Famous People Born in 1770

  • Jan 25 Francis Burdett, British politician
  • Feb 5 Alexandre Brongniart, mineralogist/geologist (Tertiary), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 18 Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer
  • Feb 20 Ferdinando Carulli, composer
  • Feb 22 Jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer
  • Feb 26 Antoine Reicha, composer
  • Mar 2 Louis Gabriel Suchet, French Marshal (d. 1826)
  • Mar 13 Daniel Lambert, England, giant (weighed 739 lbs (334 kg) at death)
  • Mar 20 Friedrich Hölderlin, German writer (d. 1843)
  • Mar 25 Carl Friedrich Ebers, composer
  • Mar 28 Sophie Mereau, German writer, born in Altenburg (d. 1806)
  • Apr 3 Theodoros Kolokotronis, Greek general (d. 1843)

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Apr 7 William Wordsworth, English poet laureate (The Prelude), born in Cockermouth, Cumberland (d. 1850)

  • Apr 9 Thomas Johann Seebeck, German physicist (d. 1831)

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Apr 11 George Canning, British Prime Minister (Tory: 1827) and Foreign Secretary, born in London, England (d. 1827)

British Prime Minister George Canning
British Prime Minister
George Canning
  • Apr 19 Georg Abraham Schneider, German composer
  • Apr 25 Georg Sverdrup, Norwegian philologist (d. 1850)
  • Apr 28 Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/minister of Foreign affairs
  • Apr 30 David Thompson, English/Canadian explorer (Columbia River)
  • May 10 Louis Nicholas Davout, French fieldmarshal (defeated Prussians)
  • May 19 Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer
  • May 22 Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)
  • Jun 3 Manuel Belgrano, Argentina
  • Jun 4 James Hewitt, composer

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Jun 7 Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Tory: 1812-27), born in London (d. 1828)

British Prime Minister Robert Jenkinson
British Prime Minister
Robert Jenkinson
  • Jun 20 Moses Waddel, American educator/minister and bestselling author (d. 1840)
  • Jul 13 Alexander Balashov, Russian general (d. 1837)

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Aug 1 William Clark, American explorer, soldier, Indian agent and territorial governor who lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-06 and claimed the Pacific Northwest for the United States, born in Ladysmith, Virginia (d. 1838)

Explorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition William Clark
Explorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition
William Clark
  • Aug 3 Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)
  • Aug 27 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher/inventor (dialectic)
  • Sep 19 Johann G Repsold, German instrument maker
  • Oct 1 Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)
  • Oct 22 Thomas Seebeck, Baltic German physicist (d. 1831)
  • Nov 5 Etienne P de Senancour, French author (Obermann)
  • Nov 8 Friedrich Witt, composer
  • Nov 19 Bertel Thorvaldsen, Danish sculptor (Dying Lion), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1844)
  • Nov 28 F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V & Wilhelmina of Prussia
  • Nov 29 Peter Hansel, composer
  • Dec 13 John Clarke-Whitfeld, composer

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Dec 16 Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn, Germany, composer (5th Symphony, Ode to Joy), (d. 1827)

  • Dec 17 Johann Friedrich Schubert, composer
  • Dec 26 Pierre earl de Cambronne, French general (Waterloo, Elba)