Famous People Born In 1688

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Discover the most famous people born in 1688. The list includes people like Alexander Pope, Nader Shah, James Francis Edward Stuart, Swedenborg, Frederick William I of Prussia and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, emperors & kings, poets and editors born in 1688. This list includes people from England, Italy and many more countries.
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Alexander Pope
(One of the Most Prominent English Poets of the Early 18th Century)
Alexander Pope
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: May 30, 1744
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Nader Shah
(Shah of Iran from 1736 to 1747)
Nader Shah
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dargaz, Iran
Died: June 19, 1747
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Swedenborg
(Swedish Christian Scientist, Philosopher and Theologian Best Known for His Book ‘Heaven and Hell’)
Swedenborg
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Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: March 29, 1772
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Frederick William I of Prussia
(Former King of Prussia (1713 - 1740))
Frederick William I of Prussia
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 31, 1740
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James Francis Edward Stuart
(Son of the Deposed Roman Catholic Monarch James II of England)
James Francis Edward Stuart
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 1, 1766
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Juraj Jánošík
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Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Terchová, Slovakia
Died: March 17, 1713
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Stede Bonnet
(Pirate)
Stede Bonnet
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bridgetown, Barbados
Died: December 10, 1718
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Pierre de Marivaux
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 12, 1763
Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden
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Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm Palace, Sweden
Died: November 24, 1741
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Antonio Corradini
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: August 12, 1752
Sir William Wyndham, 3rd Baronet
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Orchard Wyndham, England
Died: June 17, 1740
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Jonathan Dickinson
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Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hatfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1747
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Giuseppe Castiglione
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: July 17, 1766
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William Cheselden
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Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Somerby, England
Died: April 10, 1752
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Joseph-Nicolas Delisle
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 11, 1768
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John Smibert
(Artist)
John Smibert
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: March 2, 1751
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Laurence Eusden
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: North Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: September 27, 1730
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Egidio Forcellini
(Philologist)
Egidio Forcellini
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Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fener, Italy
Died: April 5, 1768
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John Astbury
(Potter)
John Astbury
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: 1743 AD
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Esther Vanhomrigh
(Longtime lover and correspondent of Jonathan Swift)
Esther Vanhomrigh
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Irish
Died: June 2, 1723
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Paul de Lamerie
(Silversmith)
Paul de Lamerie
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Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Died: August 1, 1751
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Lewis Theobald
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Listed In: Editors
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: England
Died: September 18, 1744