Famous People Born in June 1723

  • Jun 3 Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian-born naturalist (d. 1788)
  • Jun 11 Johann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer, 1st saw Halley's comet on return, born in Prohlis, Dresden, Germany (d. 1788)

Adam SmithAdam Smith (1723-1790)

Jun 16 Scottish economist (Wealth of Nations) and moral philosopher (date of baptism), born in Kirkaldy, Fife, Scotland

  • Jun 18 Giuseppe Scarlatti, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1777)
  • Jun 20 Adam Ferguson, Scottish sociologist and historian, born in Logierait, Perthshire, Scotland (d. 1816)
  • Jun 20 Theophilus Lindsey, English theologian and clergyman, born in Middlewich, Cheshire (d. 1808)
  • Jun 30 Christian Ernst Graf, Dutch composer, born in Rudolstadt, Germany (d. 1804)