Famous People Born in August 1753

  • Aug 3 Charles Stanhope, 3rd earl Stanhope, English radical politician and scientist, born in London (d. 1816)

Edmund RandolphEdmund Randolph (1753-1813)

Aug 10 US Founding Father, 1st US Attorney General (1789-94) and 2nd US Secretary of State (1794-95), born in Williamsburg, Virginia, British America

  • Aug 12 Thomas Bewick, English wood-engraver and illustrator (A History of British Birds, Aesop's Fables), born in Mickley, England (d. 1828)
  • Aug 17 Josef Dobrovsk√Ĺ, Czech linguist (d. 1828)
  • Aug 22 Christian Friedrich Ruppe, Dutch-German composer, born in Bad Salzungen, Germany (d. 1826)