Year 1746 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 16 Jacobite Rising 1745: Battle of Culloden, the last battle on British soil: Royalist troops under the Duke of Cumberland defeat the Jacobite army of Charles Edward Stuart
  • Oct 28 Peruvian cities of Lima and Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die
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Historical Figures Who Died in 1746

  • Feb 4 Robert Blair, Scottish poet (The Grave), dies at 46
  • Feb 20 Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68
  • Feb 28 Hermann von der Hardt, German historian, dies at 85
  • Mar 18 Anna Leopoldovna, regent of Russia (b. 1718)
  • Mar 20 Nicolas de Largillière, French painter (b. 1656)

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