Famous People Born In 1759

Discover the most famous people born in 1759. The list includes people like Robert Burns, Mary Wollstonecraft, William Wilberforce, William Pitt the Younger, Friedrich Schiller and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, playwrights, poets and revolutionaries born in 1759. This list includes people from England, France, Scotland & 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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 1 Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 10, 1797

 2 William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Abolitionist
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull
Died: July 29, 1833
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 3 William Pitt the Younger

William Pitt the Younger
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Youngest Prime Minister of Britain
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hayes, Bromley
Died: January 23, 1806

 4 Robert Burns

Robert Burns
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet and Lyricist
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: July 21, 1796
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 5 Georges Danton

Georges Danton
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Arcis-sur-Aube
Died: April 5, 1794

 6 Friedrich Schiller

Friedrich Schiller
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Playwright
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marbach am Neckar, Germany
Died: May 9, 1805
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 7 Maria Feodorovna

Maria Feodorovna
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Died: November 5, 1828
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 8 Joseph Fouché

Joseph Fouché
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Le Pellerin, France
Died: December 26, 1820
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 9 Adrienne de La Fayette

Adrienne de La Fayette
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Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Daughter of Jean de Noailles
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hôtel de Noailles, Paris, Kingdom of France
Died: December 24, 1807

 10 Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia

Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Turin, Turin, Italy
Died: January 10, 1824
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 11 William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville

William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former British Prime Minister
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire, England
Died: January 12, 1834

 12 William Playfair

William Playfair
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Economist, Mathematician, Engineer, Statistician
Birthdate: 22nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dundee
Died: February 11, 1823
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 13 William Thornton

William Thornton
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Died: March 28, 1828

 14 JLudwig Yorck von Wartenburg

JLudwig Yorck von Wartenburg
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Field marshal
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: October 4, 1830
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 15 Paul Cuffe

Paul Cuffe
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Listed In: CEOs
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 7, 1817

 16 François Hanriot

François Hanriot
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nanterre, France
Died: July 28, 1794
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 17 Pierre-Joseph Redouté

Pierre-Joseph Redouté
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Hubert, Belgium
Died: June 19, 1840

 18 Maria Theresia von Paradis

Maria Theresia von Paradis
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 1, 1824
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 19 Mason Locke Weems

Mason Locke Weems
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Listed In: Biographers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States
Died: May 23, 1825

 20 Charles Simeon

Charles Simeon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Clergyman
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reading, England
Died: November 13, 1836
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 21 Marie-Jean Hérault de Séchelles

Marie-Jean Hérault de Séchelles
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 5, 1794

 22 Maximilian von Montgelas

Maximilian von Montgelas
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: June 14, 1838
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 23 Adrien Duport

Adrien Duport
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 6th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 6, 1798

 24 James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale

James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ratho, Scotland
Died: September 10, 1839
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 25 William Kirby

William Kirby
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Listed In: Entomologists
Famous As: Entomologist
Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Witnesham, Suffolk, England
Died: July 4, 1850

 26 John Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden

John Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: near Chislehurst, England
Died: October 8, 1840
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 27 Ferenc Kazinczy

Ferenc Kazinczy
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Famous As: Linguist, Writer, Playwright, Poet
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Șimian
Died: August 23, 1831

 28 Friedrich August Wolf

Friedrich August Wolf
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Listed In: Philologists
Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: 15th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hainrode, Südharz, Germany
Died: August 8, 1824
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 29 William Jackson

William Jackson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cumberland, England
Died: December 17, 1828

 30 Richard Porson

Richard Porson
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Listed In: Educators
Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: East Ruston, England
Died: September 25, 1808

 31 Alexander Chalmers

Alexander Chalmers
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland
Died: December 29, 1834

 32 Matsudaira Sadanobu

Matsudaira Sadanobu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: June 14, 1829

 33 Sarah Wentworth Apthorp Morton

Sarah Wentworth Apthorp Morton
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 14, 1846

 34 Thomas Andrew Knight

Thomas Andrew Knight
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Listed In: Botanists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Herefordshire, England
Died: May 11, 1838

 35 William Cockerill

William Cockerill
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Lancashire, England
Died: 1832 AD

 36 August Wilhelm Iffland

August Wilhelm Iffland
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 19th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hannover, Germany
Died: September 22, 1814

 37 Thomas Thorild

Thomas Thorild
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bohuslän, Sweden
Died: October 1, 1808

 38 Nathan Read

Nathan Read
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warren, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 20, 1849

 39 François Andrieux

François Andrieux
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: May 9, 1833

 40 Louise d'Aumont

Louise d'Aumont
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 13, 1826

 41 John Jamieson

John Jamieson
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Famous As: Lexicographer, Philologist
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: July 12, 1838

 42 Al-Shawkani

Al-Shawkani
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Islamic jurist, Theologian
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Yemen
Died: 1839 AD