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

James BoswellJames Boswell
18th October, British, Scottish
Biographer

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

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

Ali Pasha of IoanninaAli Pasha of Ioannina
30th November, Albanian
Government Official
Haym SalomonHaym Salomon
7th April, Polish, American
Businessman

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

John SullivanJohn Sullivan
17th February, American
Politician
Elias BoudinotElias Boudinot
2nd May, 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

Giambattista BodoniGiambattista Bodoni
26th February, Italian
Typographer

David BushnellDavid Bushnell
30th August, American
Inventor

Louis-Sébastien MercierLouis-Sébastien Mercier
6th June, French
Author
William PacaWilliam Paca
31st October, British, American
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

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

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

Henry CortHenry Cort
30th November, British
Ironmaster
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
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

John CartwrightJohn Cartwright
17th September, British
British politician