Famous People Who Died In 1757

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1757. This list includes people like Domenico Scarlatti, Siraj ud-Daulah, Robert-François Damiens, Aaron Burr Sr., Daniel Parke Custis and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, composers and military leaders who died in 1757. This list includes people from France, Italy, United States and many more countries.
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Domenico Scarlatti
(Italian Composer Best Known for His ‘555 Keyboard Sonatas’)
Domenico Scarlatti
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 26, 1685
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: July 23

Italian Baroque composer Domenico Scarlatti was no stranger to music, being the son of famous composer Alessandro Scarlatti. From being the official composer for the queen of Poland, to teaching music to the princess of Spain and creating 555 keyboard sonatas, the legendary harpsichordist had an illustrious life.

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Sophia Dorothea of Hanover
(Queen)
Sophia Dorothea of Hanover
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Birthdate: March 16, 1687
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hanover, Principality of Calenberg
Died: June 28
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Colley Cibber
(Former Actor and Poet Who Was a Theater Artist and a Manager)
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Birthdate: November 6, 1671
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 11
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Aaron Burr Sr.
(Educator)
Aaron Burr Sr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 4, 1716
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 24
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John Byng
(British Royal Navy Officer Who was Court-Martialled & Executed by Firing Squad)
John Byng
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 29, 1704
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Southill, Bedfordshire, England
Died: March 14
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René-Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
(Entomologist)
René-Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 28, 1683
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rochelle, La, France
Died: October 17
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Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
(Author)
Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 11, 1657
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: January 9
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René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
(French Writer and Entomologist Who Introduced the 'Réaumur Temperature Scale')
René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 28, 1683
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Rochelle
Died: October 17

René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur was a French writer and entomologist. He is best remembered for his contribution to the field of entomology. René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur is also remembered for introducing the Réaumur temperature scale.

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Antoine Pesne
(Painter)
Antoine Pesne
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Birthdate: May 29, 1683
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 5
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Daniel Parke Custis
(Farmer)
Daniel Parke Custis
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 15, 1711
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: York County, Virginia, United States
Died: July 8
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Maximilian Ulysses Browne
(Military Leader)
Maximilian Ulysses Browne
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 23, 1705
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: June 26
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Maria Josepha of Austria
(Queen of Poland and Electress of Saxony)
Maria Josepha of Austria
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Birthdate: December 8, 1699
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 17

The daughter of Emperor Joseph I of the Austrian Habsburg Monarchy, Maria Josepha of Austria got married to the son of Augustus the Strong, Frederick Augustus II, in a Turkish-style wedding. Augustus II even converted to Catholicism for the marriage, as Maria wasn’t supposed to marry a Catholic.

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John Dyer
(Welsh Poet)
John Dyer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1699
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Llanfynydd, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Died: December 15

Welsh poet and painter John Dyer is best remembered for his iconic poem Grongar Hill, which is held by many as a precursor of the Romantic movement in English literarure. He was a master of the Miltonic blank-verse. He had also been a priest in Catthorpe for 9 years.

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Johann Stamitz
(Bohemian Violinist and Composer who is Considered the Founding Father of 'The Mannheim School')
Johann Stamitz
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 18, 1717
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Havlíčkův Brod, Czechia
Died: March 27

Johann Stamitz was a Bohemian violinist and composer. He is considered the founding father of the Mannheim school, of which his sons Carl and Anton Stamitz were students. Johann Stamitz is best remembered for his 10 orchestral trios and 58 symphonies.

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David Hartley
(British physician and philosopher)
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Birthdate: August 30, 1705
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Armley, England
Died: August 28
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Jonathan Belcher
(Merchant)
Jonathan Belcher
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1682
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 31
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Siraj ud-Daulah
(King)
Siraj ud-Daulah
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Birthdate: 1733 AD
Birthplace: Murshidabad, India
Died: July 2
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Osman III
(The 25th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire)
Osman III
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Birthdate: January 2, 1699
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Edirne
Died: October 30

The 25th Ottoman sultan, Osman III, was also the 90th Islamic caliph. The son of Sultan Mustafa II, he spent a long time imprisoned, following his father’s deposition. Known for his ill-tempered nature, he banished all musicians from the palace. However, he also constructed the aesthetic Nuruosmaniye Mosque.

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René Louis de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson
(Politician)
René Louis de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 18, 1694
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 26
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Rosalba Carriera
(Painter)
Rosalba Carriera
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Birthdate: October 7, 1675
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: April 15
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Emanuele d' Astorga
(Composer)
Emanuele d' Astorga
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 20, 1680
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Augusta, Italy
Died: 1757 AD