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1761Madame [Marie Grosholtz] Tussaud, Strasbourg, France, created wax museum, (d. 1850)

1761 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 17
James Hall, Scotland, geologist 
Jan 20
Giovanni Domenico Perotti, composer 
Jan 23
Friedrich von Matthison, German poet (Adelaide) 
Jan 29
Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14) 
Feb 1
Christian Hendrik Persoon, South African mycologist (d. 1836) 
Feb 16
Charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804) 
Feb 22
Erik Eriksson Tulindberg, composer 
Feb 22
Jacob Kimball, composer 
Mar 3
Jan Potocki, The Saragossa Manuscript 
Mar 6
Antoine-Francois Andreossy, French General and diplomat (d. 1828) 
Mar 23
John W de Winter, Dutch vice-admiral (Battle at Kamperduin) 
Apr 20
Johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer 
May 3
August von Kotzebue, German dramatist (d. 1819) 
May 13
Adrian Loosjes Pzn, publisher/writer (Mauritius Lijnslager) 
May 16
John Opie, artist 
Jun 3
Henry Scrapnel, English inventor (shrapnel shell) 
Jun 7
John Rennie, Scottish engineer (d. 1821) 
Jun 13
Anton Wranitzky, composer 
Jul 20
Joseph Lefebvre, composer 
Jul 25
Charlotte von Kalb, German writer 
Aug 16
Yevstigney Fomin, Russian composer (d. 1800) 
Sep 4
Friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer 
Sep 12
Georg Friedrich Theodor Wolf, composer 
Sep 14
Pavel Lambert Masek, composer 
Sep 28
Budan de Boislaurent, mathematician 
Oct 3
Dirk earl van Hogendorp, general/Dutch minister of War [OS] 
Oct 13
Dirk van Hogendorp, Dutch earl/general/minister of War [NS] 
Oct 15
Peter Gronland, composer 
Oct 21
Louis AG baron de Bacler d'Albe, French cartographer/brigadier general 
Oct 22
Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, composer 
Oct 27
Matthew Baillie, Shotts Manse Lanarkshire, Scottish Physician (first systematic study of pathology in 1793) 
Oct 31
Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck, Dutch patriot/earl/Grand Pensionary 
Nov 1
Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer 
Nov 1
Angelo Anelli, L'italiana in Algeri 
Nov 19
Joseph Supries, composer 
Nov 20
Pius VIII, [Francesco S Castiglioni], Italy, 253rd Pope (1829-30) 
Nov 21
Dorothy Jordan, British actress (d. 1816) 
Nov 29
Fridolin Weber, composer 
Dec 7
Madame [Marie Grosholtz] Tussaud, Strasbourg, France, created wax museum, (d. 1850) 
Dec 11
Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Italian physicist (d. 1835) 
Dec 22
Dorothea Jordan, Ireland, French comedic actress 
Dec 24
Selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808) 
Dec 24
Jean-Louis Pons, French astronomer (d. 1831) 
Dec 27
Michael A Barclay de Tolly, Scot/Russ minister of War 
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