Famous People Born in 1713

  • Jan 2 Marie Dumesnil, French actress (Iphigénie en Aulide), born in Paris, France (d. 1803)
  • Feb 13 Domingo Miguel Bernaube Terradellas, Spanish composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1751)
  • Feb 28 Louis-Auguste-Augustin d'Affry, Swiss general, military governor and ambassador serving French kings Louis XV and Louis XVI, born in Versailles, France (d. 1793)
  • Mar 10 Christian Friedrich Schale, German composer (d. 1800)
  • Mar 10 Raphael Weiss, German composer and priest, born in Wangen (d. 1779)
  • Mar 15 Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, French astronomer who mapped the stars of the Southern Hemisphere, born in Rumigny, France (d. 1762)
  • Mar 21 Francis Lewis, signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • Mar 25 Jean-Baptiste Canavas, Italian composer and cellist, born in Turin (d. 1784)
  • Mar 29 John Ponsonby, Irish politician (d. 1789)
  • Apr 2 Onno Zwier van Haren, Frisian poet (Fatherland), born in St. Annaparochie, Netherlands (d. 1779)
  • Apr 10 John Whitehurst, English clockmaker and scientist, born in Congleton, Cheshire, England (d. 1788)
  • Apr 12 Guillaume Thomas François Raynal, French writer, born in Lapanouse, France (d. 1796)
  • Apr 13 Pierre Jélyotte, French composer, born in Lasseube, France (d. 1797)
  • Apr 21 Louis de Noailles, Marshal of France, born in Versailles, France (d. 1793)
  • May 3 Alexis Clairaut, French mathematician (Clairaut's theorem), born in Paris (d. 1765)
  • May 6 Charles Batteux, French philosopher, born in Alland'Huy-et-Sausseuil, Ardennes (d. 1780)
  • May 25 John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute, Prime Minister of Great Britain (1760-63), born in Parliament Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian (d. 1792)
  • Jun 10 Princess Caroline Elizabeth of Great Britain, fourth child and third daughter of King George II of Great Britain and his wife Caroline of Ansbach, born in Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover (d. 1757)
  • Jun 11 Edward Capell, English critic, born in Troston Hall, Suffolk, England (d. 1781)
  • Jun 16 Meshech Weare, Governor of New Hampshire (d. 1786)
  • Jun 22 Lord John Sackville, English politician (MP Tamworth 1734-47) and cricketer (Kent CCC), born in England (d. 1765)
  • Jul 22 Jacques-Germain Soufflot, French architect (d. 1780)
  • Aug 1 Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, born in Brunswick, Germany (d. 1780)
  • Aug 28 Louis-Auguste d'Affry, French general and ambassador to Netherland, born in Versailles, France (d. 1793)
  • Sep 14 Johann Kies, German astronomer and mathematician, born in Tübingen, Germany (d. 1781)
  • Sep 18 Jean Allamand, Swiss-Dutch natural philosopher, born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 1787)
  • Oct 3 Antoine Dauvergne, French composer, born in Moulins, Alier, France (d. 1797)

Denis DiderotDenis Diderot (1713-1784)

Oct 5 French enlightenment philosopher (Encyclopédie), born in Langres, Champagne

  • Oct 7 Granville Elliott, British military officer (d. 1759)
  • Oct 8 Yechezkel Landau, Polish rabbi and Talmudist, born in Opatów, Poland (d. 1793)
  • Oct 10 Johann Ludwig Krebs, German organist and composer, born in Buttelstedt, Germany (d. 1780)
  • Oct 13 Allan Ramsay, Scottish painter, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1784)
  • Oct 23 Pieter Burman the Younger, Dutch philologist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1778)

Junípero SerraJunípero Serra (1713-1784)

Nov 24 Spanish missionary priest who founded the 1st missions in California, born in Petra, Majorca

  • Nov 24 Laurence Sterne, Anglo-Irish novelist and satirist (Tristram Shandy), born in Clonmel, Ireland (d. 1768)
  • Dec 4 Gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist, born in Venice (d. 1786)