Famous People Who Died In 1775

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1775. This list includes people like Joseph Warren, Yemelyan Pugachev, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, Peyton Randolph, Prithvi Narayan Shah and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, priests, sculptors and government officials who died in 1775. This list includes people from England, United States and many more countries.
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Prithvi Narayan Shah
(First Ruler of the Kingdom of Nepal)
Prithvi Narayan Shah
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Birthdate: January 11, 1723
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gorkha, Nepal
Died: January 15

Prithvi Narayan Shah reigned as the King of Gorkha from 1743 to 1768. He also reigned as the King of Nepal from 1768 to 1775. As the first ruler of the Kingdom of Nepal, Shah began the unification of Nepal. Due to his efforts to unify Nepal, Prithvi Narayan Shah is regarded as the Father of the Nation.

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Caroline Matilda of Great Britain
(Princess)
Caroline Matilda of Great Britain
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 22, 1751
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 10
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Peyton Randolph
(Politician)
Peyton Randolph
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 10, 1721
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia
Died: October 22
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Richard Montgomery
(Soldier)
Richard Montgomery
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 2, 1738
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Swords, Ireland
Died: December 31
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Giovanni Battista Sammartini
(Composer)
Giovanni Battista Sammartini
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1700 AD
Birthplace: Milan
Died: January 15
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Shuja-ud-Daula
(3rd Subedar Nawab of Oudh)
Shuja-ud-Daula
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Birthdate: January 19, 1732
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: January 26
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Maharaja Nandakumar
(Official)
Maharaja Nandakumar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1705 AD
Birthplace: Birbhum, India
Died: August 5
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Joseph Warren
(Physician, Military Leader)
Joseph Warren
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 11, 1741
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 17
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Johann Joachim Kändler
(Sculptor)
Johann Joachim Kändler
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Birthdate: June 15, 1706
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Arnsdorf, Germany
Died: May 18
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Yelizaveta Alekseyevna Tarakanova
(Adventuress)
Yelizaveta Alekseyevna Tarakanova
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 15, 1745
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1775 AD
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Ukawsaw Gronniosaw
(The First Published African Writer in Britain)
Ukawsaw Gronniosaw
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1705 AD
Birthplace: Nigeria
Died: September 28
Ukawsaw Gronniosaw was an enslaved man who is regarded as the first published African writer in Britain. Best remembered for his 1772 narrative autobiography, Gronniosaw became the first man to publish a slave narrative in England. Ukawsaw Gronniosaw's narrative was later adapted into a short animation film titled The Most Remarkable Particulars.
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Yemelyan Pugachev
(Leader of a Major Cossack and Peasant Rebellion in Russia)
Yemelyan Pugachev
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1742 AD
Birthplace: Volgograd Oblast, Russia
Died: January 21

Yemelyan Pugachev, a Cossack leader, was a significant figure of the peasant rebellion in Russia. Impersonating Emperor Peter III, who had been deposed by Queen Catherine and killed, Pugachev gathered a group of peasants and besieged several major Russian cities, but was eventually sent to Moscow, where he was executed.

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Paul of the Cross
(Mystic)
Paul of the Cross
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 3, 1694
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ovada, Italy
Died: October 18
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Charles, Prince of Nassau-Usingen
(Prince)
Charles, Prince of Nassau-Usingen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 31, 1712
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Usingen, Germany
Died: June 21
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Andriamangarira
(King of Antsahadinta)
Andriamangarira
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Birthdate: 1695 AD
Birthplace: Ambohitrontsy, Madagascar
Died: 1775 AD
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Allen Bathurst, 1st Earl Bathurst
(Politician)
Allen Bathurst, 1st Earl Bathurst
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 16, 1684
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: City of Westminster, England
Died: September 16
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John Hill
(Author and botanist)
John Hill
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 17, 1714
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Peterborough, England
Died: November 21

British writer and botanist John Hill was the first to use the Linnaean nomenclature to pen a book on British plants. Initially an apothecary, he studied botany in his leisure time. He had also written several satirical articles for publications such as The London Advertiser, but his best-known work remains The Vegetable System.

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Peter Harrison
(British architect)
Peter Harrison
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 14, 1716
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: York, England
Died: April 30
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Ignaz Günther
(Sculptor)
Ignaz Günther
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Birthdate: November 22, 1725
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Altmannstein, Germany
Died: June 27
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Anne Catherine Hoof Green
(Publisher)
Anne Catherine Hoof Green
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Birthdate: 1720 AD
Birthplace: Netherlands
Died: March 23
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Philip Embury
(American Preacher and One of the Founders of Methodism in the United States)
Philip Embury
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1729
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Died: July 31

A pioneer of American Methodism, Philip Embury was initially trained as a carpenter in Ireland, but became a preacher after being converted. He later moved to the U.S. and himself worked as a carpenter on the first Methodist church in the country. He unfortunately died in a mowing accident.

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John Baskerville
(Businessman)
John Baskerville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 28, 1707
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wolverley, England
Died: January 8
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Ramprasad Sen
(Poet-saint)
Ramprasad Sen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1718 AD
Birthplace: Halisahar, near Calcutta, Bengal, India
Died: 1775 AD

Eighteenth-century Bengali poet Ramprasad Sen was one of the finest Hindu Shakta poets, whose works mirrored his devotion to goddess Shakti. Starting his career as an accountant of an affluent Kolkata employer, he later became court poet of Raja Krishnachandra and wrote Bidyasundar, which mixed Tantric elements and eroticism.

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Stringer Lawrence
(Soldier)
Stringer Lawrence
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1697
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hereford, England
Died: January 10
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Michał Fryderyk Czartoryski
(Noble)
Michał Fryderyk Czartoryski
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 26, 1696
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Poland
Died: August 13