Birthdays in History in 1737

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  • Jan 19 Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Fr writer (Paul et Virgin)

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Jan 23 John Hancock, merchant/statesman, (1st to sign Declaration of Independence), (d. 1793), [o.s. 1936-01-12]

Statesman John Hancock
Statesman
John Hancock

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Jan 29 Thomas Paine, Thetford Great Britain, English/American political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)

Voice of the American Revolution Thomas Paine
Voice of the American Revolution
Thomas Paine
  • Mar 20 Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, King of Thailand (d. 1809)
  • Apr 19 Geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation propagandist

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May 2 William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of Great Britain (1782-83), born in Dublin, Kingdom of Ireland (d. 1805)

British Prime Minister William Petty
British Prime Minister
William Petty

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May 8 Edward Gibbon, English historian (The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire), born in Putney, England (d. 1794)

Historian Edward Gibbon
Historian
Edward Gibbon
  • May 14 George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, British statesman (d. 1806)
  • Jun 20 Tokugawa Ieharu, Japanese military (d. 1786)
  • Jul 15 Princess Louise-Marie of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d. 1787)
  • Jul 31 Princess Augusta Charlotte of Wales (d. 1813)
  • Aug 10 Anton Losenko, Russian painter (d. 1773)
  • Aug 11 Joseph Nollekins, sculptor, born in London, England
  • Aug 14 Charles Hutton, mathematician
  • Sep 7 Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomist/physicist
  • Sep 19 Charles Carroll, signed Declaration of Independence
  • Sep 21 Francis Hopkinson, US, writer/lawyer (helped design Stars & Stripes)
  • Oct 31 James Lovell, American educator (d. 1789)
  • Dec 26 Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (d. 1815)