Famous People Who Died In 1788

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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.
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Charles Edward Stuart
(Military Leader)
Charles Edward Stuart
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 31, 1720
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Palazzo Muti, Rome
Died: January 31
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 8, 1714
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: December 14
 3 
Thomas Gainsborough
(Landscape painter)
Thomas Gainsborough
2
Birthdate: May 14, 1727
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sudbury, England
Died: August 2
 4 
Charles Wesley
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Birthdate: December 18, 1707
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Epworth, Lincolnshire, England
Died: March 29
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Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
(French Mathematician, Cosmologist Encyclopédiste and One of the First Naturalists to Recognize Ecological Succession)
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
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Birthdate: September 7, 1707
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montbard, France
Died: April 16
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Jean-François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse
(French Naval Officer and Explorer Known for His Scientific Expedition Around the Globe)
Jean-François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 23, 1741
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Albi
Died: 1788 AD
 7 
Percivall Pott
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1714
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 22
Maurice Quentin de La Tour
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Birthdate: September 5, 1704
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Quentin, France
Died: February 17
 9 
Johann Georg Hamann
(Philosopher)
Johann Georg Hamann
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Birthdate: August 27, 1730
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kaliningrad, Germany
Died: June 21
 10 
Charles III of Spain
(Former King of Spain (1759 - 1788))
Charles III of Spain
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Birthdate: January 20, 1716
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: December 14
 11 
John Lindsay
(Royal Navy officer)
John Lindsay
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1737 AD
Birthplace: British
Died: June 4
 12 
Thomas Boulsover
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Birthdate: 1705 AD
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
Died: September 9
 13 
Jean Germain Drouais
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Birthdate: November 25, 1763
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 15
Pierre André de Suffren
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 17, 1729
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Cannat, France
Died: December 8
 15 
John Penn
(Politician)
John Penn
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 17, 1741
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Caroline County, Virginia, United States
Died: September 14
 16 
Thomas Amory
(Author)
Thomas Amory
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1691 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: November 25
 17 
Francesco Zuccarelli
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Birthdate: August 15, 1702
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pitigliano, Italy
Died: December 30
 18 
Gaetano Filangieri
(Italian Jurist and Philosopher)
Gaetano Filangieri
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 22, 1753
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Sebastiano al Vesuvio, Naples, Italy
Died: July 21
Armand de Vignerot du Plessis
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1696
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 8
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François Joseph Paul de Grasse
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 13, 1722
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Le Bar-sur-Loup, France
Died: January 11
Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel
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Birthdate: December 3, 1764
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: September 27
Emmanuel-Armand de Richelieu, duke d'Aiguillon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 31, 1720
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 1
 23 
Salomon Gessner
(Swiss Painter and Poet)
Salomon Gessner
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Birthdate: April 1, 1730
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: March 2
 24 
Giovanni Antonio Scopoli
(Italian Naturalist and Physician)
Giovanni Antonio Scopoli
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 3, 1723
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cavalese, Italy
Died: May 8
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Thomas Sheridan
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Birthdate: 1719 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: August 14
 26 
George Anne Bellamy
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Birthdate: April 23, 1731
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fingal, Ireland
Died: February 16
 27 
Tanuma Okitsugu
(Chamberlain)
Tanuma Okitsugu
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 11, 1719
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edo, Japan
Died: July 27
 28 
William Brodie
(Criminal, Politician)
William Brodie
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1741
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: October 1
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Robert Edge Pine
2
Birthdate: 1730 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 18
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Evan Evans
3
Birthdate: May 20, 1731
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cynhawdref, Wales
Died: August 4