Famous People Born In 1735

Discover the most famous people born in 1735. The list includes people like John Adams, Paul Revere, Granville Sharp, Joseph Ducreux, Johann Christian Bach and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, chemists and mathematicians born in 1735. This list includes people from United States, England, France and many more countries.
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John Adams
(2nd President of United States (1797-1801))
John Adams
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 4, 1826

One of the Founding Fathers of America, John Adams was a statesman, attorney, and diplomat who served as the second president of the United States. He was a principal leader of the American Revolution. As a lawyer, he was devoted to the right to counsel and presumption of innocence. His administration has been favorably ranked by historians and scholars.

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Paul Revere
(American Military Officer & Silversmith Who Warned Boston-Area Residents that the British Were Coming During His Midnight Ride)
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 10, 1818
Paul Revere was a silversmith from Boston and a Patriot in the American Revolution who is remembered for alerting his fellow Patriots, during a midnight ride, about the approaching British forces prior to the battles of Lexington and Concord. He remains immortalized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem Paul Revere's Ride.
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Johann Christian Bach
(Composer)
Johann Christian Bach
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: January 1, 1782
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Joseph Ducreux
(Former Painter who was a successful portraitist at the court of Louis XVI of France)
Joseph Ducreux
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Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: July 24, 1802
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Button Gwinnett
(Politician)
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Down Hatherley, Gloucestershire, Great Britain
Died: May 19, 1777
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Granville Sharp
(Abolitionist)
Granville Sharp
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Durham, England
Died: July 6, 1813

Granville Sharp was an activist who became one of the first English campaigners to support abolitionism in the UK. Sharp devised a plan to settle people in slavery and black people in Sierra Leone. He also established the St George's Bay Company and is thus considered a founding father of Sierra Leone. Sharp also worked towards correcting other social injustices.

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Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond
(Politician)
Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Died: December 29, 1806
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Thomas Conway
(Military General)
Thomas Conway
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: 1800 AD
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Ahmad al-Tijani
(Theologian)
Ahmad al-Tijani
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Listed In: Theologians
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Aïn Madhi, Algeria
Died: 1815 AD
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Ignacy Krasicki
(Polish Poet and Archbishop of Gniezno)
Ignacy Krasicki
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dubiecko, Poland
Died: March 14, 1801

Ignacy Krasicki was a Primate of Poland, playwright, journalist, encyclopedist, translator, critic of the clergy and a prominent Enlightenment poet of Poland. The most notable works of Krasicki are his Fables and Parables and Satires. The first Polish novel, The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom, written in the form of a diary by Krasicki is a milestone in Polish literature.

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J. Hector St. John de Crèvecœur
(Writer)
J. Hector St. John de Crèvecœur
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Listed In: Essayists
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Caen, France
Died: November 12, 1813
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Jesse Ramsden
(Mathematician)
Jesse Ramsden
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salterhebble, Halifax, England
Died: November 5, 1800
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Claude Martin
(Army officer who served in the French)
Claude Martin
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: September 13, 1800
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Torbern Bergman
(Swedish Chemist and Mineralogist Known for His Research on the Chemistry of Metals, Especially 'Bismut'h and 'Nickel')
Torbern Bergman
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Katrineberg, Låstad parish, Sweden
Died: July 8, 1784

Torbern Olof Bergman was a Swedish mineralogist and chemist. He is best remembered for his 1775 work Dissertation on Elective Attractions, which contains the largest chemical affinity tables. He also contributed immensely to the development of quantitative analysis. Torbern Olof Bergman also taught physics and mathematics at the University of Uppsala.

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Ivan Gannibal
(Abram Petrovich Gannibal's son)
Ivan Gannibal
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karjaküla, Estonia
Died: October 12, 1801
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John Carroll
(American Prelate of the Catholic Church)
John Carroll
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States
Died: December 3, 1815

Born into a wealthy Maryland family and educated in France and Belgium, John Carroll is remembered as the first American Roman Catholic bishop and the first archbishop of Baltimore. He also established Georgetown University. Though he owned more than 100 slaves, he advocated for humane treatment of slaves.

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Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde
(Mathematician)
Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 1, 1796

Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde initially made a name for himself as a violinist. He drifted to mathematics much later, at age 35, and  became famous for his determinant theory in mathematics and for solving a complex math problem called The Knight's Tour. His memoirs are invaluable to understanding math.

