Famous People Born In 1723

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Discover the most famous people born in 1723. The list includes people like Adam Smith, Crispus Attucks, Joshua Reynolds, William Blackstone, Frederick V of Denmark and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include philosophers, political leaders, poets and artists born in 1723. This list includes people from England, Germany, United States & France and many more countries.
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Adam Smith
(18th Century Scottish Economist Who is Considered the Father of Modern Economics)
Adam Smith
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Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Died: July 17, 1790
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Prithvi Narayan Shah
(First Ruler of the Kingdom of Nepal)
Prithvi Narayan Shah
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gorkha, Nepal
Died: January 15, 1775
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Crispus Attucks
(First person killed during the Boston Massacre)
Crispus Attucks
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1770 AD
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William Blackstone
(British Jurist and Judge Known for Writing the 'Commentaries on the Laws of England')
William Blackstone
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 14, 1780
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Princess Mary of Great Britain
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Essex House, London, England
Died: January 14, 1772
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John Witherspoon
(Scottish-American Presbyterian Minister, Educator and a Founding Father of the United States)
John Witherspoon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gifford, Scotland
Died: November 15, 1794
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John Byron
(Navy officer)
John Byron
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newstead Abbey, England
Died: April 10, 1786
Friedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm
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Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Regensburg, Germany
Died: December 19, 1807
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William Livingston
(Politician)
William Livingston
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: July 25, 1790
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Mir Taqi Mir
(Former Urdu poet of the 18th century Mughal India and one of the pioneers who gave shape to the Urdu language itself)
Mir Taqi Mir
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: September 20, 1810
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Ike no Taiga
(Japanese Painter)
Ike no Taiga
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Died: May 30, 1776
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Baron d'Holbach
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edesheim, Germany
Died: January 21, 1789
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Carl Friedrich Abel
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Köthen (Anhalt), Germany
Died: June 20, 1787
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Joshua Reynolds
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plympton, England
Died: February 23, 1792
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Frederick V of Denmark
(King of Denmark and Norway Who Improved Denmark's Foreign Trade)
Frederick V of Denmark
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Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 14, 1766
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Mathurin Jacques Brisson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fontenay-le-Comte, France
Died: June 23, 1806
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Gavin Hamilton
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bertram Shotts, Scotland
Died: January 4, 1798
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Adam Ferguson
(Philosopher)
Adam Ferguson
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Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Logierait, Perthshire, Scotland
Died: February 22, 1816
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Samuel Davies
(American minister)
Samuel Davies
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Castle, Delaware
Died: February 4, 1761
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Franz Anton Bustelli
(German Artist Known for His Work in the Light, Asymmetric, Lavishly Decorated Rococo Style)
Franz Anton Bustelli
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Locarno, Switzerland
Died: April 18, 1763
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La Clairon
(Actress)
La Clairon
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Conde-sur-l’Escaut, France
Died: January 29, 1803
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Giovanni Antonio Scopoli
(Italian Naturalist and Physician)
Giovanni Antonio Scopoli
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cavalese, Italy
Died: May 8, 1788
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Richard Price
(Moral Philosopher and Mathematician Best Known for Editing, Publishing and Developing 'Bayes–Price Theorem')
Richard Price
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Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Llangeinor, Wales
Died: April 19, 1791
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Tobias Mayer
(Astronomer)
Tobias Mayer
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marbach am Neckar, Germany
Died: February 20, 1762
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Alejandro O'Reilly
(3rd Spanish Governor of Louisiana)
Alejandro O'Reilly
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltrasna, County Meath, Ireland
Died: March 23, 1794
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Miura Baien
(Philosopher)
Miura Baien
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Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Japan
Died: April 9, 1789
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Sir William Chambers
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Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
Died: March 10, 1796
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Goronwy Owen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Anglesey, Wales
Died: June 30, 1769
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Jean-François Marmontel
(French Historian and Writer Known for His Autobiographical Work 'Mémoires d'un père')
Jean-François Marmontel
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 11th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bort-les-Orgues, France
Died: December 31, 1799