Famous People Born in March 1693

  • Mar 5 Johann Jakob Wettstein, Swiss theologian (d. 1754)
  • Mar 7 Clement XIII [Carlo Rezzonico], Pope (1758-69), born in Venice (d. 1769)

James BradleyJames Bradley (1693-1762)

Mar 23 English astronomer, 3rd Astronomer Royal, discovered Earth's nutation motion, born in Shelborne, England

John HarrisonJohn Harrison (1693-1776)

Mar 24 English carpenter and clockmaker who invented the marine chronometer to calculate longitude while at sea, born in Foulby, Yorkshire, England