Birthdays in History in 1748

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  • Feb 6 Adam Weishaupt, founder of the Bavarian Illuminati (d. 1811)
  • Feb 9 Luther Martin, American patriot (d. 1826)
  • Feb 15 Jeremy Bentham, London England philosopher/originator (Utilitarian)
  • Mar 5 Jonas C. Dryander, Swedish botanist (d. 1810)
  • Mar 8 William V of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic
  • Mar 10 John Playfair, Scotland, clergyman/geologist/mathematician
  • Apr 12 Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, French botanist (d. 1836)
  • Apr 27 Adamantios Korais, Greek humanist scholar (d. 1833)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 7 Olympe de Gouges [Marie Gouze], French playwright and revolutionary (Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen), born in Montauban, France (d. 1793)

Playwright and Revolutionary Olympe de Gouges
Playwright and Revolutionary
Olympe de Gouges
  • May 16 Antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch
  • Jun 30 Jacques D "comte" Cassini, French astronomer
  • Jul 31 Isaac Ouwater, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist
  • Aug 13 Pieter L van de Kasteele, Dutch politician/patriot
  • Aug 30 Jacques-Louis David, French Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat), born in Paris (d. 1825)
  • Oct 7 Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18)
  • Nov 11 King Charles IV of Spain (d. 1819) Reigned 1788-1808
  • Nov 12 Carlos IV, King of Spain (1788-1808)
  • Dec 9 Claude Louis Berthollet, French chemist (d. 1822)