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Notable Birthdays - 1755

1755Marie Antoinette, Vienna, Queen of France(1774-1792), "let them eat cake", (d. 1793)

1755Louis XVIII, 1st post-revolutionary king of France (1814-24)

1755Alexander Hamilton, Charlestown, Nevis, West Indies, 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury, (d. 1804)

1755John Marshall, Germantown Virginia, 4th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1801-35)

1755 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 7
Stephen Groombridge, Goudhurst Kent, English Astronomer (Catalogue of Circumpolar Stars) 
Jan 11
Alexander Hamilton, Charlestown, Nevis, West Indies, 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury, (d. 1804) 
Feb 3
Florido Tomeoni, composer 
Feb 11
Albert Christoph Dies, composer 
Feb 13
Francois Alexander Sallantin, composer 
Feb 19
Pieter G van Overstraten, governor-general of Neth-Indies 
Mar 2
Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer 
Mar 10
Philipp Christoph Kayser, composer 
Mar 12
Georges Couthon, French politician 
Mar 14
Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer 
Mar 24
Rufus King, framer of US constitution 
Apr 1
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) 
Apr 4
Vincenc Masek, composer 
Apr 4
Christian Heinrich Spieß, Das schöne irre Judenmädchen 
Apr 10
Samuel Hahnemann, German physician/originator of homeopathy 
Apr 10
Samuel Hahnemann, Wer ist der größte Deutsche? 
Apr 11
James Parkinson, English physician (d. 1824) 
Apr 16
Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun, French painter (d. 1842) 
Apr 16
Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Le fabuleux destin de Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun 
Apr 27
Marc-Antoine Parseval, French mathematician (d. 1836) 
May 12
Giovanni Battista Viotti, Amistad 
May 19
Gabriele Prota, composer 
May 21
Alfred Moore, American judge (d. 1810) 
Jun 1
Frederico Fiorillo, Italian violist/composer 
Jun 6
Nathan Hale, hanged patriot, had but one life to give for his country 
Jun 15
Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist (d. 1809) 
Jun 25
Princess Natalia Alexeievna of Russia (d. 1776) 
Jun 30
Paul François Jean Nicolas Barras, French politician (d. 1829) 
Jul 5
Sarah Kemble Siddons, Brecon England, tragic actress (Fatal Marriage) 
Jul 6
John Flaxman, English sculptor (Westminster Abbey tomb stones) 
Jul 22
Gaspard de Prony, French mathematician (d. 1839) 
Jul 29
Franz Gotz, composer 
Aug 1
Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi, composer 
Aug 4
Nicolas-Jacque Conte, inventor (modern pencil) 
Aug 8
Luigi Marchesi, composer 
Aug 31
Johann Ignaz Walter, composer 
Sep 4
Count Axel von Fersen the Younger, Swedish Army officer, diplomat and statesman. (d. 1810) 
Sep 9
Benjamin Bourne, American politician (d. 1808) 
Sep 13
Oliver Evans, pioneered high-pressure steam engine 
Sep 24
John Marshall, Germantown Virginia, 4th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1801-35) 
Oct 31
Jean Louis van Aelbroeck, Flemish agronomist 
Nov 2
Marie Antoinette, Vienna, Queen of France(1774-1792), "let them eat cake", (d. 1793) 
Nov 12
Gerhard JD von Scharnhorst, Prussia milt/minister of War (1807-10) 
Nov 15
Jan Blanken, Dutch hydraulic engineer 
Nov 17
Louis XVIII, 1st post-revolutionary king of France (1814-24) 
Dec 3
Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington) 
Dec 27
Antons Klemens Theodor, king of Saksen (1827-36) 
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