Famous People Who Died In 1784

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1784. This list includes people like Samuel Johnson, Phillis Wheatley, Denis Diderot, Junípero Serra, Caesar Rodney and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, spiritual & religious leaders, priests and educators who died in 1784. This list includes people from France, United States and many more countries.
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 1 
Phillis Wheatley
26
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 8, 1753
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Africa
Died: December 5
 2 
Samuel Johnson
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 18, 1709
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lichfield, England
Died: December 13
 3 
Junípero Serra
(Spanish Roman Catholic Priest and Missionary of the Franciscan Order)
Junípero Serra
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 24, 1713
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Petra, Spain
Died: August 28
 4 
Denis Diderot
(French Philosopher, Co-Founder and Chief Editor of the ‘Encyclopédie’)
Denis Diderot
1
Birthdate: October 5, 1713
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Langres, France
Died: July 31
 5 
Caesar Rodney
(Governor of Delaware (1778-81))
Caesar Rodney
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1728
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kent County
Died: June 26
 6 
Count of St. Germain
(European Adventurer and Philosopher)
Count of St. Germain
1
Birthdate: 1691 AD
Birthplace: Sárospatak, Hungary
Died: February 27
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 22, 1710
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: July 1
 8 
Ann Lee
(American Religious Leader)
Ann Lee
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 29, 1736
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: September 8
 9 
Torbern Bergman
(Swedish Chemist and Mineralogist Known for His Research on the Chemistry of Metals, Especially 'Bismut'h and 'Nickel')
Torbern Bergman
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 20, 1735
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Katrineberg, Låstad parish, Sweden
Died: July 8
 10 
Yosa Buson
(Japanese Poet and Painter of the Edo Period)
Yosa Buson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1716 AD
Birthplace: Settsu Province, Japan
Died: January 17
 11 
Nano Nagle
(Educator)
Nano Nagle
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1718 AD
Birthplace: Ballygriffin, County Cork, Ireland
Died: April 26
 12 
Paolo Frisi
(Italian Mathematician and Astronomer Best Known for His Work in Hydraulics)
Paolo Frisi
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 13, 1728
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melegnano, Italy
Died: November 22
 13 
Santa Rita Durão
(Brazilian Poet and Priest)
Santa Rita Durão
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1722 AD
Birthplace: Mariana, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died: January 24
 14 
Anthony Benezet
(Educator)
Anthony Benezet
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 31, 1713
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint-Quentin, France
Died: May 3
 15 
Raja Haji
(Indonesian Warrior and Freedom Fighter)
Raja Haji
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1727 AD
Birthplace: Riau, Indonesia
Died: 1784 AD
 16 
César-François Cassini de Thury
(French Astronomer Who Produced the First Reliable Maps of France)
César-François Cassini de Thury
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 17, 1714
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thury-sous-Clermont, France
Died: September 4
 17 
Abraham Trembley
(Naturalist)
Abraham Trembley
0
Birthdate: September 3, 1710
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: May 12
Antoine Court de Gébelin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1719 AD
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 10
Jacob Joseph of Polonne
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1710 AD
Birthplace: Poland
Died: 1784 AD
 20 
Franciszek Bohomolec
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1720
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: near Vitsyebsk, Belarus
Died: April 24
Giovanni Battista Martini
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 24, 1706
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: August 3
 22 
Nathaniel Hone the Elder
(Miniature painter, and one of the founder members of the Royal Academy in 1768)
Nathaniel Hone the Elder
1
Birthdate: April 24, 1718
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin
Died: August 14