Famous People Born in 1706

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Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 7 Johann Heinrich Zedler, German publisher (d. 1751)

Person of interestBenjamin Franklin

Jan 17 Benjamin Franklin, US Founding Father, inventor, ambassador and writer (Poor Richards Almanac), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1790)

United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin
United States Founding Father
Benjamin Franklin
  • Jan 28 John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor)
  • Feb 12 Josef Christian, German sculptor
  • Mar 4 Lauritz de Thurah, Danish architect and architectural writer (d. 1759)
  • Mar 6 George Pocock, British admiral (d. 1792)
  • Apr 24 Giovanni Battista Martini, Italian Conventual Franciscan friar and composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1784)
  • May 17 Andreas Felix von Oefele, German historian and librarian (d. 1780)
  • May 20 Seth Pomeroy, American gunsmith and soldier (d. 1777)
  • Jun 21 John Dollond, British optician and owner of 1st patent for achromatic lens, born in London, England (d. 1761)
  • Jul 21 Pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist and cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups), born in Maastricht, Netherlands (d. 1789)
  • Sep 20 František Václav Habermann, Czech composer, born in Lázně Kynžvart, Czech Republic (d. 1783)
  • Sep 21 Jacob Wilhelm Lustig, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1796)
  • Sep 21 Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg, Queen consort of Sardinia, born in Langenschwalbach, Hesse (d. 1735)
  • Oct 6 Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749-72), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1772)
  • Oct 18 Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buffa)
  • Nov 7 Carlo Cecere, Italian composer, born in Grottole, Italy (d. 1761)
  • Nov 8 Johann Ulrich von Cramer, German judge and philosopher (d. 1772)
  • Dec 17 Gabrielle Chôtelet [La belle Emilie], French writer (Voltaire)