Historical Figures Born in 1709

  • Feb 24 Jacques de Vaucanson, French inventor (d. 1782)
  • Mar 10 Georg Steller, German naturalist (d. 1746)
  • Jul 11 Johan Gottschalk Wallerius, Swedish chemist and mineralogist, born in Stora Mellösa, Närke (d. 1785)
  • Jul 20 James Harris, English philosopher, born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 1780)

Samuel JohnsonSamuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Sep 18 English scholar and lexicographer (A Dictionary of the English Language), born in Lichfield Staffordshire

  • Oct 25 Jan Wagenaar, Dutch merchant and historian, born in Amsterdam (d. 1773)
  • Nov 2 Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, eldest daughter of King George II of Great Britain, born in Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover (d. 1759)
  • Dec 11 Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans, Queen consort of Spain, born in Palace of Versailles, France (d. 1742)
  • Dec 27 Pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague) (d. 1773)

Elizabeth of RussiaElizabeth of Russia (1709-1762)

Dec 29 Empress of Russia (1741-62) and daughter of Peter the Great, born in Kolomenskoye, Moscow, Russia