Famous People Who Died In 1780

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1780. This list includes people like Maria Theresa, John André, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, William Blackstone, Ignatius Sancho and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include composers, political leaders, soldiers and artists who died in 1780. This list includes people from England, France and many more countries.
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 1 
Maria Theresa
(Holy Roman Empress (1745 - 1765))
Maria Theresa
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Birthdate: May 13, 1717
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 29
 2 
John André
(Head of the British Secret Service During the American Revolutionary War)
John André
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1751
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: October 2
 3 
William Blackstone
(British Jurist and Judge Known for Writing the 'Commentaries on the Laws of England')
William Blackstone
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 10, 1723
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 14
 4 
Ignatius Sancho
(Composer, Writer)
Ignatius Sancho
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1729 AD
Birthplace: Atlantic Ocean
Died: December 14
 5 
Thomas Hutchinson
(Businessman)
Thomas Hutchinson
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Birthdate: September 9, 1711
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: British America
Died: June 3
 6 
Kristijonas Donelaitis
(Best Known as the Author of the Poem 'The Seasons', a Classic Work of Lithuanian Literature)
Kristijonas Donelaitis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1714
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gumbinnen, Russia
Died: February 18
Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 12, 1712
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lunéville, France
Died: July 4
Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 18, 1724
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Germany
Died: April 23
 9 
Patrick Ferguson
(Military personnel)
Patrick Ferguson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 4, 1744
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pitfour estate
Died: October 7
 10 
Johann de Kalb
(Military officer)
Johann de Kalb
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1721
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hüttendorf, Erlangen, Germany
Died: August 19
 11 
Johann Ludwig Krebs
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 12, 1713
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buttelstedt, Germany
Died: January 1
 12 
Bernardo Bellotto
1
Birthdate: January 30, 1721
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: November 17
 13 
Jonathan Carver
(Explorer)
Jonathan Carver
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 13, 1710
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Weymouth, Massachusetts
Died: January 31
 14 
John Fothergill
(Physician)
John Fothergill
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 8, 1712
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yorkshire, England
Died: December 26
 15 
Étienne Bonnot de Condillac
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1714
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grenoble, France
Died: August 2
 16 
Jacques-Germain Soufflot
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 22, 1713
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Irancy, France
Died: August 29
 17 
James Steuart
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 21, 1712
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: November 26
Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 26, 1711
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: September 8
 19 
William Cookworthy
(Pharmacist)
William Cookworthy
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 12, 1705
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingsbridge, England
Died: October 17
Marie Anne de Vichy-Chamrond, marquise du Deffand
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 25, 1697
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: France
Died: September 23
 21 
Joseph Highmore
(Illustrator)
Joseph Highmore
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Birthdate: June 13, 1692
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 3
 22 
Silvestre Vélez de Escalante
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1750 AD
Birthplace: Spain
Died: 1780 AD
 23 
Jacobus Houbraken
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1698
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dordrecht, Netherlands
Died: November 14
 24 
Ngwane III
(King of Swaziland)
Ngwane III
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Birthdate: 1745 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1780 AD
 25 
John Fielding
(Magistrate)
John Fielding
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 16, 1721
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Abergavenny, Wales
Died: September 4
 26 
Samuel Musgrave
(Physician)
Samuel Musgrave
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 29, 1732
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washfield, England
Died: July 5