill
(Poet, Playwright, Essayist)

Aaron Hill
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Died: February 8, 1750

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George Hadley
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 28, 1768

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Thomas Tickell
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bridekirk, England
Died: April 23, 1740

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Jared Eliot
(Physician)

Jared Eliot
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guilford, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 22, 1763

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Ishida Baigan
(Philosopher)

Ishida Baigan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tanba Province, Japan
Died: October 29, 1744

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Setthathirath II
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Đàng Ngoài
Died: 1735 AD