Famous People Born in 1707

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 22 Carl Hockh, German composer and violinist (d. 1773)
  • Feb 1 Frederick Louis, English prince of Wales and son of George II, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1751)
  • Feb 7 Carl August Thielo, composer
  • Feb 15 Claude Prosper, novelist, born in Paris, France
  • Feb 25 Carlo Goldoni, Italian playwright and librettist (Belisario, Servant of Two Masters), born in Venice, Republic of Venice (d. 1793)
  • Mar 7 Stephen Hopkins, American politician and signed Declaration of Independence, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1785)

Person of interestLeonhard Euler

Apr 15 Leonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician (Euler's Constant), born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1783)

Mathematician Leonhard Euler
Mathematician
Leonhard Euler
  • Apr 22 Henry Fielding, English novelist (Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones), born in Sharpham, Somerset, England (d. 1754)
  • Apr 26 Johannes Burman, Dutch botanist, plant author and physician, born in Amsterdam (d. 1779)
  • May 14 Antonio Teixeira, composer

Person of interestCarolus Linnaeus

May 23 Carolus Linnaeus [Carl von Linné], Swedish botanist, explorer and the Father of Taxonomy, born in Råshult, Sweden (d. 1778)

Taxonomist, botanist, physician, and zoologist Carolus Linnaeus
Taxonomist, botanist, physician, and zoologist
Carolus Linnaeus
  • Jul 14 Jacques-Philippe Lamoninary, composer
  • Aug 24 Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon, English evangelical revivalist, born in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire (d. 1791)
  • Sep 7 George-Louis Leclerc, count de Buffon, French naturalist and writer on natural history (Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière), born in Montbard, France (d. 1788)
  • Dec 18 Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement)