Historical Figures Born in 1735

Paul ReverePaul Revere (1735-1818)

Jan 1 American silversmith and patriot who alerted the colonial militia to the approach of British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord, born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Jan 8 John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop, born in Upper Marlboro, Maryland (d. 1815)
  • Feb 9 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian
  • Mar 20 Torbern Bergman, Swedish chemist (d. 1784)
  • Apr 13 Isaac Low, American delegate to the Continental Congress, born in Piscataway, Province of New Jersey, British America (d. 1791)
  • May 1 Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen, Dutch naval officer and founder of Dutch Marines Corp, born in Doesburg, Netherlands (d. 1819)
  • May 8 Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, English painter, born in London (d. 1811)
  • May 23 Charles Joseph, 7th Prince the Ligne, Belgian fieldmarshal and author, born in Brussels (d. 1814)
  • Jun 10 John Morgan, American physician-in-chief of Continental Army and co-founder of the Medical College at the University of Pennsylvania, the first medical school in Colonial America, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1789)
  • Sep 7 Thomas Coutts, Anglo-Scottish banker (Coutts & Co.), born in Ediburgh, Scotland (d. 1822)
  • Sep 14 Robert Raikes, British philanthropist and Sunday school pioneer, born in Gloucester, England (d. 1811)

Augustus FitzRoyAugustus FitzRoy (1735-1811)

Sep 28 3rd Duke of Grafton, British Prime Minister (1768-70), born in Derbyshire, England

  • Oct 25 James Beattie, Scottish poet and philosopher (Essay on Truth), born in Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland (d. 1803)

John AdamsJohn Adams (1735-1826)

Oct 30 2nd US President (1797-1801), born in Braintree, Massachusetts

  • Nov 10 Granville Sharp, English abolitionist, born in Durham, England (d. 1813)