Famous People Born In 1747

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Discover the most famous people born in 1747. The list includes people like John Paul Jones, Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, Eugenio Espejo, Timothy Dexter, Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, educators and emperors & kings born in 1747. This list includes people from France, United States, Germany and many more countries.
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John Paul Jones
(United States' First Well-Known Naval Commander in the American Revolutionary War)
John Paul Jones
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: July 18, 1792
Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Domaine de Saint Cloud, Saint-Cloud, France
Died: November 6, 1793
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Timothy Dexter
(Businessman)
Timothy Dexter
3
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 23, 1806
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Abraham-Louis Breguet
0
Birthdate: 10th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died: September 17, 1823
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Eugenio Espejo
(Writer & Medical Pioneer)
Eugenio Espejo
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Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quito, Spanish Empire
Died: December 28, 1795
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Thomas Coke
(Priest)
Thomas Coke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brecon, Wales
Died: May 2, 1814
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Johann Bode
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg
Died: November 23, 1826
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Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor)
Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 1, 1792
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Vivant Denon
(Artist)
Vivant Denon
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Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chalon-sur-Saône, France
Died: April 27, 1825
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Shiba Kōkan
(Painter)
Shiba Kōkan
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: November 19, 1818
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Gottfried August Bürger
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Molmerswende, Mansfeld, Germany
Died: June 8, 1794
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Józef Wybicki
(Polish jurist)
Józef Wybicki
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Będomin, Poland
Died: March 10, 1822
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Leopold Koželuch
(Czech Composer Who Created Almost 400 Compositions, Mostly Ballet, Symphonies, and Operas)
Leopold Koželuch
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Velvary, Czechia
Died: May 7, 1818
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Gustavus Conyngham
(Naval officer)
Gustavus Conyngham
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: County Donegal, Ireland
Died: November 27, 1819
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Alexander Bezborodko
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hlukhiv, Ukraine
Died: April 6, 1799
Sir Uvedale Price, 1st Baronet
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Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: England
Died: September 14, 1829
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Anna Seward
(Writer, Poet, Literary critic)
Anna Seward
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lichfield, United Kingdom
Died: March 25, 1809
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Namiki Gohei I
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Died: February 27, 1808
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Johann Peter Melchior
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lintorf, Ratingen, Germany
Died: June 13, 1825
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Anne Pépin
(Business person)
Anne Pépin
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Senegal
Died: 1837 AD
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François Alexandre Frédéric, duc de la Rochefoucauld-Liancourt
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Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: France
Died: March 27, 1827
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Louis Thomas Villaret de Joyeuse
(Naval officer and Politician)
Louis Thomas Villaret de Joyeuse
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Auch, France
Died: July 24, 1812
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Peter de Havilland
(Bailiff of Guernsey from 1810 to 1821)
Peter de Havilland
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Listed In: Lawyers
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Peter Port, Guernsey
Died: March 31, 1821
Armand Louis de Gontaut
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 31, 1793
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