Famous People Born In 1740

Discover the most famous people born in 1740. The list includes people like Marquis de Sade, Ivan VI of Russia, James Boswell, Johann van Beethoven, Haym Salomon and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, lawyers and composers born in 1740. This list includes people from England, France, Germany & United States and many more countries.

Ivan VI of RussiaIvan VI of Russia
23rd August, Russian
Emperor of Russia
Marquis de SadeMarquis de Sade
2nd June, French
Erotic Novelist

Johann van BeethovenJohann van Beethoven
14th November, German
Musician, Conductor, Singer, Composer

James BoswellJames Boswell
18th October, British, Scottish
Biographer

Haym SalomonHaym Salomon
7th April, Polish, American
Businessman

Ali Pasha of IoanninaAli Pasha of Ioannina
30th November, Albanian
Government Official
Empress Go-SakuramachiEmpress Go-Sakuramachi
23rd September, Japanese
Monarch

Francis LightFrancis Light
30th November, British
Explorer

Elias BoudinotElias Boudinot
2nd May, American
Politician
William PacaWilliam Paca
31st October, British, American
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

Giovanni PaisielloGiovanni Paisiello
9th May, Italian
Italian composer
David BushnellDavid Bushnell
30th August, American
Inventor

Carl Michael BellmanCarl Michael Bellman
4th February, Swedish
Swedish songwriter

Philip James de LoutherbourgPhilip James de Loutherbourg
31st October, French, British
Painter

Sir Francis Baring, 1st BaronetSir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet
18th April, British
Banker

Horace Bénédict de SaussureHorace Bénédict de Saussure
17th February, Swiss
Geologist
Louis-Sébastien MercierLouis-Sébastien Mercier
6th June, French
Author

Giambattista BodoniGiambattista Bodoni
26th February, Italian
Typographer

Henry CortHenry Cort
30th November, British
Ironmaster

Isabelle de CharrièreIsabelle de Charrière
20th October, Swiss, Dutch
Writer
Matthias ClaudiusMatthias Claudius
15th August, German
Poet

J. F. OberlinJ. F. Oberlin
31st August, French
Pastor
John SullivanJohn Sullivan
17th February, American
Politician

Georg Magnus SprengtportenGeorg Magnus Sprengtporten
16th August, Finnish, Swedish
Politician

John FrereJohn Frere
10th August, British
Antiquary
Johann Heinrich JungJohann Heinrich Jung
12th September, German
Author

John CartwrightJohn Cartwright
17th September, British
British politician
Nicolau Tolentino de AlmeidaNicolau Tolentino de Almeida
10th September, Portuguese
Poet

Joseph-Michel MontgolfierJoseph-Michel Montgolfier
26th August, French
Aviator

Samuel ArnoldSamuel Arnold
10th August, British
Composer
Philip FrancisPhilip Francis
22nd October, Irish, British
Politician

Lewis Hallam the YoungerLewis Hallam the Younger
30th November, British, American
Actor