Famous People Born In 1720

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Discover the most famous people born in 1720. The list includes people like Charles Edward Stuart, Balaji Baji Rao, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, James Hargreaves, William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include playwrights, spiritual & religious leaders, political leaders and emperors & kings born in 1720. This list includes people from England, Germany, United States and many more countries.
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Charles Edward Stuart
(Military Leader)
Charles Edward Stuart
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Palazzo Muti, Rome
Died: January 31, 1788
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Baron Münchhausen
(Fiction writer)
Baron Münchhausen
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Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bodenwerder
Died: February 22, 1797
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Balaji Baji Rao
(8th Peshwa of the Maratha Empire (1740-61))
Balaji Baji Rao
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Died: June 23, 1761
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Anna Maria Mozart
(Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's mother)
Anna Maria Mozart
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Gilgen, Austria
Died: July 3, 1778
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italian Classical Archaeologist, Architect, and Artist)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
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Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: November 9, 1778
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Emperor Sakuramachi
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Died: May 28, 1750
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Gilbert White
(Naturalist)
Gilbert White
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Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Selborne, Hampshire, England
Died: June 26, 1793
Louisa Ulrika of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 16, 1782
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Pontiac
(Warrior)
Pontiac
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Great Lakes region
Died: April 20, 1769
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Giuseppe Sanmartino
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: December 12, 1793
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John Woolman
(American Merchant, Quaker Preacher and Early Abolitionist During the Colonial Era)
John Woolman
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Listed In: Preachers
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burlington, New Jersey, United States
Died: October 7, 1772
William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 2, 1764
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Jonathan Mayhew
(Minister)
Jonathan Mayhew
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Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 9, 1766
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James Hargreaves
(Weaver, carpenter and inventor who was was one of three men responsible for the mechanisation of spinning)
James Hargreaves
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, England
Died: April 22, 1778
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Philip, Duke of Parma
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Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: July 18, 1765
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Honore III
(Prince)
Honore III
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Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 21, 1795
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Carlo Gozzi
(Playwright)
Carlo Gozzi
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Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: April 4, 1806
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Peg Woffington
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 28, 1760
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Samuel Foote
(Playwright, Impresario, Actor, Stage actor, Writer)
Samuel Foote
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Truro
Died: October 21, 1777
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Justus Möser
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Osnabrück, Germany
Died: January 8, 1794
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Emmanuel-Armand de Richelieu, duke d'Aiguillon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 1, 1788
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Charles De Geer
(Swedish Industrialist and Entomologist)
Charles De Geer
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Listed In: Entomologists
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Finspång, Sweden
Died: March 7, 1778
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Anne Catherine Hoof Green
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Listed In: Publishers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Netherlands
Died: March 23, 1775
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Franciszek Bohomolec
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: near Vitsyebsk, Belarus
Died: April 24, 1784
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Konrad Ekhof
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: June 16, 1778
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Charles Bonnet
(naturalist and philosophical writer)
Charles Bonnet
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Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: May 20, 1793
José de Gálvez, 1st Marquess of Sonora
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Macharaviaya, Spain
Died: August 21, 1792