Famous People Born In 1753

Discover the most famous people born in 1753. The list includes people like Phillis Wheatley, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, Joseph de Maistre, John Soane and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, lawyers and philosophers born in 1753. This list includes people from England, France, United States and many more countries.
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Phillis Wheatley
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Africa
Died: December 5, 1784
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John Soane
(English Architect and Archaeologist)
John Soane
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Listed In: Archaeologists
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Goring, United Kingdom
Died: January 20, 1837

English architect John Soane contributed immensely to the Neo-Classical style of architecture. Born to a bricklayer, Soane began training as an architect at 15. He soared to fame during his 45-year stint as an architect of the Bank of England and was also knighted for his achievements.

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Lazare Carnot
(Mathematician, Politician, Engineer, Officer, Physicist)
Lazare Carnot
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nolay
Died: August 2, 1823

Lazare Carnot was a French physicist, mathematician, and politician. His role in the Napoleonic Wars and French Revolutionary Wars earned him the sobriquet Organizer of Victory. Carnot is credited with developing innovative defensive designs for forts, such as the Carnot wall which served as a defensive mechanism against infantry and artillery attack.

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William Hull
(United States General)
William Hull
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Derby, Connecticut, United States
Died: November 29, 1825
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Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
(Catholic Priest, Leader of the Mexican War of Independence and Recognized as the Father of the Nation)
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pénjamo, Mexico
Died: July 30, 1811

Spanish priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla is remembered as the father of Mexican independence. During the 1808 French invasion of Spain, the Mexicans demanded independence from Spanish rule. Hidalgo’s subsequent call for revolt against the Spanish is remembered as the Cry of Dolores. He was executed by a firing squad.

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Samuel Crompton
(Inventor)
Samuel Crompton
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Firwood, England
Died: June 26, 1827
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Jean-Baptiste Kléber
(Military General)
Jean-Baptiste Kléber
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: June 14, 1800
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Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark
(Prince)
Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 7, 1805
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Joseph de Maistre
(Philosopher Who Advocated Social Hierarchy & Monarchy in the Period Immediately Following the French Revolution)
Joseph de Maistre
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Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chambéry, France
Died: February 26, 1821

A qualified lawyer, Joseph de Maistre was also a skilled diplomat, moralist, and author. Part of the Savoy Senate, he was exiled in Switzerland after Napoleon’s invasion and later also served in Russia and an envoy of the Sardinian king. A staunch Roman Catholic, he was against liberal and scientific beliefs.

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Louise Marie Adelaide de Bourbon, Duchess of Orleans
(Aristocrat)
Louise Marie Adelaide de Bourbon, Duchess of Orleans
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hôtel de Toulouse, Paris, France
Died: June 23, 1821
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Utamaro
(painter)
Utamaro
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Edo
Died: 1806 AD

One of the most renowned ukiyo-e woodblock artists of Japan, Utamaro is remembered mostly for his portraits of women, such as The Seven Beauties of the Gay Quarters. However, after painting Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s wives and mistresses, he was punished for insulting the military leader, leading to the end of his career.

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Salomon Maimon
(Philosopher)
Salomon Maimon
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Lithuania, Poland-Lithuania
Died: November 22, 1800
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Benjamin Thompson
(Physicist and Inventor)
Benjamin Thompson
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Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 21, 1814
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Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl Stanhope
(Statesman)
Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl Stanhope
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 15, 1816
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John Murphy
(Priest)
John Murphy
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Ferns, Ireland
Died: June 26, 1798
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Josef Dobrovský
(Philologist)
Josef Dobrovský
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Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gyarmat, Hungary
Died: January 6, 1829
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Ippolito Pindemonte
(Writer)
Ippolito Pindemonte
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Verona, Italy
Died: November 18, 1828
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Fuk'anggan
(Military Leader)
Fuk'anggan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: China
Died: 1796 AD
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Charlotte Stuart, Duchess of Albany
(Duke)
Charlotte Stuart, Duchess of Albany
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Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
Died: November 17, 1789
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Anton Stadler
(Clarinetist)
Anton Stadler
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Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bruck an der Leitha, Austria
Died: June 15, 1812
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James McHenry
(Surgeon)
James McHenry
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ballymena, Ireland
Died: May 3, 1816

Scotch-Irish American military-surgeon and politician James McHenry, who served as the 3rd United States Secretary of War, is noted as a signer of the United States Constitution from Maryland. He was elected a delegate to Maryland State Convention of 1788. He was instrumental in reorganizing the United States Army into four regiments and established the United States Department of the Navy.

