Famous People Born in 1757

  • Jan 3 Johann Abraham Sixt, composer
  • Jan 11 Samuel Bentham, English mechanical engineer (d. 1831)
  • Jan 16 Samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem)
  • Jan 19 Augusta Reuss-Ebersdorf, German Princess (d. 1831)
  • Jan 28 Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer
  • Feb 1 John Philip Kemble, British actor and director (Drury Lane, Covent Garden), born in Prescot, Lancashire, England (d. 1823)
  • Feb 6 Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, Polish scholar and statesman. (d. 1841)
  • Feb 13 John C Hespe, Dutch journalist/politician
  • Feb 20 John 'Mad Jack' Fuller, English philanthropist (d. 1834)
  • Mar 4 Ignaz Malzat, composer
  • Mar 16 Bengt Lidner, Swedish poet (Medea, Yttersa Domen)
  • Mar 27 Richard John Samuel Stevens, composer
  • Apr 3 Ferenc Verseghy, composer
  • Apr 6 Alessandro Rolla, composer
  • Apr 9 Wojciech Boguslawski, composer
  • Apr 15 George Knowil Jackson, composer
  • Apr 28 Claus Nielsen Schali, composer

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May 30 Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth, British Prime Minister (Tory: 1801-04), born in London (d. 1844)

British Prime Minister Henry Addington
British Prime Minister
Henry Addington
  • Jun 1 Ignaz J Pleyel, Austria composer/piano builder (Piano method)
  • Jun 5 Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (d. 1808)
  • Jun 8 Cardinal Ercole Consalvi, Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal (d. 1824)
  • Jun 13 Christian Ludwig Dieter, composer
  • Jun 18 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, composer
  • Jun 18 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine leader (d. 1833)
  • Jun 22 George Vancouver, surveyed Pacific coast from San Francisco to Vancouver Island
  • Jul 8 Richard Wainwright, English composer and church organist (d. 1825)
  • Jul 12 Christian Danner, composer
  • Jul 20 Garsevan Chavchavadze, Georgian diplomat and politician (d. 1811)
  • Jul 24 Vladimir Borovikovsky [Vоlоdymyr Borovyk], Russian painter, born in Myrhorod (now Ukraine) (d. 1825)
  • Aug 9 Thomas Telford, Scottish civil engineer (d. 1834)

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Sep 6 Marquis de Lafayette, American patriot and French revolutionary, born in Chavaniac, France (d. 1834)

French General and Aristocrat Marquis de Lafayette
French General and Aristocrat
Marquis de Lafayette
  • Sep 22 Herman H Vitringa, politician (National Meetings)
  • Oct 9 Charles X, King of France (1824-30), born in Palace of Versailles, France (d. 1836)
  • Oct 10 Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens)
  • Oct 21 Pierre Augereau, Marshal of France and duc de Castiglione (d. 1816)
  • Oct 26 Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Austrian philosopher (elementary philosophy), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1823)
  • Oct 31 Ignaz Spangler, composer
  • Nov 1 Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor, born in Possagno, Republic of Venice (d. 1822)
  • Nov 6 Louis-Abet Deffroy de Reigny, composer
  • Nov 12 Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Zealand poet
  • Nov 15 Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon (d. 1830)
  • Nov 16 Daniel Read, American composer, born in Attleboro, Massachusett (d. 1836)
  • Nov 20 Giovanni Battista Gaiani, composer

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Nov 28 William Blake, English poet and artist (Songs of Innocence & Experience), born in London, England (d. 1827)

Poet/Artist William Blake
Poet/Artist
William Blake
  • Dec 11 Charles Wesley, composer
  • Dec 25 Benjamin Pierce, U.S. politician (d 1839)