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.

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

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

Ali Pasha of IoanninaAli Pasha of Ioannina
30th November, Albanian
Government Official

Empress Go-SakuramachiEmpress Go-Sakuramachi
23rd September, Japanese
Monarch

James BoswellJames Boswell
18th October, British, Scottish
Biographer
Johann van BeethovenJohann van Beethoven
14th November, German
Musician, Conductor, Singer, Composer

Haym SalomonHaym Salomon
7th April, Polish, American
Businessman

John SullivanJohn Sullivan
17th February, American
Politician
Francis LightFrancis Light
30th November, British
Explorer

Giovanni PaisielloGiovanni Paisiello
9th May, Italian
Italian composer
Carl Michael BellmanCarl Michael Bellman
4th February, Swedish
Swedish songwriter

Elias BoudinotElias Boudinot
2nd May, American
Politician

David BushnellDavid Bushnell
30th August, American
Inventor

Giambattista BodoniGiambattista Bodoni
26th February, Italian
Typographer

Sir Francis Baring, 1st BaronetSir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet
18th April, British
Banker
Elizabeth SugrueElizabeth Sugrue
30th November, Irish
Executioner

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

William PacaWilliam Paca
31st October, British, American
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

Henry CortHenry Cort
30th November, British
Ironmaster
Louis-Sébastien MercierLouis-Sébastien Mercier
6th June, French
Author

Horace Bénédict de SaussureHorace Bénédict de Saussure
17th February, Swiss
Geologist
Isabelle de CharrièreIsabelle de Charrière
20th October, Swiss, Dutch
Writer

Samuel ArnoldSamuel Arnold
10th August, British
Composer

Matthias ClaudiusMatthias Claudius
15th August, German
Poet
J. F. OberlinJ. F. Oberlin
31st August, French
Pastor

John CartwrightJohn Cartwright
17th September, British
British politician
Georg Magnus SprengtportenGeorg Magnus Sprengtporten
16th August, Finnish, Swedish
Politician

Philip FrancisPhilip Francis
22nd October, Irish, British
Politician

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

Lewis Hallam the YoungerLewis Hallam the Younger
30th November, British, American
Actor
Nicolau Tolentino de AlmeidaNicolau Tolentino de Almeida
10th September, Portuguese
Poet