Famous People Who Died In 1797

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1797. This list includes people like Mary Wollstonecraft, Edmund Burke, Olaudah Equiano, John Wilkes, Frederick William II of Prussia and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, playwrights and journalists who died in 1797. This list includes people from England, France, United States and many more countries.
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 1 
Mary Wollstonecraft
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Birthdate: April 27, 1759
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 10
 2 
Olaudah Equiano
(Anti Slavery Activist)
Olaudah Equiano
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1745 AD
Birthplace: Igboland
Died: March 31
 3 
Baron Münchhausen
(Fiction writer)
Baron Münchhausen
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 11, 1720
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bodenwerder
Died: February 22
 4 
Frederick William II of Prussia
(Former King of Prussia (1786 - 1797))
Frederick William II of Prussia
0
Birthdate: September 25, 1744
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin Palace, Berlin
Died: November 16
 5 
James Hutton
(Geologist)
James Hutton
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 3, 1726
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: March 26
 6 
Edmund Burke
(Statesman)
Edmund Burke
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Birthdate: January 12, 1729
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Died: July 9
 7 
John Wilkes
(English journalist)
John Wilkes
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 17, 1725
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clerkenwell, London
Died: December 26
 8 
Horace Walpole
(Writer, Novelist, Autobiographer, Politician)
Horace Walpole
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 24, 1717
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London
Died: March 2
 9 
Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst
(Colonial administrator, Military personnel)
Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 29, 1717
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sevenoaks
Died: August 3
 10 
Joseph Wright of Derby
(Painter, Artist)
Joseph Wright of Derby
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Birthdate: September 3, 1734
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Derby
Died: August 29
 11 
François-Noël Babeuf
(Journalist, Writer, Archivist, Politician)
François-Noël Babeuf
0
Birthdate: November 23, 1760
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Quentin
Died: May 27
 12 
Bahadur Shah
(Prithvi Narayan Shah's son)
Bahadur Shah
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 16, 1757
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gorkha, Nepal
Died: June 24
Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel-Bevern
0
Birthdate: November 8, 1715
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Schloss Bevern, Duchy of Brunswick
Died: January 13
 14 
Oliver Wolcott
(Politician)
Oliver Wolcott
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 20, 1726
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Windsor, Connecticut, United States
Died: December 1
 15 
Carter Braxton
(Merchant)
Carter Braxton
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 10, 1736
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: King and Queen County, Virginia, United States
Died: October 10
 16 
Richard Parker
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 16, 1767
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Exeter, Devon, England
Died: June 30
 17 
Jean-Baptiste Louvet
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 12, 1760
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 25
 18 
Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar
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Birthdate: March 14, 1742
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gorgān, Iran
Died: June 17
 19 
Lazare Hoche
(Soldier)
Lazare Hoche
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1768
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: September 19
Magdeleine-Marie Desgarcins
0
Birthdate: May 23, 1769
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mont Dauphin, France
Died: October 27
 21 
Francis Lightfoot Lee
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1734
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stratford, Virginia, United States
Died: January 11
 22 
Pietro Verri
(Italian Economists, Historian, Philosopher and Writer)
Pietro Verri
0
Birthdate: December 12, 1728
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: June 28
 23 
Charles Macklin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 26, 1690
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Culdaff, Ireland
Died: July 11
 24 
John Robert Cozens
0
Birthdate: 1752 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 14
 25 
Agonglo
(Monarch)
Agonglo
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Birthdate: 1766 AD
Birthplace: Dahomey
Died: 1797 AD
 26 
Robert Marsham
(Biologist)
Robert Marsham
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 27, 1708
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stratton Strawless, United Kingdom
Died: September 4
 27 
Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser
(Austrian field marshal during the French Revolutionary Wars)
Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 7, 1724
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: August 22
 28 
Asaf-ud-Daula
(Nawab wazir of Oudh)
Asaf-ud-Daula
0
Birthdate: September 23, 1748
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faizabad, India
Died: September 21
 29 
Andreas Peter Bernstorff
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 28, 1735
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: June 21
 30 
Michel-Jean Sedaine
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1719
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 17
Charles FitzRoy, 1st Baron Southampton
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 25, 1737
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: England
Died: March 21
 32 
Anton Raaff
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 6, 1714
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany
Died: May 28
 33 
Christian Jensen Lofthuus
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 15, 1750
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Risør, Norway
Died: June 13
 34 
Elhanan Winchester
(Religious Leader)
Elhanan Winchester
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 19, 1751
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 18
 35 
Agui
(Former Minister of Finance of imperial China)
Agui
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 17, 1717
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: October 10