Famous People Born In 1685

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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.
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Johann Sebastian Bach
(One of the Greatest Composers of All Time)
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
(German-British Composer Known for His Works: ‘Water Music’ and ‘Music for the Royal Fireworks’)
George Frideric Handel
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halle (Saale), Germany
Died: April 14, 1759
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Mary Read
(One of the Famous Female Pirates of 18th Century)
Mary Read
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: April 28, 1721
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Domenico Scarlatti
(Italian Composer Best Known for His ‘555 Keyboard Sonatas’)
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
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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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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
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
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Brook Taylor
(Mathematician)
Brook Taylor
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Edmonton
Died: December 29, 1731
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
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
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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
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George Hadley
(British Physicist and Meteorologist Who Conducted Extensive Research on Trade-Wind Currents)
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
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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Ishida Baigan
(Philosopher)
Ishida Baigan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tanba Province, Japan
Died: October 29, 1744
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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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Setthathirath II
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Đàng Ngoài
Died: 1735 AD