Famous People Born In 1742

Discover the most famous people born in 1742. The list includes people like Nathanael Greene, Yemelyan Pugachev, James Wilson, William Hooper, Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, revolutionaries, chemists and poets born in 1742. This list includes people from United States, England, Germany 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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Nathanael Greene
(Major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War)

Nathanael Greene
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Potowomut, Rhode Island, United States
Died: June 19, 1786

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James Wilson
(One of the Founding Fathers of the United States & a Signatory of the Declaration of Independence)

James Wilson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fife, Scotland
Died: August 21, 1798

Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: May 28, 1811
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Elizabeth Freeman
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Listed In: Nurses
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Claverack
Died: December 28, 1829
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Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
(Prussian field marshal)

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toitenwinkel, Rostock, Germany
Died: September 12, 1819

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Carl Wilhelm Scheele
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stralsund, Germany
Died: May 21, 1786
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Yemelyan Pugachev
(Leader of Pugachev Rebellion)

Yemelyan Pugachev
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Volgograd Oblast, Russia
Died: January 21, 1775
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William Hooper
(Former Delegate to the Continental Congress)

William Hooper
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Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston
Died: October 14, 1790
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Pope Pius VII
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cesena, Italy
Died: August 20, 1823

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James Rennell
(Geographer)

James Rennell
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Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chudleigh, England
Died: March 29, 1830
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Ann Bailey
(Revolutionary)

Ann Bailey
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: November 22, 1825

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Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
(Physicist, satirist, and Anglophile)

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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Listed In: Physicists
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ober-Ramstadt, Germany
Died: February 24, 1799
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Arthur Middleton
(Politician)

Arthur Middleton
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Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charleston
Died: January 1, 1787

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Isabella Graham
(Philanthropist)

Isabella Graham
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: July 27, 1814
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Suzanne Simone Baptiste Louverture
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Hait
Died: May 19, 1816

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Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gorgān, Iran
Died: June 17, 1797
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Philip Astley
(Equestrian)

Philip Astley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newcastle-under-Lyme, England
Died: January 27, 1814

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Jean-Baptiste Krumpholz
(Czech Harpist and Composer Who Composed Sonatas and Concertos For Harp)

Jean-Baptiste Krumpholz
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Town, Prague, Czechia
Died: February 19, 1790
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Roch-Ambroise Cucurron Sicard
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Le Fousseret, France
Died: May 10, 1822

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Manasseh Cutler
(Clergyman)

Manasseh Cutler
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Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Killingly, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 28, 1823
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Bon-Joseph Dacier
(Historian, Philologist)

Bon-Joseph Dacier
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Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Valognes, France
Died: February 4, 1833

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Charlotte von Stein
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Eisenach, Germany
Died: January 6, 1827
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Nicolas Leblanc
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Issoudun, France
Died: January 16, 1806

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Edward Buncombe
(Plantation owner from the Province of North Carolina who served as a colonel in the North Carolina militia and Continental Army)

Edward Buncombe
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Saint Kitts
Died: 1778 AD
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William Combe
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: June 19, 1823

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Jean Senebier
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: July 22, 1809
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Samuel Provoost
(Clergyman)

Samuel Provoost
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: September 6, 1815

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Richard Cosway
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tiverton, England
Died: July 4, 1821
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Johan Herman Wessel
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akershus, Norway
Died: December 29, 1785

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Jean Dauberval
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Listed In: Ballet Dancers
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: February 14, 1806

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Lionel Lukin
(Inventor)

Lionel Lukin
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Great Dunmow, England
Died: February 16, 1834