Famous People Born In 1766

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Discover the most famous people born in 1766. The list includes people like Thomas Robert Malthus, John Dalton, José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, Samuel Wilson, Germaine de Staël and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include composers, inventors, poets and physicists born in 1766. This list includes people from England, France, United States & Austria and many more countries.
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John Dalton
(Chemist, Physicist and Meteorologist Best Known for Developing the 'Atomic Theory')
John Dalton
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eaglesfield, Cumberland, England
Died: July 27, 1844
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Thomas Robert Malthus
(Political Economist)
Thomas Robert Malthus
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Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Surrey, England
Died: December 23, 1834
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Charles Macintosh
(Chemist, Inventor)
Charles Macintosh
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: July 25, 1843
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Joseph Radetzky von Radetz
(Governor-General of Lombardy–Venetia)
Joseph Radetzky von Radetz
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sedlčany, Czechia
Died: January 5, 1858
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José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia
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Listed In: Dictators
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yaguarón
Died: September 20, 1840
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Germaine de Staël
(Philosopher)
Germaine de Staël
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Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 14, 1817
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Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin
(Nobleman, soldier, politician and diplomat, known primarily for the controversial procurement of marble sculptures)
Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Broomhall, Fife, Scotland
Died: November 14, 1841
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Samuel Wilson
(Meat-packer)
Samuel Wilson
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Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Arlington, Massachusetts Menotomy, Province of Massachusetts Bay
Died: July 31, 1854
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William Hyde Wollaston
(Chemist, Physicist, Engineer, Metallurgist)
William Hyde Wollaston
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Norfolk
Died: December 22, 1828
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Franz Xaver Süssmayr
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schwanenstadt, Oberösterreich, Austria
Died: September 17, 1803
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Rodolphe Kreutzer
(French Violinist and Composer Known for Her Opera 'La mort d'Abel')
Rodolphe Kreutzer
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: January 6, 1831
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Nguyễn Du
(Vietnamese poet)
Nguyễn Du
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hanoi, Vietnam
Died: September 16, 1820
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Dominique Jean Larrey
(French Military Doctor and Surgeon Who is Widely Regarded as the First Modern Military Surgeon)
Dominique Jean Larrey
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Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beaudéan, France
Died: July 25, 1842
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Barbara Fritchie
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Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 18, 1862
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Thomas Charles Hope
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: June 13, 1844
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Jacob Perkins
(American Inventor, Mechanical Engineer and Physicist Known for His Inventing of 'Refrigerator')
Jacob Perkins
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Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 30, 1849
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Robert Ross
(officer)
Robert Ross
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Rostrevor
Died: September 12, 1814
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Samuel Wesley
(Organist)
Samuel Wesley
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: October 11, 1837
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John Leslie
(Scottish Mathematician and Physicist Who First Created 'Artificial Ice')
John Leslie
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lower Largo, Scotland
Died: November 3, 1832
Charlotte, Princess Royal
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Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buckingham House, London, England
Died: October 5, 1828
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Nikolay Karamzin
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Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mikhaylovka, Russia
Died: June 3, 1826
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Arthur Woolf
(British Engineer Famous for Inventing a High-Pressure 'Compound Steam Engine')
Arthur Woolf
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Camborne, England
Died: October 16, 1837
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Robert Bloomfield
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Honington, England
Died: August 19, 1823
Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, duc de Richelieu
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 17, 1822
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Maine de Biran
(Philosopher)
Maine de Biran
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Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bergerac, France
Died: July 20, 1824
Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases
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Listed In: Biographers
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Revel, France
Died: May 15, 1842
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Pierre Hyacinthe Azaïs
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Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sorèze, France
Died: January 22, 1845
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John Jones
(Lexicographer)
John Jones
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Llandovery, Wales
Died: January 10, 1827
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Albertine Necker de Saussure
(Genevan Educationist Known for Her Work 'l'Education Progressive')
Albertine Necker de Saussure
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: April 13, 1841
Carlo Giuseppe Guglielmo Botta
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Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Giorgio Canavese, Italy
Died: August 10, 1837
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Friedrich Bouterwek
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Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Germany
Died: August 9, 1828
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Yaakov Yitzchak Rabinowicz
(Religious leader)
Yaakov Yitzchak Rabinowicz
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Przedbórz, Poland
Died: 1813 AD
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Johanna Schopenhauer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: April 17, 1838
Hans Christoph Ernst von Gagern
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kleinniedesheim, Germany
Died: October 22, 1852
Jean Charles Dominique de Lacretelle
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: March 26, 1855
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Friedrich Dionysus Weber
(Bohemian Musicologist and Composer Who Served as the First Director of the 'Prague Conservatory')
Friedrich Dionysus Weber
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Velichov, Czechia
Died: December 25, 1842
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Agonglo
(Monarch)
Agonglo
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Dahomey
Died: 1797 AD
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Marie Thérèse de Choiseul
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 27, 1794
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Carolina Nairne
(Songwriter)
Carolina Nairne
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Perthshire, Scotland
Died: October 26, 1845
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Juste Chanlatte
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Died: 1828 AD
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Adam Laxman
(Finnish-Swedish Military Officer and Russian Envoy Who Explored Japan)
Adam Laxman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Russia
Died: 1806 AD
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Halvor Hoel
(Farmer)
Halvor Hoel
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Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ringsaker, Norway
Died: March 5, 1852