Famous People Who Died In 1788

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1788. This list includes people like Charles Edward Stuart, Charles III of Spain, Thomas Gainsborough, Charles Wesley, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, military leaders, philosophers and lawyers who died in 1788. This list includes people from England, France and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Charles Edward Stuart

Charles Edward Stuart
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: December 31, 1720
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Palazzo Muti, Rome
Died: January 31

 2 Charles III of Spain

Charles III of Spain
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Famous As: King of Spain (1759-1788)
Birthdate: January 20, 1716
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: December 14

 3 Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough
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Famous As: Landscape painter
Birthdate: May 14, 1727
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sudbury, England
Died: August 2

 4 Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 18, 1707
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Epworth, Lincolnshire, England
Died: March 29

 5 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 8, 1714
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: December 14

 6 Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon

Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: September 7, 1707
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montbard, France
Died: April 16

 7 Jean-François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse

Jean-François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: August 23, 1741
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Albi
Died: 1788 AD
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 8 Johann Georg Hamann

Johann Georg Hamann
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: August 27, 1730
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kaliningrad, Germany
Died: June 21

 9 François Joseph Paul de Grasse

François Joseph Paul de Grasse
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Comte de Grasse
Birthdate: September 13, 1722
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Le Bar-sur-Loup, France
Died: January 11

 10 Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel

Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel
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Birthdate: December 3, 1764
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: September 27

 11 Maurice Quentin de La Tour

Maurice Quentin de La Tour
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: September 5, 1704
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Quentin, France
Died: February 17

 12 Armand de Vignerot du Plessis

Armand de Vignerot du Plessis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: March 13, 1696
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 8

 13 Percivall Pott

Percivall Pott
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: January 6, 1714
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 22

 14 Pierre André de Suffren

Pierre André de Suffren
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Admiral
Birthdate: July 17, 1729
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Cannat, France
Died: December 8

 15 Emmanuel-Armand de Richelieu, duke d'Aiguillon

Emmanuel-Armand de Richelieu, duke d'Aiguillon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: French statesman
Birthdate: July 31, 1720
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 1

 16 Thomas Sheridan

Thomas Sheridan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1719 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: August 14

 17 Francesco Zuccarelli

Francesco Zuccarelli
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: August 15, 1702
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pitigliano, Italy
Died: December 30

 18 John Penn

John Penn
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 17, 1741
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Caroline County, Virginia, United States
Died: September 14

 19 Gaetano Filangieri

Gaetano Filangieri
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: August 22, 1753
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Sebastiano al Vesuvio, Naples, Italy
Died: July 21

 20 Tanuma Okitsugu

Tanuma Okitsugu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Chamberlain
Birthdate: September 11, 1719
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edo, Japan
Died: July 27

 21 Robert Edge Pine

Robert Edge Pine
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1730 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 18

 22 Salomon Gessner

Salomon Gessner
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 1, 1730
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: March 2

 23 Jean Germain Drouais

Jean Germain Drouais
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 25, 1763
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 15

 24 George Anne Bellamy

George Anne Bellamy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 23, 1731
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fingal, Ireland
Died: February 16

 25 Thomas Boulsover

Thomas Boulsover
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 1705 AD
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
Died: September 9

 26 Evan Evans

Evan Evans
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 20, 1731
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cynhawdref, Wales
Died: August 4

 27 Thomas Amory

Thomas Amory
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 1691 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: November 25

 28 William Brodie

William Brodie
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Criminal, Politician
Birthdate: September 28, 1741
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: October 1