Famous People Born In 1728

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Discover the most famous people born in 1728. The list includes people like James Cook, Peter III of Russia, Oliver Goldsmith, Caesar Rodney, Johann Heinrich Lambert and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, poets, physicists and historians born in 1728. This list includes people from England, France, Germany & Italy and many more countries.
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James Cook
(British Naval Captain, Navigator and Explorer)
James Cook
46
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marton, England
Died: February 14, 1779
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Oliver Goldsmith
(Anglo-Irish Novelist, Playwright, Dramatist and Poet)
Oliver Goldsmith
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: County Longford, Ireland
Died: April 4, 1774
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Peter III of Russia
(Emperor of Russia (January 1762 - July 1762))
Peter III of Russia
8
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: July 17, 1772
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Caesar Rodney
(Governor of Delaware (1778-81))
Caesar Rodney
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Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kent County
Died: June 26, 1784
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Shah Alam II
(Emperor)
Shah Alam II
1
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: November 19, 1806
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Robert Adam
(Architect, Archaeologist, Politician)
Robert Adam
0
Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy
Died: March 3, 1792
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Johann Heinrich Lambert
(Mathematician who Proved that π is Irrational)
Johann Heinrich Lambert
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mulhouse, France
Died: September 25, 1777
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Joseph Black
(Chemist, Physicist, Scientist, University teacher)
Joseph Black
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bordeaux
Died: December 6, 1799
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John Stark
(Military Officer)
John Stark
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Londonderry, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 8, 1822
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John Wilkinson
(Pioneer in cast iron manufacturing)
John Wilkinson
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bridgefoot
Died: July 14, 1808
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Matthew Boulton
(Businessperson, Engineer)
Matthew Boulton
1
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: August 17, 1809
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John Hunter
(military physician, physician, university teacher)
John Hunter
0
Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lanarkshire
Died: October 16, 1793
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Chevalier d'Éon
(French Diplomat and Spy)
Chevalier d'Éon
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 5th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tonnere, France
Died: May 21, 1810
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Charles Mason
(astronomer)
Charles Mason
0
Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oakridge
Died: October 25, 1786
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Niccolò Piccinni
(Italian composer)
Niccolò Piccinni
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bari
Died: May 7, 1800
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Anton Raphael Mengs
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ústí nad Labem, Czechia
Died: June 29, 1779
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Thomas Warton
(Literary historian)
Thomas Warton
0
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Basingstoke, England
Died: May 21, 1790
Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: June 10, 1811
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Nicholas Herkimer
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: German Flatts, New York, United States
Died: August 16, 1777
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Paolo Frisi
(Italian Mathematician and Astronomer Best Known for His Work in Hydraulics)
Paolo Frisi
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melegnano, Italy
Died: November 22, 1784
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Ali Bey al-Kabir
(Political leader)
Ali Bey al-Kabir
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Abkhazia, Georgia
Died: May 8, 1773
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Ferdinando Galiani
(Italian Economist Known for His Contributions to 'Value Theory', 'Interest Theory', and 'Economic Policy')
Ferdinando Galiani
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Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chieti, Italy
Died: October 30, 1787
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Pietro Verri
(Italian Economists, Historian, Philosopher and Writer)
Pietro Verri
0
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: June 28, 1797
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Étienne-Louis Boullée
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Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 4, 1799
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John Wood, the Younger
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Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bath, England
Died: June 18, 1782
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Johann Andreas Stein
(Piano craftsman)
Johann Andreas Stein
0
Listed In: Designers
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Heidesheim, Germany
Died: February 29, 1792
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Isabel Godin des Odonais
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riobamba, Ecuador
Died: September 28, 1792
José Moñino, 1st Count of Floridablanca
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Murcia, Spain
Died: December 30, 1808
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Johann Adam Hiller
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Germany
Died: June 16, 1804
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David Tannenberg
(Organ maker)
David Tannenberg
0
Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 21st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Upper Lusatia, Germany
Died: May 19, 1804
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Marie Louise of France
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Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, France
Died: February 19, 1733