Famous People Who Died In 1770

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1770. This list includes people like Crispus Attucks, George Whitefield, Giuseppe Tartini, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, François Boucher and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, poets and composers who died in 1770. This list includes people from England, Italy and many more countries.
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Giuseppe Tartini
(Italian Composer of the Baroque Era Known for His Violin Sonata in G Minor)
Giuseppe Tartini
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 8, 1692
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Piran, Slovenia
Died: February 26

Italian violinist Giuseppe Tartini initially studied and also established himself as a skilled fencer. Arrested for marrying an acquaintance of the archbishop of Padua, he fled to a monastery in Assisi, where he got addicted to music, later inventing the difference tone and a theory of harmony.

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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
(Painter, Printmaker)
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
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Birthdate: March 5, 1696
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: March 27

Eighteenth-century Italian painter Giovanni Battista Tiepolo was a significant figure of the Rococo movement. Son of a shipping merchant, Tiepolo gained fame with his iconic creations such as The Sacrifice of Isaac. He was determined he wouldn’t leave Venice and often sent his paintings abroad instead of traveling to paint.

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Crispus Attucks
(First person killed during the Boston Massacre)
Crispus Attucks
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1723 AD
Birthplace: Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1770 AD
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François Boucher
(Painter)
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Birthdate: September 29, 1703
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 30
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Thomas Chatterton
(Former Poet whose best known poem, O synge untoe mie roundelaie was set to a five-part madrigal by Samuel Wesley)
Thomas Chatterton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 20, 1752
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: August 24
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Mark Akenside
(Poet)
Mark Akenside
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 9, 1721
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Died: June 23
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Bernhard Siegfried Albinus
(Anatomist)
Bernhard Siegfried Albinus
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 24, 1697
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
Died: September 9

Born to a professor of medicine, anatomist Bernhard Siegfried Albinus followed in his father’s footsteps and eventually became the Chair of Medicine at the University of Leiden. He is remembered for his ground-breaking discovery of the vascular connection between the mother and the fetus. He also refined anatomical illustrations.

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George Whitefield
(Evangelist, Theologian)
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Birthdate: December 16, 1714
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gloucester, England
Died: September 30

George Whitefield was an Anglican evangelist and cleric. He is credited with co-founding the evangelical movement and Methodism. Whitefield's teachings of a series of revivals in North America became an important component of the First Great Awakening. Thanks to his ability to captivate large audiences, George Whitefield preached to millions of listeners during his ministry.

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William Ansah Sessarakoo
(Businessperson, Slave trader)
William Ansah Sessarakoo
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1736 AD
Birthplace: Anomabo
Died: 1770 AD
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Suzuki Harunobu
(Designer)
Suzuki Harunobu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1725 AD
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 15
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Andriambelomasina
(King of Imerina-Avaradrano and Imerinatsimo)
Andriambelomasina
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Birthplace: Ambohitrontsy, Madagascar
Died: 1770 AD
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Giovanni Pietro Francesco Agius de Soldanis
(linguist)
Giovanni Pietro Francesco Agius de Soldanis
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Birthdate: October 30, 1712
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rabat, Gozo, Malta
Died: January 30
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Martin van Meytens
(Painter)
Martin van Meytens
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Birthdate: June 24, 1695
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: March 26
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Charles Avison
(Composer)
Charles Avison
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 16, 1709
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Died: May 10
 15 
Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo
(French Dancer Who Was the First Woman to Execute the 'Entrechat Quatre')
Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 15, 1710
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: April 28

Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo was a French ballet dancer. Camargo was the first female dancer to execute a dance move which came to be known as the entrechat quatre. She was also one of the first ballerinas to dance wearing slippers instead of the then-customary heeled shoes. Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo is also credited with popularizing ballet tights.

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John Michael Rysbrack
(British Sculptor Known for His Busts and Funerary Monuments)
John Michael Rysbrack
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Birthdate: June 27, 1694
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: January 8

John Michael Rysbrack was a Flemish sculptor best remembered for his work in England where he was considered one of the leading sculptors of architectural decorations, portraits, and monuments in early and mid-18th century. John Michael Rysbrack is also remembered for running an influential workshop whose output left a significant impact on future English sculptors.

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George Grenville
(Politician)
George Grenville
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1712
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westminster
Died: November 13
 18 
John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont
(Politician)
John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1711
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 4
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Diego de Torres Villarroel
(Spanish Writer Whose Memoirs are Among the Best Sources for Information on Life in 18th-Sentury Spain)
Diego de Torres Villarroel
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 17, 1693
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Salamanca, Spain
Died: June 19

Diego de Torres Villarroel was a Spanish poet, writer, doctor, dramatist, mathematician, professor, and priest. He achieved popularity as a writer and he wrote on many subjects. Although he wrote numerous poems and plays, Diego de Torres Villarroel is best remembered for his autobiography titled Vida, ascendencia, nacimiento, crianza y aventuras del Doctor Don Diego de Torres Villarroel.

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Carl Gustaf Tessin
(Statesman)
Carl Gustaf Tessin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 5, 1695
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: January 7

Carl Gustaf Tessin was a Swedish politician, orator, and art collector. His art collection formed the basis of Sweden's Nationalmuseum. Carl Gustaf Tessin is best remembered for his service as the president of the chancellery from 1746 to 1752.

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Bernardo Vittone
(Architect)
Bernardo Vittone
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 19, 1704
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: October 19
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Robert Dinwiddie
(Administrator)
Robert Dinwiddie
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1692 AD
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: July 27
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John Manners, Marquess of Granby
(Army officer)
John Manners, Marquess of Granby
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 2, 1721
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kelham, England
Died: October 18