Famous People Born In 1711

Discover the most famous people born in 1711. The list includes people like Qianlong Emperor, David Hume, Mikhail Lomonosov, William IV, Prince of Orange, Daniel Parke Custis and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, physicists, inventors and composers born in 1711. This list includes people from England, United States and many more countries.
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David Hume
(Best Known for His Highly Influential System of Philosophical Empiricism, Scepticism and Naturalism)
David Hume
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: August 25, 1776

Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, and economist, David Hume, is considered one of the most important philosophers to write in English. His book, A Treatise of Human Nature, is counted among the most influential works in the history of philosophy. His works have influenced numerous thinkers, including German philosopher Immanuel Kant and Christian philosopher Joseph Butler.

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Qianlong Emperor
(Emperor of China)
Qianlong Emperor
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Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lama Temple, Beijing, China
Died: February 7, 1799
The Qianlong Emperor of the Qing Dynasty was the fourth son of the Yongzheng Emperor and reigned over China from 1735 to 1796. Known for the economic prosperity and military prowess his kingdom gained under his rule, he continued to indirectly rule as the Retired Emperor even after his abdication.
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Mikhail Lomonosov
(Russian Author and Scientist Who Discovered the ‘Atmosphere of Venus’ and the ‘Law of Conservation of Mass’)
Mikhail Lomonosov
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lomonossowo, Russia
Died: April 15, 1765

Russian polymath Mikhail Lomonosov was born to a fisherman father and left his village later to satiate his hunger for knowledge. Apart from reforming Russian language and literature, he also made the first colored glass mosaic in his country and discovered the atmosphere of Venus. He loved simple life.

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Roger Joseph Boscovich
(Physicist, Astronomer, Philosopher and Founder of 'Brera Observatory')
Roger Joseph Boscovich
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Died: February 13, 1787

Italian astronomer and mathematician Roger Joseph Boscovich was one of the first European scientists to accept Newton’s gravitational theory. His contributions to astronomy include the application of geometry to compute the orbit of a planet and the equator of a rotating planet. He also laid the foundation of the atomic theory.

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Edward Boscawen
(Admiral)
Edward Boscawen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tregothnan, Cornwall, England
Died: January 10, 1761
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Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
(Author)
Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
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Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: September 8, 1780
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Daniel Parke Custis
(Farmer)
Daniel Parke Custis
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Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: York County, Virginia, United States
Died: July 8, 1757
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Thomas Hutchinson
(Businessman)
Thomas Hutchinson
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Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: British America
Died: June 3, 1780
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Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg
(Diplomat and State Chancellor of the Habsburg Empire (1753 - 1792))
Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: June 27, 1794

Austrian chancellor Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg was a supporter of enlightened absolutism. Though he initially studied law, he later rose to be the State Chancellor of the Habsburg monarchy and stayed in the position for almost 40 years. He witnessed the Seven Years’ War during his tenure.

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William Boyce
(Composer)
William Boyce
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 7, 1779
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Omar Ali Saifuddin I
(18th Sultan of Brunei)
Omar Ali Saifuddin I
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brunei Town, Brunei
Died: July 10, 1795
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Jean-Joseph de Mondonville
(Violinist)
Jean-Joseph de Mondonville
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Narbonne, France
Died: October 8, 1772
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Ebenezer Kinnersley
(Scientist)
Ebenezer Kinnersley
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: England
Died: July 4, 1778
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Kitty Clive
(Actress)
Kitty Clive
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Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 6, 1785
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Laura Bassi
(Italian Physicist)
Laura Bassi
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: February 20, 1778

Known as Bolognese Minerva, Laura Bassi became the first woman physics professor to have taught at a European university, when she started teaching at the University of Bologna. A child prodigy, she excelled in Latin and math at age 5. She was also the first lady with a doctorate in science.

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William IV, Prince of Orange
(Prince)
William IV, Prince of Orange
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Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Died: October 22, 1751
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Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple
(Politician)
Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wotton Underwood, England
Died: September 12, 1779
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Abraham Roentgen
(Cabinetmaker)
Abraham Roentgen
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Listed In: Designers
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Muhlheim, Germany
Died: March 1, 1793
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John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont
(Politician)
John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont
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Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 4, 1770
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Eleazar Wheelock
(American Congregational Minister, Orator, and Educator)
Eleazar Wheelock
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Windham, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 24, 1779

Eleazar Wheelock was an 18th-century Congregational minister, orator, and educator in Lebanon. He was the founder of the Moor's Charity School, which he started to educate Native Americans. Later on, he founded Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, with the primary motive of educating the sons of American colonists. He was a long-term slave owner.

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Barbara of Portugal
(Queen)
Barbara of Portugal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ribeira Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: August 27, 1758