Famous People Born In 1756

Discover the most famous people born in 1756. The list includes people like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Aaron Burr, Angelica Schuyler Church, William Godwin, Maria Fitzherbert and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, lawyers, artists and military leaders born in 1756. This list includes people from England, France, United States and many more countries.
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(One of the Greatest Composers in the History of Western Music)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: December 5, 1791

A child prodigy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is regarded as one of the greatest classical composers ever. A prolific composer, he had a profound influence on Western music. Many of his works are considered pinnacles of choral, symphonic, operatic, chamber, and concertante music. Before his death, at the age of 35, he had composed over 600 works.

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Aaron Burr
(3rd Vice President of United States)
Aaron Burr
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 14, 1836

A soldier, lawyer and one of the founding Fathers of America, Aaron Burr rose to become the third Vice president of the United States. His turbulent political career, which included bitter rivalry with Alexander Hamilton, concluded when he mortally wounded Hamilton in a duel and was later charged with treason.

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Angelica Schuyler Church
(American Socialite and Eldest Daughter of Continental Army General ‘Philip Schuyler’)
Angelica Schuyler Church
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: March 6, 1814

A charming socialite, Angelica Schuyler Church was the daughter of Continental Army General, Philip Schuyler, and wife of British MP, John Barker Church. During her lifetime, she interacted with and created lasting friendship with numerous personalities, from revolutionaries to artists and politicians, like Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. She has been portrayed in the acclaimed Broadway musical Hamilton.

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William Godwin
(Journalist)
William Godwin
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wisbech
Died: April 7, 1836
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John Trumbull
(War veterans)
John Trumbull
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 10, 1843
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Ernst Chladni
(Physicist, Astronomer)
Ernst Chladni
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Died: April 3, 1827

Ernst Chladni was a German musician and physicist. He is often referred to as the father of acoustics for his research on vibrating plates; he came up with a method to observe and study the various modes of vibration. Ernst Chladni is also considered the father of meteoritics for his significant contribution to the study of meteorites.

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Jean-Baptiste Carrier
(French Revolutionary Known for His Actions in the War in the Vendée During the Reign of Terror)
Jean-Baptiste Carrier
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yolet, France
Died: December 16, 1794

French revolutionary Jean-Baptiste Carrier is remembered for his radicalism, his actions during the the War in the Vendée, and his notorious atrocities against counter-revolutionaries, such as the murder of thousands of people at Nantes. He was eventually found guilty of mass murder by the Revolutionary Tribunal and guillotined.

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Abbe Faria
(Monk, Physician)
Abbe Faria
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Candolim, Bardez, Goa
Died: September 20, 1819
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Dheeran Chinnamalai
(Revolutionary)
Dheeran Chinnamalai
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kangeyam, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: July 31, 1805
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Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria
(Archduke)
Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Hofburg, Vienna, Austria
Died: July 26, 1801
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Joseph Martin Kraus
(Composer)
Joseph Martin Kraus
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Miltenberg, Germany
Died: December 15, 1792
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John Loudon McAdam
(Scottish Civil Engineer and Road-Builder)
John Loudon McAdam
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ayr, Scotland
Died: November 26, 1836

Scottish engineer John Loudon McAdam introduced the world to the macadam road surface, which was more economical and effective than all previous road-construction methods. He suggested that roads should be constructed at an elevated level for better drainage. He also became Britain’s Surveyor-General of Metropolitan Roads.

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John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham
(Governor of Gibraltar 1820 - 1835)
John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hayes, Bromley Hayes, Kent, England
Died: September 24, 1835
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James Gillray
(Political cartoonist)
James Gillray
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Listed In: Cartoonists
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 1, 1815
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Martin-Michel-Charles Gaudin
(Statesman)
Martin-Michel-Charles Gaudin
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Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Denis, France
Died: November 5, 1841
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Maria Theresa of Savoy
(Princess)
Maria Theresa of Savoy
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Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Turin, Turin, Italy
Died: June 2, 1805
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William Rush
(Sculptor)
William Rush
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 17, 1833
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William Gifford
(Critic)
William Gifford
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Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ashburton, England
Died: December 31, 1826
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Dorothy Thomas
(Entrepreneur)
Dorothy Thomas
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Listed In: Business Women
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Montserrat
Died: August 5, 1846
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Willem Bilderdijk
(Dutch Poet, Historian, Lawyer and Linguist)
Willem Bilderdijk
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Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: December 18, 1831

