Famous People Born In 1727

Discover the most famous people born in 1727. The list includes people like Thomas Gainsborough, William Ellery, Mahadaji Shinde, Horatio Gates, James Wolfe and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, composers and economists born in 1727. This list includes people from France, Italy, England & United States and many more countries.
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Thomas Gainsborough
(Landscape painter)
Thomas Gainsborough
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sudbury, England
Died: August 2, 1788
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James Wolfe
(Officer)
James Wolfe
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Westerham, United Kingdom
Died: September 13, 1759
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Horatio Gates
(Army General)
Horatio Gates
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maldon, England
Died: April 10, 1806
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William Ellery
(One of the Founding Fathers of the United States)
William Ellery
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Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newport
Died: February 15, 1820
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Anne Robert Jacques Turgot
(Former Chief minister of France and Economist)
Anne Robert Jacques Turgot
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Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 18, 1781

Anne Robert Jacques Turgot was a chief economist of 18th-century France. One of the pioneers of economic liberalism, he was previously clubbed with the economists of the Physiocratic school. Many of Adam Smith’s ideas in the pathbreaking book Wealth of Nations were hugely inspired by Turgot’s.

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Jean-Georges Noverre
(French Dancer, Balletmaster and the Creator of 'Ballet D’Action')
Jean-Georges Noverre
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 19, 1810

Jean-Georges Noverre was a French balletmaster and dancer. It is widely believed that he created ballet d'action, a predecessor of the story ballet of the 19th century. Noverre's works continue to inspire and influence several ballet dancers around the world. Such was his contribution to ballet that Jean-Georges Noverre's birthday is celebrated as International Dance Day.

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Louise Elisabeth of France
(Princess)
Louise Elisabeth of France
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Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, France
Died: December 6, 1759
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Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria
(Prince)
Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: December 30, 1777
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George Hepplewhite
(Cabinetmaker)
George Hepplewhite
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Ryton, United Kingdom
Died: June 21, 1786
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Tommaso Traetta
(Composer)
Tommaso Traetta
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 30th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bitonto, Italy
Died: April 6, 1779
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Henriette of France
(Princess)
Henriette of France
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Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, France
Died: February 10, 1752
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Niel Gow
(Violinist)
Niel Gow
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Inver, Scotland
Died: March 1, 1807
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Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
(Painter)
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
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Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: March 3, 1804
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Francesco Bartolozzi
(Engraver)
Francesco Bartolozzi
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: March 7, 1815
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Samuel Heinicke
(Educator)
Samuel Heinicke
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Germany
Died: April 30, 1790
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Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Gobel
(Politician)
Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Gobel
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Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thann, France
Died: April 13, 1794
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Ferdinand Berthoud
(Scientist)
Ferdinand Berthoud
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Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died: June 20, 1807
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Giovanni Battista Cipriani
(Painter)
Giovanni Battista Cipriani
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: December 14, 1785
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Johann Gottlieb Goldberg
(Composer)
Johann Gottlieb Goldberg
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: April 13, 1756
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Jean-André Deluc
(Swiss Geologist, Natural Philosopher and Meteorologist)
Jean-André Deluc
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: November 7, 1817

Copley Medal-winning geologist and meteorologist Jean-André Deluc had initially studied math and natural sciences, before embarking on business tours across Europe. In course of time, he gathered a huge collection of fossils and minerals. His research areas included the mercury barometer. He was later named a fellow of the Royal Society.

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Raja Haji
(Indonesian Warrior and Freedom Fighter)
Raja Haji
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Riau, Indonesia
Died: 1784 AD

Raja Haji was a Bugis warrior and crown prince of the Johor-Riau Sultanate. An important freedom fighter, Raja Haji spearheaded a number of raids on a Dutch fortress in Melacca before he was shot dead by the Dutch forces. His bravery was later commemorated by the Indonesian government with a National Hero of Indonesia title.

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Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena
(Duke)
Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palazzo Ducale di Modena, Modena, Italy
Died: October 14, 1803
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André Morellet
(French Economist, Writer, Associate of the Philosophes and Contributor to the Encyclopédie)
André Morellet
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Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: January 12, 1819

André Morellet was a French economist known for his views on religious tolerance, penal reform, inoculation, and liberty of the press. He advocated for freedom of commerce and sought to bring about reforms to the French political economy. A prolific writer, he made major contributions to the Encyclopédie. He amassed a personal library of over 4,700 titles. 

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Étienne-Charles de Loménie de Brienne
(Politician)
Étienne-Charles de Loménie de Brienne
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 19, 1794
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Jacob Magnus Sprengtporten
(Politician)
Jacob Magnus Sprengtporten
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Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Porvoo, Finland
Died: April 2, 1786

Jacob Magnus Sprengtporten was a Swedish-Finnish politician and army officer. He is best remembered for his role in the Revolution of 1772, which ended the age of democratic monarchy in Sweden and ushered in the age of absolute monarchy.

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Daniel Roberdeau
(Former American Founding Father and merchant residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the time of the American War of Independence)
Daniel Roberdeau
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Saint Kitts
Died: January 5, 1795
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Florimond Claude, Comte de Mercy-Argenteau
(Diplomat)
Florimond Claude, Comte de Mercy-Argenteau
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
Died: August 25, 1794
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Michel Adanson
(Botanist)
Michel Adanson
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Listed In: Botanists
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: August 3, 1806
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William Williams
(Artist)
William Williams
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: April 27, 1791