Famous People Born In 1761

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Discover the most famous people born in 1761. The list includes people like Marie Tussaud, John Rennie the Elder, William Carey, Selim III, Sybil Ludington and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, political leaders, diplomats and artists born in 1761. This list includes people from England, United States, France and many more countries.
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Marie Tussaud
(French Wax Sculpture Artist and Founder of 'Madame Tussauds', the Wax Museum in London)
Marie Tussaud
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: April 16, 1850
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William Carey
(Missionary)
William Carey
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Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paulerspury
Died: June 9, 1834
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Sybil Ludington
(American Revolutionary War Heroine)
Sybil Ludington
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ludingtonville, New York, United States
Died: February 26, 1839
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Selim III
(The Ottoman Empire's 28th Sultan)
Selim III
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: July 28, 1808
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Albert Gallatin
(Politician, Diplomat)
Albert Gallatin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: August 12, 1849
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John Moore
(General)
John Moore
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: January 16, 1809
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Pope Pius VIII
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cingoli, Italy
Died: November 30, 1830
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Jedidiah Morse
(American Geographer Whose Textbooks Became Primary Study Materials for Students in the US)
Jedidiah Morse
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Listed In: Geographers
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Woodstock, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 9, 1826
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Matthew Baillie
(Physician)
Matthew Baillie
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Listed In: Pathologists
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shots Manse, Scotland
Died: September 23, 1823
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Dorothea Jordan
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Waterford, Ireland
Died: July 5, 1816
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Helen Maria Williams
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 15, 1827
Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Deventer, Netherlands
Died: February 15, 1825
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John Rennie the Elder
(Civil Engineer)
John Rennie the Elder
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phantassie, Scotland
Died: October 4, 1821
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Louis-Léopold Boilly
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Bassée, France
Died: January 4, 1845
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Henry Shrapnel
(Inventor)
Henry Shrapnel
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Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bradford-on-Avon, England
Died: March 13, 1842
Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 27th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pamūšis, Lithuania
Died: May 26, 1818
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Antoine Barnave
(Politician)
Antoine Barnave
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Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grenoble, France
Died: November 29, 1793
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August von Kotzebue
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: March 23, 1819
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Eliza de Feuillide
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: April 25, 1813
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John Opie
(Painter)
John Opie
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trevellas, England
Died: April 9, 1807
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Charles Pichegru
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: near Arbois, France
Died: April 5, 1804
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George Tierney
(Former Irish Whig politician)
George Tierney
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Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gibraltar
Died: January 25, 1830
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Edward Preble
(Naval commander)
Edward Preble
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: August 25, 1807
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William Joseph Chaminade
(Catholic priest)
William Joseph Chaminade
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingdom of France
Died: January 22, 1850
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Karl Alois, Prince Lichnowsky
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 15, 1814
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Nicolas-Louis Robert
(French inventor)
Nicolas-Louis Robert
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Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: France
Died: August 8, 1828
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Sakai Hōitsu
(Painter)
Sakai Hōitsu
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Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Edo, Japan
Died: January 4, 1828
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Pierre-Claude-François Daunou
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boulogne, France
Died: June 20, 1840
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Sir James Hall, 4th Baronet
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Listed In: Geologists
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dunglass, Scotland
Died: June 23, 1832
José Agostinho de Macedo
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beja, Portugal
Died: October 2, 1831
Nicolas Anselme Baptiste
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: November 1, 1835
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Nikolay Novosiltsev
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Russia
Died: April 20, 1838
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William Radcliffe
(British Inventor Who Known for His Innovations to 'Power Looms')
William Radcliffe
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Mellor, Derbyshire, England
Died: May 20, 1842
Friedrich von Matthisson
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hohendodeleben, Wanzleben-Börde, Germany
Died: March 12, 1831
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Elizabeth Whitlock
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Warrington, England
Died: February 27, 1836
Michel-Louis-Étienne Regnaud de Saint-Jean d'Angély
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Fargeau, France
Died: March 11, 1819
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Dirk van Hogendorp
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Heenvliet, Netherlands
Died: October 29, 1822
François Just Marie Raynouard
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brignoles, France
Died: October 27, 1836