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Johann Karl August Musäus
(German Writer of Fairy Tales)
Johann Karl August Musäus
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jena, Germany
Died: October 28, 1787

Johann Karl August Musäus was a popular 18th-century German author. He was among the first collectors of German folk stories and is best known for his Volksmärchen der Deutschen, a collection of German fairy tales retold as satires. Besides writing, he also taught ancient history and languages at the Wilhelm-Ernst-Gymnasium in Weimar. An asteroid has been named after him. 

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James Beattie
(Linguist, Poet, Translator, Philosopher, Writer)
James Beattie
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Laurencekirk, United Kingdom
Died: August 18, 1803

James Beattie was a Scottish philosopher, moralist, educator, and poet. His philosophical writings and poetry, which opposed slavery, are widely viewed as the primary source of Immanuel Kant's knowledge of David Hume. James Beattie, who was among the members that established the Royal Society of Edinburgh, is one of the 16 personalities depicted on the famous Scott Monument.

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Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti
(Zoologist, Herpetologist)
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Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 17, 1805
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Crown Prince Sado
(Prince)
Crown Prince Sado
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Died: July 12, 1762
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Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne
(Field Marshal)
Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: December 13, 1814

Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne was a Belgian Field Marshal, writer, and intellectual. As a field officer, Prince Charles-Joseph de Ligne fought in many important battles during the famous Seven Years' War. A prolific writer, de Ligne also authored a great volume of work.

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Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick
(Prince)
Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wolfenbüttel, Germany
Died: November 10, 1806
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Claude-Carloman de Rulhière
(Poet)
Claude-Carloman de Rulhière
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bondy, France
Died: January 30, 1791
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Kpengla
(Kingdom of Dahomey)
Kpengla
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Benin
Died: 1789 AD
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Duchess Christiane of Mecklenburg
(Princess)
Duchess Christiane of Mecklenburg
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Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Unteres Schloß, Mirow, Germany
Died: August 31, 1794
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Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton
(Politician)
Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: England
Died: March 14, 1811
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Nancy Hart
(American Spy)
Nancy Hart
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Listed In: Spies
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
Died: 1830 AD

Legendary heroine of the American Revolutionary War, Nancy Hart was a skilled frontierswoman and herbalist from Georgia. Folklore has it that she was a 6-feet tall, muscular, red-headed woman, known as “war woman” to the locals. She is said to have fought and spied dressed as a man.

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Charles William, Prince of Nassau-Usingen
(Prince)
Charles William, Prince of Nassau-Usingen
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Listed In: Noblemen
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Usingen, Germany
Died: May 17, 1803
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François Christophe de Kellermann
(General)
François Christophe de Kellermann
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: September 23, 1820
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Robert Raikes
(Philanthropist)
Robert Raikes
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Listed In: Philanthropists
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gloucester, England
Died: April 5, 1811
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John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent
(British Politician and Naval Officer)
John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Meaford Hall, Staffordshire, England
Died: March 14, 1823
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Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington
(Politician)
Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meath, Ireland
Died: May 22, 1781
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James Tassie
(Artist)
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Pollokshaws, Scotland
Died: 1799 AD
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Tobias Furneaux
(Navigator)
Tobias Furneaux
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plymouth, England
Died: September 18, 1781
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Andreas Peter Bernstorff
(Danish Diplomat and Political Leader)
Andreas Peter Bernstorff
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: June 21, 1797
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Dmitry Levitzky
(Painter)
Dmitry Levitzky
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ukraine
Died: April 17, 1822

One of the best portrait painters to have existed during the reign of Catherine the Great, Dmitry Levitzky was taught the basics of art by his engraver father. He had also mastered gravure printing. Though he had earned many commissions in his lifetime, he didn’t earn enough and died amid poverty.

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John Langhorne
(Poet)
John Langhorne
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Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: England
Died: April 1, 1779
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Ganioda'yo
(Religious leader)
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Ganawaugus, New York, United States
Died: August 10, 1815

Ganioda'yo, better known as Handsome Lake, was a Seneca religious leader. A leader and prophet, Handsome Lake played an important role in revitalizing traditional religion among the People of the Longhouse. His teachings aimed at popularizing the traditional religious beliefs of his people, which had been marred by colonization. His teachings were later published and are practiced even today.