Famous People Who Died In 1786

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1786. This list includes people like Nathanael Greene, Frederick II of Prussia, Frederick The Great, Moses Mendelssohn, Carl Wilhelm Scheele and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include emperors & kings, astronomers, military leaders and educators who died in 1786. This list includes people from England, Germany, United States and many more countries.

Nathanael GreeneNathanael Greene
American
Military Commander
Frederick II of PrussiaFrederick II of Prussia
German, Prussian
King

Frederick the GreatFrederick The Great
German
King of Prussia

Moses MendelssohnMoses Mendelssohn
German
Philosopher, Translator, Writer, Bible translator

Carl Wilhelm ScheeleCarl Wilhelm Scheele
German, Swedish
chemist, pharmacist

Charles MasonCharles Mason
British
astronomer
John ByronJohn Byron
British
Navy officer

Peter III of PortugalPeter III of Portugal
Portuguese
King

Gaspar de PortoláGaspar de Portolá
Spanish
Soldier
George HepplewhiteGeorge Hepplewhite
British
Cabinetmaker

Patience WrightPatience Wright
American
Sculptor
Alexander CozensAlexander Cozens
British, Russian
Painter

John GoodrickeJohn Goodricke
Dutch
Amateur astronomer

Pierre PoivrePierre Poivre
French
Horticulturist

Eva EkebladEva Ekeblad
Swedish
Scientist

Isaac SearsIsaac Sears
American
Merchant
Antonio SacchiniAntonio Sacchini
Italian
Composer

Alexander WilsonAlexander Wilson
British, Scottish
Astronomer

Jean-Étienne GuettardJean-Étienne Guettard
French
Doctor of medicine

Thomas TyrwhittThomas Tyrwhitt
British
Literary Critic
Jacob Magnus SprengtportenJacob Magnus Sprengtporten
Finnish, Swedish
Politician

Gasparo GozziGasparo Gozzi
Italian
Critic
František BendaFrantišek Benda
Czech
Violinist

John JebbJohn Jebb
British
Reformer

Augustus Keppel, Viscount KeppelAugustus Keppel, Viscount Keppel
British
Admiral