What Happened in 1763

Significant Events

  • Feb 10 Treaty of Paris ends French-Indian War, surrendering Canada to Britain
  • Feb 15 Austria, Prussia & Saxony sign Treaty of Hubertusburg, marking the end of the French and Indian War and of the Seven Years War
  • Oct 7 George III of Great Britain issues Proclamation of 1763, closing lands in North America north and west of Alleghenies to white settlement
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World Leaders in 1763

Famous People Born in 1763

  • Jan 3 Joseph Fesch, French cardinal/war commission/earl/senator
  • Jan 8 Edmond Charles GenĂȘt, French diplomat (d. 1834)
  • Jan 20 Theobald Wolfe Tone, Irish patriot
  • Jan 24 Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (d. 1831)
  • Jan 26 Charles XIV [Jean Bernadotte], King of Sweden & Norway (1818-44), Marshall of France, born in Pau, France (d. 1844)
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Famous Deaths

  • Jan 2 John Casteret earl Granville, English premier, dies at 72
  • Jan 11 Caspar Abel, German theologian, historian, and poet (b. 1676)
  • Jan 27 John Theodor of Bavaria, prince-bishop of Liege/cardinal, dies
  • Jan 29 Louis Racine, French poet (b. 1692)
  • Feb 11 William Shenstone, English poet (b. 1714)
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