Famous People Born in August 1749

  • Aug 5 Thomas Lynch, American lawyer, signer of the US Declaration of Independence, born in Winyah, South Carolina (d. 1779)
  • Aug 26 Johann Ernst Rembt, German organist and composer, born in Suhl, Germany (d. 1810)

Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

Aug 28 German writer and social philosopher (Faust), born in Frankfurt am Main, Holy Roman Empire

  • Aug 31 Alexander Radishchev, Russian writer (Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow), born in Moscow (d. 1802)