Famous People Born In 1738

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Discover the most famous people born in 1738. The list includes people like George III of the United Kingdom, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, William Herschel, Ethan Allen, John Singleton Copley and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, philosophers and artists born in 1738. This list includes people from United States, England and many more countries.
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George III of the United Kingdom
(King of Great Britain and of Ireland from 1760 to 1801)
George III of the United Kingdom
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 29, 1820
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Ethan Allen
(Revolutionary War Hero)
Ethan Allen
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 12, 1789
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William Herschel
(Astronomer Known for His Discovery of 'Uranus' and 'Infrared Radiation')
William Herschel
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: August 23, 1822
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Túpac Amaru II
(Revolutionary)
Túpac Amaru II
1
Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Surimana-Canas, Cuzco, Viceroyalty of Peru
Died: May 18, 1781
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Cesare Beccaria
(One of the Greatest Thinkers of the Age of Enlightenment Known for His Treatise 'On Crimes and Punishments')
Cesare Beccaria
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Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: November 28, 1794
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John Singleton Copley
(Anglo-American painter)
John Singleton Copley
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Boston, United States
Died: September 9, 1815
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Arthur Phillip
(1st Governor of New South Wales (1788 - 1792))
Arthur Phillip
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cheapside, London, England
Died: August 31, 1814
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Joseph-Ignace Guillotin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saintes, France
Died: March 26, 1814
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Silas Deane
(Diplomat)
Silas Deane
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Groton, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 23, 1789
William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nottinghamshire, England
Died: October 30, 1809
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Benjamin West
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Springfield, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 11, 1820
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Aleijadinho
(Sculptor)
Aleijadinho
0
Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died: November 18, 1814
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John Walter
(Publisher)
John Walter
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 16, 1812
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Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis
(One of the Leading British Generals in the American War of Independence)
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grosvenor Square, London, England
Died: October 5, 1805
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Richard Montgomery
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Swords, Ireland
Died: December 31, 1775
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Thomas Nelson Jr.
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yorktown, Virginia, United States
Died: January 4, 1789
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Matvey Kazakov
(Architect)
Matvey Kazakov
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 7, 1812
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Jonathan Battishill
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 10, 1801
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Betje Wolff
(Novelist)
Betje Wolff
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vlissingen, Netherlands
Died: November 5, 1804
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Nancy Ward
(Political leader)
Nancy Ward
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Chota, United States
Died: 1822 AD
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Jacques François Dugommier
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Trois-Rivières, Guadeloupe
Died: November 18, 1794
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John Beresford
(Statesman)
John Beresford
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Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: November 5, 1805
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Rufus Putnam
(Military officer)
Rufus Putnam
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sutton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 4, 1824
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Claude Michel
(Sculptor)
Claude Michel
0
Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 20th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: March 29, 1814
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Stanislas de Boufflers
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: January 18, 1815
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Jonathan Boucher
0
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cumberland, England
Died: April 27, 1804
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Jacques Delille
0
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Aigueperse, France
Died: May 1, 1813
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Mary Katherine Goddard
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Listed In: Publishers
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: August 12, 1816
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John Wolcot
(Satirist)
John Wolcot
0
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Devon, England
Died: January 14, 1819
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Hayashi Shihei
0
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 28, 1793
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James Manning
(Minister)
James Manning
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 29, 1791