Famous People Born In 1688

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.

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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Alexander Pope
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 30, 1744

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Nader Shah
(Shah of Iran (1736-47))

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
(Theologian, Philosopher, Scientist)

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
(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 King 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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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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Stede Bonnet
(Pirate)

Stede Bonnet
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bridgetown, Barbados
Died: December 10, 1718

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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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Pierre de Marivaux
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 12, 1763

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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

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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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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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Lewis Theobald
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Listed In: Editors
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: England
Died: September 18, 1744

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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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Esther Vanhomrigh
(Longtime lover and correspondent of Jonathan Swift)

Esther Vanhomrigh
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Irish
Died: June 2, 1723

Sir William Wyndham, 3rd Baronet
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Orchard Wyndham, England
Died: June 17, 1740

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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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John Astbury
(Potter)

John Astbury
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: 1743 AD

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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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Jonathan Dickinson
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Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hatfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1747