Famous People Born in 1716

  • Jan 12 Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general (d. 1795)
  • Jan 15 Philip Livingston, American businessman and politician (signed Declaration of Independence)
  • Jan 20 Carlos III, king of Naples/Spain (1759-88) Pompei/Jesuits
  • Jan 20 King Charles III of Spain (d. 1788)
  • Jan 20 Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, French writer and numismatist (d. 1795)
  • Jan 26 George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
  • Feb 18 Gaspard Fritz, Swiss composer and violinist, born in Geneva (d. 1783)
  • Mar 6 Pehr Kalm, Swedish explorer and naturalist (d. 1779)
  • Mar 21 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer
  • Apr 4 John Evangelist Schreiber, composer
  • Apr 9 Johann Georg Zechner, composer
  • Apr 12 Felice de' Giardini, composer
  • May 29 Louis J M Daubenton, French zoologist
  • Jun 18 Joseph M Vien, French (court)painter
  • Jun 23 Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, English politician (d. 1789)
  • Sep 2 Johann Trier, German composer, born in Themar, Thuringia
  • Oct 3 Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (d. 1781)
  • Oct 6 George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman (d. 1771)
  • Oct 25 Petronio Maria Pio Sgabazzi, composer
  • Dec 1 Etienne-Maurice Falconet, French sculptor (d. 1791)
  • Dec 16 Louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798)
  • Dec 23 Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer
  • Dec 24 Patrice F earl De Neney, South Netherlands chairman of Secret Council
  • Dec 25 Johann Jakob Reiske, German scholar and physician (d. 1774)
  • Dec 26 Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard)
  • Dec 26 Jean François de Saint-Lambert, French poet (d. 1803)