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.

William WilberforceWilliam Wilberforce
24th August, British
Abolitionist
Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
27th April, British
Writer

William Pitt the YoungerWilliam Pitt the Younger
28th May, British
Youngest Prime Minister of Britain

Robert BurnsRobert Burns
25th January, Scottish
Poet and Lyricist

Friedrich SchillerFriedrich Schiller
10th November, German
Poet, Playwright, Historian & Philosopher

Georges DantonGeorges Danton
26th October, French
Revolutionary
Joseph FouchéJoseph Fouché
21st May, French
Statesman

William Grenville, 1st Baron GrenvilleWilliam Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville
25th October, British
Former British Prime Minister

Paul CuffePaul Cuffe
17th January, American
Businessman
Victor Emmanuel I of SardiniaVictor Emmanuel I of Sardinia
24th July, Italian
King

William PlayfairWilliam Playfair
22nd September, British
Economist, Mathematician, Engineer, Statistician
William ThorntonWilliam Thornton
20th May, British, American
Physician

Mason Locke WeemsMason Locke Weems
11th October, American, Scottish
Author

Pierre-Joseph RedoutéPierre-Joseph Redouté
10th July, Belgian
Painter

François HanriotFrançois Hanriot
3rd September, French
Revolutionary

Marie-Jean Hérault de SéchellesMarie-Jean Hérault de Séchelles
20th September, French
Judge
Charles SimeonCharles Simeon
24th September, British
Clergyman

James Maitland, 8th Earl of LauderdaleJames Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale
26th January, Scottish
Politician

Maximilian von MontgelasMaximilian von Montgelas
12th September, German
Statesman

Alexander ChalmersAlexander Chalmers
29th March, Scottish
Writer
Ferenc KazinczyFerenc Kazinczy
27th October, Hungarian
Linguist, Writer, Playwright, Poet

Richard PorsonRichard Porson
25th December, British
Scholar
Friedrich August WolfFriedrich August Wolf
15th February, German
Philologist

Adrien DuportAdrien Duport
6th February, French
Politician

Sarah Wentworth Apthorp MortonSarah Wentworth Apthorp Morton
31st July, American
Poet
William CockerillWilliam Cockerill
30th November, British
Inventor

Thomas Andrew KnightThomas Andrew Knight
12th August, British
Botanist
Matsudaira SadanobuMatsudaira Sadanobu
15th January, Japanese
King

Nathan ReadNathan Read
2nd July, American
Engineer

August Wilhelm IfflandAugust Wilhelm Iffland
19th April, German
Actor
William JacksonWilliam Jackson
9th March, American
Political Leader

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Thomas ThorildThomas Thorild
18th April, Swedish
Poet
François AndrieuxFrançois Andrieux
6th May, French
Playwright

William KirbyWilliam Kirby
19th September, British
Entomologist

John Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess CamdenJohn Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden
11th February, British
Politician

JLudwig Yorck von WartenburgJLudwig Yorck von Wartenburg
26th September, German
Field marshal