Famous People Born In 1700

Discover the most famous people born in 1700. The list includes people like Baji Rao I, Daniel Bernoulli, Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Charlotte Aglae d'Orleans and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include inventors, emperors & kings, physicists and royal family members born in 1700. This list includes people from England, Poland, Italy & France and many more countries.
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Daniel Bernoulli
(Mathematician)
Daniel Bernoulli
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Groningen
Died: March 17, 1782

Daniel Bernoulli was a Swiss physicist and mathematician. Born into the popular Bernoulli family of mathematicians, Daniel Bernoulli is renowned for his applications of mathematical equations to mechanics. He is also remembered for his pioneering work in statistics and probability. In 2002, he was inducted into the International Air & Space Hall of Fame.

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Baji Rao I
(Peshwa of Maratha Empire from 1720 to 1740)
Baji Rao I
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Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sinnar, Maharashtra, India
Died: April 28, 1740

Baji Rao I was a peshwa, or chief minister, of the Maratha empire in India. His conquests led a massive blow to the Mughal Empire. In spite of being married to Kashibai, he took a second wife, half-Muslim Mastani, a story that was retold in several movies later.

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Ewald Georg von Kleist
(German Inventor, Clergy and Lawyer Who Discovered (1745) the 'Leyden Jar')
Ewald Georg von Kleist
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Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wicewo, Poland
Died: December 10, 1748

Ewald Georg von Kleist was an 18th-century German jurist and physicist. He studied jurisprudence at the University of Leipzig and the University of Leyden. He served as the dean of the cathedral at Kamień Pomorski in the Kingdom of Prussia for over two decades, after which he was appointed the president of the royal court of justice in Koszalin.  

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Charlotte Aglae d'Orleans
(Queen)
Charlotte Aglae d'Orleans
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Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Palais-Royal, Paris, France
Died: January 19, 1761
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Giovanni Battista Sammartini
(Composer)
Giovanni Battista Sammartini
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Milan
Died: January 15, 1775
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Luigi Vanvitelli
(Engineer)
Luigi Vanvitelli
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: March 1, 1773
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Arung Singkang
(Indonesian Rebel Who Defended the State Wadjo against the Dutch)
Arung Singkang
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Celebes, Indonesia
Died: 1765 AD

Indonesian rebel Arung Singkang initially gained control of the state Wadjo and later defended it successfully against the Dutch. He is known for uniting the southern Celebes people to fight his cause. He was, however, ousted from power in 1754, after an internal dispute.

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Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli
(Architect)
Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 29, 1771
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Prince Emanuel of Liechtenstein
(734th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in 1749)
Prince Emanuel of Liechtenstein
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Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 15, 1771
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Johann Christoph Gottsched
(German Philosopher, Author and Critic of the Age of Enlightenment)
Johann Christoph Gottsched
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Juditten, Kaliningrad, Russia
Died: December 12, 1766

Johann Christoph Gottsched was a German author, philosopher, and critic. Although he exercised an undisputed literary dictatorship for about 30 years in Germany, Gottsched had become a personification of foolish pedantry during his later years. Nevertheless, Gottsched played a major role in the development of German literature. He also served as the editor of many journals dedicated to literary criticism.

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Heinrich von Brühl
(Polish-Saxon Statesman, Diplomat, and Strategist)
Heinrich von Brühl
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gangloffsömmern, Germany
Died: October 28, 1763
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John Wyatt
(Inventor)
John Wyatt
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Thickbroom, England
Died: November 29, 1766
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Stanisław Konarski
(Pedagogue, educational reformer, political writer, poet, dramatist, Piarist priest,precursor)
Stanisław Konarski
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Żarczyce Duże
Died: August 3, 1773

A Polish priest, Stanisław Konarski later came to be known as an important educational reformer. He taught rhetoric, wrote on Polish law, and later established the first public-reference library in mainland Europe and the elite school Collegium Nobilium. He also penned a 4-part volume on the Polish parliamentary system.

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Nicolaus Zinzendorf
(German religious leader)
Nicolaus Zinzendorf
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: May 9, 1760

Born into one of the noblest Austrian families, Nikolaus Zinzendorf devoted his life to the welfare of the poor. Recognized as a distinguished leader of the Moravian church and a reformer of the Pietist movement, he created a worldwide missionary network that he hoped would sustain an ecumenical Protestant movement.

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Dlamini III of Swaziland
(King of Swaziland)
Dlamini III of Swaziland
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1744 AD
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Uthumphon
(Monarch)
Uthumphon
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Thailand
Died: 1796 AD
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Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
(Prince)
Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
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Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: June 18, 1739
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Nathaniel Bliss
(Astronomer)
Nathaniel Bliss
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bisley, England
Died: September 2, 1764
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Francisco Romero
(Spanish Bullfighter)
Francisco Romero
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Listed In: Bullfighters
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Ronda, Spain
Died: 1763 AD
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Bernard van Risenburgh II
(Designer)
Bernard van Risenburgh II
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Listed In: Designers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1760 AD
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Philippe Buache
(French Cartographer and Geographer Who Developed Physical Geography)
Philippe Buache
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Birthdate: 7th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 24, 1773

French cartographer and geographer Philippe Buache significantly developed the field of physical geography. While he initially worked for his father-in-law, cartographer Guillaume Delisle, he later became the royal geographer. He also popularized the use of contour lines in relief maps and pioneered the division of the world into seas and river systems.

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William Vile
(Cabinetmaker)
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: August 31, 1767