Famous People Who Died In 1768

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1768. This list includes people like Canaletto, Marie Leszczyńska, Laurence Sterne, Johann Joachim Winckelmann, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include mathematicians, astronomers, novelists and designers who died in 1768. This list includes people from France, Germany, England 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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Laurence Sterne
(Novelist)

Laurence Sterne
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 24, 1713
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clonmel, Ireland
Died: March 18

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Marie Leszczyńska
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Birthdate: June 23, 1703
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Trzebnica, Poland
Died: June 24

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Canaletto
(Painter, Landscape Artist)

Canaletto
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Birthdate: October 18, 1697
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: April 19

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 21, 1693
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 17

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Johann Joachim Winckelmann
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Birthdate: December 9, 1717
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stendal, Germany
Died: June 8

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Nicola Porpora
(Composer)

Nicola Porpora
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 17, 1686
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: March 3

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Charles Cressent
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Birthdate: December 16, 1685
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: France
Died: January 10
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Eggert Ólafsson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 1, 1726
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Snæfellsnes, Iceland
Died: May 30

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Conrad Beissel
(Religious leader)

Conrad Beissel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 1, 1691
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Eberbach, Germany
Died: July 6

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Sarah Fielding
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 8, 1710
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: England
Died: April 9

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George Hadley
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 12, 1685
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 28

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Robert Simson
(Mathematician1768)

Robert Simson
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 14, 1687
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: October 1

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Georg Brandt
(Chemist)

Georg Brandt
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 26, 1694
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Riddarhyttan, Sweden
Died: April 29

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Joseph-Nicolas Delisle
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 4, 1688
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 11

Vasily Trediakovsky
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 5, 1703
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Astrakhan, Russia
Died: August 17

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Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 1, 1693
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: April 21

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François de Cuvilliés
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 23, 1695
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Soignies, Belgium
Died: April 14

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Johann Julius Hecker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 2, 1707
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Essen-Werden, Essen, Germany
Died: June 24

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James Short
(Astronomer)

James Short
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 10, 1710
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: June 14

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Hermann Samuel Reimarus
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Birthdate: December 22, 1694
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: March 1

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Pierre Simon Fournier
(Type designer)

Pierre Simon Fournier
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1712
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 8

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Egidio Forcellini
(Philologist)

Egidio Forcellini
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Birthdate: August 26, 1688
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fener, Italy
Died: April 5