Famous People Born in November 1755

Marie AntoinetteMarie Antoinette (1755-1793)

Nov 2 Queen of France (1774-92) who allegedly uttered the phrase "let them eat cake", born in Vienna, Austria

  • Nov 12 Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Prussia general and Minister of War (1808-10) who reformed the Prussian army, born in Bordenau, Electorate of Hanover, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1813)
  • Nov 15 Jan Blanken, Dutch hydraulic engineer, born in Bergambacht, Netherlands (d. 1838)

Louis XVIIILouis XVIII (1755-1824)

Nov 17 1st post-revolutionary King of France (1814-24), born in Versailles, France

  • Nov 23 Thomas Lord, English cricket batsman (founder of Lord's cricket ground; Middlesex CCC), born in Thirsk, England (d. 1832)