Birthdays in History in 1726

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  • Jan 4 Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Dutch engraver/art collector
  • Jan 18 Hendrik D F L, prince of Prussia/diplomat
  • Feb 15 Abraham Clark, Elizabethtown, New Jersey, American politician, signed Declaration of Independence
  • Mar 8 Richard Howe, British admiral (d. 1799)
  • Apr 8 Lewis Morris, US farmer (signed Declaration of Independence)
  • Apr 20 Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer
  • Apr 26 Pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter
  • May 20 Francis Cotes, English painter (d. 1770)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 3 James Hutton, geologist, born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Geologist James Hutton
Geologist
James Hutton
  • Jun 25 Thomas Pennant, British naturalist
  • Aug 7 James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)
  • Aug 9 Francesco Cetti, Italian Jesuit scientist (d. 1778)
  • Oct 14 Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (d. 1813)
  • Oct 16 Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter (d. 1801)
  • Nov 20 Oliver Wolcott, US judge, signed US Declaration of Independence, born in Windsor, Connecticut (d. 1797) [NS=Dec 1]
  • Nov 30 Jacques Aliamet, French etcher/engraver
  • Dec 1 Eggert Olafsson, Icelandic writer