Famous People Born in 1756

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  • Jan 4 Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician
  • Jan 22 Vincenzo Righini, composer

Person of interestWolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jan 27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian musical prodigy and composer (Figaro), born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1791)

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Jan 28 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer
  • Jan 29 Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee III, Congressman, Governor of Virginia and American General
  • Jan 30 Josef Preindl, Austrian organist and composer, born in Marbach on the Danube, Lower Austria (d. 1823)

Person of interestAaron Burr

Feb 6 Aaron Burr, 3rd US Vice President (D-R: 1801-05) who killed Alexander Hamilton in a pistol duel, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1836)

3rd Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr
3rd Vice President of the United States
Aaron Burr
  • Feb 9 Karel Blazej Kopriva, Czech organist and composer, born in Cítoliby, Czech Republic (d. 1785)
  • Feb 22 Georg Friedrich von Martens, German diplomat (d. 1821)
  • Feb 23 Joannes van der Linden, Dutch lawyer and judge (Ware Pleiter), born in Zuid-Scharwoude, North Holland (d. 1835)
  • Mar 3 William Godwin, philosopher/political writer (Caleb Williams)
  • Mar 4 Sir Henry Raeburn, Scottish painter (d. 1823)
  • Mar 5 Thomas Linley the younger, English composer and musician "English Mozart" (d. 1778)
  • Mar 18 Johann Christoph Vogel, German composer, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1788)
  • Apr 7 Charles Felix, King of Sardina (1821-31)
  • Apr 8 Joseph Gehot, composer
  • Apr 13 Louis H J Condé, French prince
  • Apr 23 Alexander Reinagle, English-American composer, born in Portsmouth, England (d. 1809)
  • May 13 Wojciech Zywny, composer
  • May 23 Nicolas-Joseph Hullmandel, composer
  • May 27 Maximilian I Jozef, King of Bavaria
  • Jun 6 John Trumbull, American painter (Declaration of Independence), born in Lebanon, Connecticut (d. 1843)
  • Jun 8 Cornelis van Foreest, Dutch politician, Mayor of Alkmaar, born in Alkmaar, Netherlands (d. 1823)
  • Jun 17 Pierre-Joseph Cambon, French member of Committee of Salut Public
  • Jun 20 Joseph Martin Kraus, German composer, born in born in Miltenberg am Main, Bavaria (d. 1792)
  • Jul 2 Christian G Korner, German lawyer/father of Karl
  • Jul 4 William Rush, American sculptor (Spirit of the Schuylkill), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1833)
  • Jul 14 Thomas Rowlandson, English painter/cartoonist/etcher
  • Aug 19 Anthony FRE Haersolte, member of Executing Regime
  • Aug 20 Bernardo Bittoni, composer
  • Aug 29 Heinrich Graf von Bellegarde, Austrian field marshal and statesman, born in Dresden, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1845)
  • Aug 29 Jan Śniadecki, Polish mathematician and astronomer, born in Żnin, Poland (d. 1830)
  • Sep 7 Willem Bilderdijk, Dutch poet/literature (Disease of Scientists)
  • Sep 8 Anton Teyber, composer
  • Sep 21 John Loudon McAdam, created macadam road surface (asphalt)
  • Oct 2 Jacob van Strij, Dutch cartoonist/graphic artist
  • Oct 2 Josef Jawurek, composer
  • Oct 28 ALF [Gordon Shumway], fictional Melmacian Alien Life Form from the American sitcom "ALF"
  • Nov 4 Anthony van Hoboken, Rotterdam merchant/ship owner
  • Nov 27 Paul van Hemert, Dutch theologist/philosopher (Kant)
  • Nov 30 Ernst Chladni, German physicist (d. 1827)
  • Dec 21 Thomas Anton Kunz, composer
  • Dec 30 Pavel Vranicky, composer