Famous People Born in 1754

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  • Jan 15 Richard Martin, Irish animal rights activist (d. 1834)
  • Jan 24 Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (d. 1820)
  • Jan 29 Moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland (d. 1806)
  • Jan 30 John Lansing, Jr., American statesman (d. 1829)

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Feb 13 Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, French statesman, born in Paris (d. 1838)

Politician and Diplomat Talleyrand
Politician and Diplomat
Talleyrand
  • Feb 17 Jan Jachym Kopriva, Czech composer and organist, born in Cítoliby, Czech Republic (d. 1792)
  • Feb 17 Nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803)
  • Feb 19 Vincenzo Monti, Italian poet/translator (Al Signor di Montgolfier)
  • Mar 4 Benjamin Waterhouse, physician co-founder of Harvard Medical School (smallpox vaccine pioneer), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1846)
  • Mar 4 Dieudonne-Pascal Pieltain, composer
  • Mar 15 Silvestro Palma, composer
  • Mar 17 Madame Roland [Marie-Jeanne Phlippon], French revolutionary (member of the Girondist faction), born in Paris, France (d. 1793)
  • Mar 23 Baron Jurij Vega, Slovenian mathematician, physicist, and artillery officer (d. 1802)
  • Apr 9 Antonio Frantisek Becvarovsky, composer
  • Apr 9 Pieter Paulus, Dutch lawyer/CEO (National Convention)
  • May 2 Vicente Martin y Soler, composer
  • May 10 Asmus Jakob Carstens, painter
  • May 12 Franz Anton Hoffmeister, composer
  • May 15 Pierre Dutillieu, composer
  • May 20 Hans Gram, Danish-born American composer (d. 1804)
  • May 23 Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter (Napoleon)
  • May 24 Giacomo Conti, composer
  • Jun 4 Franz Xaver, Baron Von Zach, Austrian editor and astronomer (d. 1832)
  • Jun 16 Salawat Yulayev, Bashkir national hero, poet (d. 1800)
  • Jul 11 Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare
  • Jul 20 Destutt de Tracy, French philosopher (d. 1836)

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Aug 2 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, French-born American architect who laid out Washington, D.C., born in Paris, France (d. 1825)

Washington D.C. Architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant
Washington D.C. Architect
Pierre Charles L'Enfant
  • Aug 18 François, marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat, French general (d. 1833)
  • Aug 21 William Murdoch, Scottish inventor (oscillating cylinder steam engine), born in Cumnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland (d. 1839)
  • Aug 21 Banastre Tarleton, British soldier and politician (Waxhaws Massacre), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1833)

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Aug 23 Louis XVI, King of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined, born in Versailles, Yvelines, France (d. 1793)

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI
  • Aug 28 Peter Winter, German composer, born in Mannhein, Germany (d. 1825)
  • Sep 9 William Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty)
  • Sep 19 John Ross Key, commissioned officer in the Continental Army, judge, lawyer and the father of Francis Scott Key (d. 1821)
  • Oct 16 Morgan Lewis, Governor of New York (1804-07) (d. 1844)
  • Oct 28 John Laurens, American soldier, diplomat and abolitionist, born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1782)
  • Nov 26 Georg Forster, German writer, naturalist (A Voyage Round the World) and revolutionary, born in Nassenhuben (Mokry Dwór), Royal Prussia, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (d. 1794)
  • Dec 2 William Cooper, American judge (d. 1809)
  • Dec 7 Jack Jouett, American patriot
  • Dec 9 Etienne Ozi, French composer and bassoonist, born in Nimes (d. 1813)
  • Dec 24 George Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy)