Famous People Born In 1728

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.

James CookJames Cook
27th October, British
Explorer & Navigator
Peter III of RussiaPeter III of Russia
21st February, Russian
Emperor of Russia

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10th November, Irish, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

By maybe John Thomas Scharf [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsCaesar Rodney
7th October, American
Former Governor of Delaware

Johann Heinrich LambertJohann Heinrich Lambert
26th August, Swiss, German, French
Mathematician, Physicist and Astronomer

John WilkinsonJohn Wilkinson
30th November, British
Pioneer in cast iron manufacturing
Shah Alam IIShah Alam II
25th June, Indian
Emperor

Chevalier d'ÉonChevalier d'Éon
5th October, French
Diplomat

John HunterJohn Hunter
13th February, Scottish
military physician, physician, university teacher
Robert AdamRobert Adam
3rd July
Architect, Archaeologist, Politician

Charles MasonCharles Mason
31st March, British
astronomer
John StarkJohn Stark
28th August, American
Military Officer

Étienne-Louis BoulléeÉtienne-Louis Boullée
12th February, French
Architect

Matthew BoultonMatthew Boulton
3rd September, British
Businessperson, Engineer

Joseph BlackJoseph Black
16th April, French, British, Scottish
Chemist, Physicist, Scientist, University teacher

Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of BadenCharles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden
22nd November, German
Grand Duke
Anton Raphael MengsAnton Raphael Mengs
22nd March, Czech, German
painter, art historian

Nicholas HerkimerNicholas Herkimer
30th November, American
General

Ali Bey al-KabirAli Bey al-Kabir
30th November, Egyptian
Political leader

Johann Andreas SteinJohann Andreas Stein
16th May, German
Piano craftsman
Niccolò PiccinniNiccolò Piccinni
16th January, French, Italian
Italian composer

Ferdinando GalianiFerdinando Galiani
2nd December, Italian
Economist
Pietro VerriPietro Verri
12th December, Austrian, Italian
Economist

John Wood, the YoungerJohn Wood, the Younger
25th February, British
Architect

Thomas WartonThomas Warton
9th January, British
Literary historian
José Moñino, 1st Count of FloridablancaJosé Moñino, 1st Count of Floridablanca
21st October, Spanish
Statesman

Johann Adam HillerJohann Adam Hiller
25th December, German
Composer
David TannenbergDavid Tannenberg
21st March, German, American
Organ maker

Paolo FrisiPaolo Frisi
13th April, Italian
Mathematician