Willem Bilderdijk was a Dutch poet, lawyer, historian, and linguist. He is best known for his association with Louis Bonaparte, who appointed him as the president of the Royal Institute. Willem Bilderdijk is credited with founding a spiritual movement called Het Réveil and among his students were Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, Willem de Clercq, and Abraham Capadose.

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Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria
Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Schwetzingen
Died: October 13, 1825
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Priscilla Kemble
(Actress)
Priscilla Kemble
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: April 30, 1845
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Carl Gustaf af Leopold
(Poet)
Carl Gustaf af Leopold
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 9, 1829
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Henry Lee III
(Governor)
Henry Lee III
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Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leesylvania, near Dumfries, Prince William County, Colony of Virginia, British America
Died: March 25, 1818
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Petru Maior
(Former writer who is considered one of the most influential personalities of the Age of Enlightenment in Transylvania)
Petru Maior
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Târgu Mureș, Romania
Died: February 14, 1821
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Henry Raeburn
(Painter)
Henry Raeburn
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: July 8, 1823
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Louis Henri, Prince of Condé
(Prince)
Louis Henri, Prince of Condé
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hôtel de Condé, Paris, France
Died: August 30, 1830
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Jérôme Pétion de Villeneuve
(Writer)
Jérôme Pétion de Villeneuve
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Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chartres, France
Died: June 18, 1794
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Bernard Germain de Lacépède
(French Naturalist Known for Continuing Comte de Buffon's Encyclopaedic Collection 'Histoire Naturelle')
Bernard Germain de Lacépède
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Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Agen, France
Died: October 6, 1825

French naturalist Bernard Germain de Lacépède is best known for his contribution to fellow French naturalist Comte de Buffon's Histoire Naturelle. He enriched the world’s knowledge of fishes and reptiles. Following the rise of Napoleon, Lacépède joined the French Senate and later became a minister of Bourbon state.

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Richard Dale
(Naval officer)
Richard Dale
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: February 26, 1826
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Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne
(French Lawyer and Former Member of the National Convention)
Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: La Rochelle, France
Died: June 3, 1819

Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne was a French lawyer and politician of the Revolutionary period. An influential personality, Billaud-Varenne played an important role during the Reign of Terror and is regarded as a key architect of the Reign of Terror. One of the most important members of the Committee of Public Safety, Billaud-Varenne worked with influential figures like Maximilien Robespierre and Georges Danton.

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Maria Fitzherbert
(George IV of the United Kingdom's wife)
Maria Fitzherbert
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Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tong Castle, England
Died: March 27, 1837
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Louis Marc Antoine de Noailles
(Nobleman)
Louis Marc Antoine de Noailles
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 7, 1804
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Pierre-Joseph Cambon
(Statesman)
Pierre-Joseph Cambon
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Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: February 15, 1820
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Georg Friedrich von Martens
(German Diplomat and Jurist)
Georg Friedrich von Martens
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: February 21, 1821
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Jean-Baptiste de Nompère de Champagny
(Politician)
Jean-Baptiste de Nompère de Champagny
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Roanne, France
Died: July 3, 1834
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Pierre Laromiguière
(Philosopher)
Pierre Laromiguière
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Livinhac-le-Haut, France
Died: August 12, 1837
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Juan Bautista Pablo Forner
(Writer)
Juan Bautista Pablo Forner
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mérida, Spain
Died: March 7, 1799
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Pierre Louis Prieur
(Lawyer)
Pierre Louis Prieur
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sommesous, France
Died: May 31, 1827
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Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Remy
(Thief)
Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Remy
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Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fontette, France
Died: August 23, 1791