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Deaths in History in 1760

  • Apr 10 Gerard George Clifford, head of East-Indian Company, dies at 75
  • Apr 10 Jean Lebeuf, French historian, dies at 1760
  • 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 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)

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Oct 25 George II [Georg August], King of Great Britain and Ireland, Elector of Hanover, dies at 76

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King of Great Britain and Ireland
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  • Dec 14 Kacic Miosic, Croatian poet (Razgovar Ugodni Naroda Slovinskoga), dies at 56