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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 James Cook

James Cook
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Listed In: Explorers
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marton, England
Died: February 14, 1779

 2 Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: County Longford, Ireland
Died: April 4, 1774

 3 Peter III of Russia

Peter III of Russia
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Emperor of Russia (1762)
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: July 17, 1772
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 4 Shah Alam II

Shah Alam II
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: November 19, 1806
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 5 Caesar Rodney

Caesar Rodney
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Famous As: Governor of Delaware (1778-81)
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kent County
Died: June 26, 1784

 6 Robert Adam

Robert Adam
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Listed In: Archaeologists
Famous As: Architect, Archaeologist, Politician
Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy
Died: March 3, 1792
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 7 Johann Heinrich Lambert

Johann Heinrich Lambert
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician who Proved that π is Irrational
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mulhouse, France
Died: September 25, 1777
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 8 Joseph Black

Joseph Black
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist, Physicist, Scientist, University teacher
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bordeaux
Died: December 6, 1799
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 9 John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson
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Famous As: Pioneer in cast iron manufacturing
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bridgefoot
Died: July 14, 1808

 10 John Stark

John Stark
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Londonderry, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 8, 1822
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 11 Chevalier d'Éon

Chevalier d'Éon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: 5th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tonnere, France
Died: May 21, 1810

 12 Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden

Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Grand Duke
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: June 10, 1811
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 13 Nicholas Herkimer

Nicholas Herkimer
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: German Flatts, New York, United States
Died: August 16, 1777

 14 Thomas Warton

Thomas Warton
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Famous As: Literary historian
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Basingstoke, England
Died: May 21, 1790
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 15 Ferdinando Galiani

Ferdinando Galiani
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chieti, Italy
Died: October 30, 1787

 16 Marie Louise of France

Marie Louise of France
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, France
Died: February 19, 1733
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 17 Pietro Verri

Pietro Verri
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: June 28, 1797

 18 John Hunter

John Hunter
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Listed In: Surgeons
Famous As: military physician, physician, university teacher
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lanarkshire
Died: October 16, 1793
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 19 Ali Bey al-Kabir

Ali Bey al-Kabir
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Abkhazia, Georgia
Died: May 8, 1773

 20 Matthew Boulton

Matthew Boulton
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Famous As: Businessperson, Engineer
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: August 17, 1809
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 21 Charles Mason

Charles Mason
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Listed In: Astronomers
Famous As: astronomer
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oakridge
Died: October 25, 1786

 22 Isabel Godin des Odonais

Isabel Godin des Odonais
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Listed In: Explorers
Famous As: Journeyer
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riobamba, Ecuador
Died: September 28, 1792
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 23 Paolo Frisi

Paolo Frisi
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melegnano, Italy
Died: November 22, 1784

 24 John Wood, the Younger

John Wood, the Younger
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bath, England
Died: June 18, 1782
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 25 Johann Andreas Stein

Johann Andreas Stein
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Listed In: Designers
Famous As: Piano craftsman
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Heidesheim, Germany
Died: February 29, 1792

 26 José Moñino, 1st Count of Floridablanca

José Moñino, 1st Count of Floridablanca
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Murcia, Spain
Died: December 30, 1808

 27 Étienne-Louis Boullée

Étienne-Louis Boullée
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 4, 1799

 28 Johann Adam Hiller

Johann Adam Hiller
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Germany
Died: June 16, 1804

 29 Anton Raphael Mengs

Anton Raphael Mengs
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ústí nad Labem, Czechia
Died: June 29, 1779

 30 Niccolò Piccinni

Niccolò Piccinni
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Italian composer
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bari
Died: May 7, 1800

 31 David Tannenberg

David Tannenberg
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Organ maker
Birthdate: 21st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Upper Lusatia, Germany
Died: May 19, 1804