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.

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 Marquis de Sade

Marquis de Sade
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Philosopher
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 2, 1814

 2 Ivan VI of Russia

Ivan VI of Russia
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Emperor of Russia
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 16, 1764

 3 Johann van Beethoven

Johann van Beethoven
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany
Died: December 18, 1792
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 4 Empress Go-Sakuramachi

Empress Go-Sakuramachi
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Died: December 24, 1813
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 5 James Boswell

James Boswell
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Biographer
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: May 19, 1795

 6 David Bushnell

David Bushnell
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: 1824 AD
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 7 Giambattista Bodoni

Giambattista Bodoni
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Typographer
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saluzzo, Italy
Died: November 30, 1813
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 8 J. F. Oberlin

J. F. Oberlin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pastor
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: June 1, 1826
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 9 Carl Michael Bellman

Carl Michael Bellman
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: February 11, 1795

 10 Giovanni Paisiello

Giovanni Paisiello
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roccaforzata, Italy
Died: June 5, 1816
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 11 Philip James de Loutherbourg

Philip James de Loutherbourg
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Strasbourg
Died: March 11, 1812

 12 William Paca

William Paca
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, Judge
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Abingdon
Died: October 23, 1799
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 13 Joseph-Michel Montgolfier

Joseph-Michel Montgolfier
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Listed In: Aviators
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Annonay, France
Died: June 26, 1810

 14 Philip Francis

Philip Francis
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: December 23, 1818
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 15 Haym Salomon

Haym Salomon
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Leszno, Poland
Died: January 6, 1785

 16 Elizabeth Sugrue

Elizabeth Sugrue
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Famous As: Executioner
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: County Kerry, Ireland
Died: 1807 AD
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 17 Ali Pasha of Ioannina

Ali Pasha of Ioannina
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Albanian ruler who served as pasha of a large part of western Rumelia
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Tepelenë, Albania
Died: January 24, 1822

 18 Francis Light

Francis Light
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Listed In: Explorers
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Dallinghoo, England
Died: October 25, 1794
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 19 John Sullivan

John Sullivan
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Somersworth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: January 23, 1795

 20 Elias Boudinot

Elias Boudinot
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 2nd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 24, 1821
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 21 Georg Magnus Sprengtporten

Georg Magnus Sprengtporten
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gammelbacka, Finland
Died: October 13, 1819

 22 Henry Cort

Henry Cort
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Ironmaster
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Lancaster, England
Died: May 23, 1800
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 23 Isabelle de Charrière

Isabelle de Charrière
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: December 27, 1805

 24 Sir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet

Sir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet
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Listed In: Bankers
Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Exeter, England
Died: September 11, 1810
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 25 Louis-Sébastien Mercier

Louis-Sébastien Mercier
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 25, 1814

 26 Samuel Arnold

Samuel Arnold
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 22, 1802
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 27 Horace Bénédict de Saussure

Horace Bénédict de Saussure
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: January 22, 1799

 28 Matthias Claudius

Matthias Claudius
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Reinfeld, Germany
Died: January 21, 1815
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 29 John Frere

John Frere
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Listed In: Archaeologists
Famous As: Antiquary
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Roydon Hall, England
Died: July 12, 1807

 30 Johann Heinrich Jung

Johann Heinrich Jung
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Grund, Germany
Died: April 2, 1817

 31 John Cartwright

John Cartwright
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: British politician
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marnham, England
Died: September 23, 1824

 32 Lewis Hallam the Younger

Lewis Hallam the Younger
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Died: November 1, 1808

 33 Nicolau Tolentino de Almeida

Nicolau Tolentino de Almeida
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: June 23, 1811