Famous People Who Died in 1760

  • Jan 18 Claudio Casciolini, Italian composer, dies at 62
  • Feb 14 Fran├žois Colin de Blamont, French composer, dies at 69
  • Mar 14 Anton Filtz [Fils], German composer, dies at 26
  • Apr 10 Gerard George Clifford, Dutch head of East-Indian Company and plant collector (grew 1st banana indoors), dies at 75
  • Apr 10 Jean Lebeuf, French historian, dies at 73
  • Apr 12 Ernst Gottlieb Baron, German baroque composer, dies at 64
  • Apr 16 Laurence, 4th Earl Ferrers, executed for murder of his steward
  • May 9 Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf, Austrian-born German religious & social reformer, dies at 59
  • May 10 Johann Christoph Graupner, German harpsichordist and Baroque composer, dies at 77
  • May 15 Alaungpaya, King of Burma (b. 1711)
  • May 22 Israel ben Eliezer, Polish-born mystical rabbi (b. 1700)
  • Jun 12 Antoine Court, French minister and itinerant preacher in the Reformed church who restored Protestantism to France, dies at 69
  • Jul 13 Conrad Weiser, Pennsylvania's ambassador to the Native Americans, dies at 63
  • Sep 11 Louis Godin, French astronomer (b. 1704)

George II (1683-1760)

Oct 25 King of Great Britain and Ireland (1727-60), Elector of Hanover, dies of thoracic aortic dissection at 76

  • Dec 14 Kacic Miosic, Croatian poet (Razgovar Ugodni Naroda Slovinskoga), dies at 56