Famous People Who Died In 1778

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1778. This list includes people like Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Carl Linnaeus, William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, Giovanni Battista Piranesi and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include philosophers, political leaders, inventors and government officials who died in 1778. This list includes people from France, England, Italy & Sweden and many more countries.

VoltaireVoltaire
French
Writer
Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
Swiss, French
Philosopher, Writer, & Composer

Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus
Swedish
Botanist

William Pitt, 1st Earl of ChathamWilliam Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham
British
The Great Commoner

Laura BassiLaura Bassi
Italian
Italian physicist, Academic

William Pitt the Elder, Earl of ChathamWilliam Pitt the Elder, Earl of Chatham
British
 
Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi
Belarusian, Italian
Italian artist, Etching

James HargreavesJames Hargreaves
British
carpenter, inventor, engineer

Anna Maria MozartAnna Maria Mozart
Austrian
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's mother
Thomas ArneThomas Arne
British
Composer

Philip LivingstonPhilip Livingston
British, American
Merchant, Politician
Claude Louis, Comte de Saint-GermaiClaude Louis, Comte de Saint-Germai
French
General

Ebenezer KinnersleyEbenezer Kinnersley
British, American
Scientist

Francesca CuzzoniFrancesca Cuzzoni
Italian
Operatic soprano

Étienne-Gabriel MorellyÉtienne-Gabriel Morelly
French
Novelist

Charles De GeerCharles De Geer
Swedish
Industrialist
François BigotFrançois Bigot
French
Government official

Joseph-Marie TerrayJoseph-Marie Terray
French
Government Official

James RellyJames Relly
Welsh
Methodist minister

LekainLekain
French
Actor
Konrad EkhofKonrad Ekhof
German
Actor

Jean Claude Gilles ColsonJean Claude Gilles Colson
French
Actor