Famous People Who Died In 1796

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1796. This list includes people like Catherine the Great, Robert Burns, Anthony Wayne, David Rittenhouse, Thomas Reid and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, political leaders, mathematicians and revolutionaries who died in 1796. This list includes people from United States, Scotland, France & Germany 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 
Catherine the Great
(Empress of Russia)

Catherine the Great
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Birthdate: May 2, 1729
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pomeranian Dukes' Castle in Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland
Died: November 17

 2 
Robert Burns
(Poet and Lyricist widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide.)

Robert Burns
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 25, 1759
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ayrshire, Scotland
Died: July 21

 3 
Anthony Wayne
(Senior Officer of the United States Army (1792-96))

Anthony Wayne
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1745
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Easttown Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 15

 4 
David Rittenhouse
(Astronomer)

David Rittenhouse
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 8, 1732
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paper Mill Run, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 26

 5 
Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
(Queen of Denmark and Norway between 1752 and 1766, second consort of king Frederick V of Denmark and Norway)

Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1729
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wolfenbüttel, Germany
Died: October 10

 6 
Thomas Reid
(Philosopher)

Thomas Reid
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Birthdate: May 7, 1710
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Strachan, Scotland, Great Britain
Died: October 7

 7 
Pyotr Rumyantsev
(Military officer)

Pyotr Rumyantsev
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 15, 1725
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stroiesti, Moldova
Died: December 19
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 8 
James Macpherson
(Poet, Translator, Writer)

James Macpherson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1736
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ruthven
Died: February 17

 9 

Johann Daniel Titius
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 2, 1729
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chojnice, Poland
Died: December 16

Thomas Thynne, 1st Marquess of Bath
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 13, 1734
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hatfield, England
Died: November 19

 11 

Samuel Seabury
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1729
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ledyard, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 25

 12 
Uthumphon
(Monarch)

Uthumphon
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Birthdate: 1700 AD
Birthplace: Thailand
Died: 1796 AD

Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 28, 1735
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 1

Prince Louis Charles of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 5, 1773
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: December 28

 15 
Molly Brant
(Native American Leader)

Molly Brant
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1736 AD
Birthplace: Ohio River, United States
Died: April 16

 16 
Fuk'anggan
(Military Leader)

Fuk'anggan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1753 AD
Birthplace: China
Died: 1796 AD

 17 

Sir William Chambers
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: February 23, 1723
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
Died: March 10

 18 
Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois
(French Actor, Dramatist, Essayist, and Revolutionary.)

Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1749
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 8

Franz Anton Maulbertsch
0
Birthdate: June 7, 1724
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Langenargen, Germany
Died: August 8

 20 

François de Charette
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1763
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Couffe, France
Died: March 26

 21 
Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani
(Chess player, Writer)

Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 9, 1719
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: July 15

Adolf Franz Friedrich, Freiherr von Knigge
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 16, 1752
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bredenbeck, Germany
Died: May 6

Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia
1
Birthdate: June 26, 1726
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: October 16

 24 
Samuel Huntington
(Politician)

Samuel Huntington
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 16, 1731
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Windham, Connecticut, United States
Died: January 5

Guillaume Thomas François Raynal
0
Birthdate: April 12, 1713
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lapanouse, France
Died: March 6

 26 
Henry Hamilton
(He served in North America as Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Quebec)

Henry Hamilton
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1734 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 29

 27 
Julien Fédon
(Leader of the Fédon Rebellion)

Julien Fédon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Martinique
Died: 1796 AD

 28 
Angelo Soliman
(Freemason, Educator)

Angelo Soliman
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1721 AD
Birthplace: Nigeria
Died: November 21

Theodor Gottlieb von Hippel the Elder
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1741
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: East Prussia
Died: April 23

 30 
Felice Giardini
(Composer)

Felice Giardini
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 12, 1716
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: June 8

François Séverin Marceau
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 1, 1769
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chartres, France
Died: September 21

 32 
Stephen Storace
(Composer)

Stephen Storace
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 4, 1762
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 19

Pierre-Marie-Jérôme Trésaguet
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 15, 1716
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nevers, France
Died: March 11

 34 

Adam Naruszewicz
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 20, 1733
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lahišyn, Polesie
Died: July 8

 35 
Fyodor Grigoryevich, Count Orlov
(Statesman)

Fyodor Grigoryevich, Count Orlov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 19, 1741
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lyutkino, Russia
Died: May 28