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Elizabeth Inchbald
(Novelist)
Elizabeth Inchbald
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Suffolk, England
Died: August 1, 1821
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Edmund Jennings Randolph
(Attorney)
Edmund Jennings Randolph
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Died: September 12, 1813
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George Beckwith
(British Army officer)
George Beckwith
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Not known
Died: March 20, 1823
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Gaetano Filangieri
(Italian Jurist and Philosopher)
Gaetano Filangieri
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Sebastiano al Vesuvio, Naples, Italy
Died: July 21, 1788

Gaetano Filangieri was an Italian philosopher and jurist whose works had a strong influence on several prominent personalities including Benjamin Franklin; Franklin was one of his ardent admirers and the two exchanged several letters from 1780 until Gaetano Filangieri's demise in 1788.

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Marie Josephine of Savoy
(Princess)
Marie Josephine of Savoy
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Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Turin, Turin, Italy
Died: November 13, 1810

Marie Josephine of Savoy became the countess of Provence through her marriage to future French king Louis XVIII. Disliked by her sister-in-law, Marie Antoinette, she became the target of rumors stating Louis avoided her in bed. Unfortunately, she died before her husband became the king, and thus couldn’t become the queen of France.

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Louis-Alexandre Berthier
(Marshal of the Empire who served during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars)
Louis-Alexandre Berthier
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: June 1, 1815
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William Nicholson
(Chemist and inventor)
William Nicholson
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Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 21, 1815

William Nicholson is best remembered for discovering the electrolysis of water, which revolutionized the chemical industry. His inventions also include his own hydrometer and launched the first independent science journal. Inspired by his writer friend Thomas Holcroft, he also penned An Introduction to Natural Philosophy, his best-known written work.

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Simon Willard
(Cockmaker)
Simon Willard
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grafton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 30, 1848
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Antoine Rivaroli, count de Rivarol
(Author)
Antoine Rivaroli, count de Rivarol
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bagnols-sur-Ceze, France
Died: April 11, 1801
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Jean-Pierre Blanchard
(Inventor, Balloonist)
Jean-Pierre Blanchard
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Les Andelys
Died: March 7, 1809
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Jonathan Hornblower
(Pioneer)
Jonathan Hornblower
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chacewater, England
Died: February 23, 1815
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Edward Troughton
(Instrument maker)
Edward Troughton
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Corney, England
Died: June 12, 1835
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Dugald Stewart
(Philosopher)
Dugald Stewart
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Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh,Scotland
Died: June 11, 1828

Dugald Stewart was a Scottish mathematician and philosopher best remembered for his efforts to popularize the works of Adam Smith and Francis Hutcheson. Considered one of the most prominent personalities of the Scottish Enlightenment, Stewart played a major role in explaining the Scottish Common Sense Realism. Among his students were Sir Walter Scott, Sir Archibald Alison, and Sir James Mackintosh. 

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Thomas Bewick
(Engraver)
Thomas Bewick
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mickley, Northumberland, England
Died: November 8, 1828
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George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham
(Statesman)
George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham
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Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stowe House, England
Died: February 11, 1813
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Ludwig von Cobenzl
(Diplomat)
Ludwig von Cobenzl
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: February 23, 1809
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James Sadler
(Former Pastry Chef)
James Sadler
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Listed In: Chefs
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: March 28, 1828
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Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud
(Lawyer)
Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Limoges, France
Died: October 31, 1793
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Shaykh Ahmad
(Religious leader)
Shaykh Ahmad
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Listed In: Theologians
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia
Died: June 27, 1826
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Louis Marie de La Révellière-Lépeaux
(Political leader)
Louis Marie de La Révellière-Lépeaux
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Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montaigu, France
Died: March 24, 1824
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Jean-Jacques-Régis de Cambacérès
(Statesman)
Jean-Jacques-Régis de Cambacérès
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: March 8, 1824
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Manuela de la Santa Cruz y Espejo
(Journalist)
Manuela de la Santa Cruz y Espejo
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Quito, Viceroyalty of New Granada
Died: 1829 AD
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John Lorain
(Agriculturalist)
John Lorain
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Maryland, United States
Died: 1823 AD
American farmer, merchant, agricultural writer, John Lorain was the first person to create a hybrid by combining two types of corn. His experiments anticipated the methods employed in the century following his death. In 1825, his book, Nature and Reason Harmonized in the Practice of Husbandry, was published by his widow. The book had descriptions of his experiments with hybrids.
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Elizabeth Morris
(Actress)
Elizabeth Morris
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: April 17, 1826