Birthdays in History in 1730

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  • Jan 3 Charles Palissot de Montenoy, French writer/politician
  • Jan 14 William Whipple, merchant/judge (Declaration of Independence signer)
  • Jan 23 Joseph Hewes, US merchant (Declaration of Independence signer)
  • Feb 21 Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter
  • Mar 7 Baron de Breteuil, French statesman (d. 1807)
  • Mar 11 Otto Friedrich Müller, Copenhagen, Danish Naturalist who was a pioneer in the study of microorganisms including bacteria, diatoms, and infusoria
  • Mar 27 Thomas Tyrwhitt, English classical scholar and critic, born in London (d. 1786)
  • Mar 31 Étienne Bézout, French mathematician (d. 1783)
  • May 10 George Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence)

Person of interestCharles Watson-Wentworth

May 13 Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquis of Rockingham, British Prime Minister (Whig: 1765-66, 1782), born in Wentworth, Yorkshire, England (d. 1782)

British Prime Minister Charles Watson-Wentworth
British Prime Minister
Charles Watson-Wentworth
  • Jun 21 Norinaga Motoori, Japanese scientist, born in Matsuzaka, Japan (d. 1801)
  • Jun 26 Charles Messier, French astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects"), born in Badonviller, Lorraine, France (d. 1817)
  • Jul 12 Josiah Wedgwood, English pottery designer and manufacturer (Wedgwood), born in Burslem, Staffordshire, England (d. 1795)
  • Aug 27 Johann Georg Hamann, German counter-enlightenment philosopher ("Reason is language"), born in Königsberg, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1788)
  • Sep 17 Friedrich WLGA von Steuben, Prus/US inspector-gen of Washington's army

Person of interestFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

Sep 17 Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Prussian-American military officer (major general of the Continental Army), born in Magdeburg (d. 1794)

Major General of the Continental Army Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
Major General of the Continental Army
Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
  • Oct 1 Richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • Nov 10 Oliver Goldsmith, Irish novelist and dramatist (She Stoops to Conquer), born in Kilkenny West, Ireland (d. 1774)
  • Nov 16 Gualtherius "Wouter" van Doeveren, Zealand-Flanders physician
  • Dec 8 John Ingen Housz, Dutch/English personal physician of Maria Theresia
  • Dec 25 Philip Mazzei, Italian physician and friend of Thomas Jefferson (d. 1816)