James Justice
Sir James Justice (1698–1763) was a Scottish horticulturalist/gardener. His works on gardening, such as The Scots Gardiner and The British Gardener, were distributed in much of Britain and Ireland. He...
Heinrich August de la Motte Fouqué
Ernst Heinrich August de la Motte Fouqué (4 February 1698 – 3 May 1774) was a Prussian general and a confidant of King Frederick the Great. Fouqué held the title of Freiherr (baron).
Born in The H...
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Giacomo Ceruti
Giacomo Antonio Melchiorre Ceruti (October 13, 1698 – August 28, 1767) was an Italian late Baroque painter, active in Northern Italy in Milan, Brescia, and Venice. He acquired the nickname Pitoc...
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Anne Julie de Melun
Anne Julie de Melun (Anne Julie Adélaïde; 1698 – 18 May 1724) was a French noblewoman and mother of Charles de Rohan, the famous general of Louis XV as well as Madame de Marsan. She died of smal...
Christopher Dock
Christopher Dock (c. 1698–1771) was a Mennonite educator who worked primarily in South-East Pennsylvania. His teaching techniques stood in contrast to the norm of the day, and emphasized character bu...
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Hamlet Winstanley
Hamlet Winstanley (1698–1756) was an English painter and engraver.
Hamlet Winstanley was born in Warrington, Lancashire, the second son of William Winstanley, a tradesman. In 1707 he was placed un...
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Jean Calas
Jean Calas (1698 – 10 March 1762) was a merchant living in Toulouse, France, famous for having been the victim of a biased trial due to his being a Protestant. In France, he is a symbol of religious i...
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Alberico Archinto
Alberico Archinto (born November 8, 1698, Milan — d. September 30, 1758, Rome) — was an Italian cardinal and papal diplomat.He entered the Roman Curia in 1724. Twelve years later he was ordained to th...
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Philip Wharton, 1st Duke of Wharton
Philip Wharton, 1st Duke of Wharton (21 December 1698 – 31 May 1731) was a powerful Jacobite politician, was one of the few people in English history, and the first since the 15th century, to have bee...
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Saint Giovanni Battista de Rossi
Saint John Baptist de Rossi (February 22, 1698 – May 23, 1764) is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church.
St John Baptist de Rossi was born in the municipality of Voltaggio, in the Province of Aless...
Filip Grabovac
Filip Grabovac (1698–1749) was a Croatian Franciscan priest, professor, patriot, poet and writer.Grabovac was born in a village near Podosoje, Vrlika. His schooling was at the Franciscan monastery in ...
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George Woodward (diplomat)
George Woodward (c.1698 - 10 November 1735) was a British diplomat to Poland during the early 18th century. He was appointed Resident to Poland in 1728, when August II's poor health raised the questio...
Pyotr Yeropkin
Pyotr Mikhailovich Yeropkin (ca. 1698-1740) was a Russian architect credited with replanning Saint Petersburg after Peter the Great's death. It was Yeropkin who designed the famous Trident of the Nevs...
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Peter Fourdrinier
Paul (whose name in the past has incorrectly been given as Peter, or Pierre) Fourdrinier (1698–1758) was an 18th Century engraver in England.The 2004 edition of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biogr...
John Owen (chancellor of Bangor)
John Owen (1698–1755) was a Welsh priest who became Chancellor of Bangor Cathedral. He was a staunch opponent of Methodism and was regarded as having a "troublesome litigious temper", bringing ...
Daniel Gerdes
Daniel Gerdes (Latin: Gerdesius) (1698 – 1765 ) was a German Calvinist theologian and historian. He became professor at the University of Duisburg in 1726, and at the University of Groningen in 17...
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Josep Carcoler
Josep Carcoler (1698–1776) was a Catalan composer. Some of his works are preserved in Latin American manuscripts.
Robert Balfour, 4th of Balbirnie
Robert Balfour of Balbirnie (1698–1766) was a Scottish gentleman from Fife. He was later styled later Robert Balfour-Ramsay after his marriage to Ann Ramsay in 1736. Robert was a son of George Balfour...
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Anthony Mooyart
Anthony Mooyart (6 December 1698, Jaffna – 1 January 1767, Jaffna) was an acting Governor of Ceylon during the Dutch period in Ceylon. He was appointed in 13 May 1765 and was Governor until 7 August 1...
Adam Stanisław Grabowski
Adam Stanisław Grabowski (Latin: Adamus Stanislaus Grabowski; Wielki Buczek, near Debrzno, 3 September 1698 – 15 December 1766, Lidzbark Warmiński), of the Zbiświcz coat-of-arms, was Bishop of Che...
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John Lockman
John Lockman (1698–1771) was an English author.
Born in humble circumstances, he was an autodidact scholar who learnt to speak French by frequenting Slaughter's Coffee House. He had enough acquain...
Jacob Johann Köhler
Jacob Johann Köhler (born 23 November 1698 in Narva — died 1757 in Tallinn) was an Estonian printer who published the first Estonian-language Bible in 1739.
John Hutchins (antiquary)
John Hutchins (1698–1773) was an English topographer, known as a county historian of Dorset.
Born at Bradford Peverell in Dorset on 21 September 1698, he was son of Richard Hutchins (died 1734), w...
Alfonso Clemente de Aróstegui
Alfonso Clemente de Arostegui y Cañavate (Villanueva de la Jara, March 5, 1698-Madrid, October 2, 1774) was a Spanish bishop, writer, lawyer and diplomat. He studied at the University of Salamanca and...
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Nicola Logroscino
Nicola Bonifacio Logroscino (1698– ca. 1765) was an Italian composer who is best known for his operas.
He was born at Bitonto (Bari) and was a pupil of Giovanni Veneziano and Giuliano Perugino at ...
Tzavaat HaRivash
Tzavaat HaRivash (Hebrew: צוואת הריב"ש, "Testament of the Rabbi Yisroel Baal Shem"), is a book of collected teachings from the Baal Shem Tov regarding Divine service, personal refinement, and understa...
Edward Rich, 7th Earl of Warwick
Edward Henry Rich, 9th Baron Rich, 7th Earl of Warwick and 4th Earl of Holland (January 1698 – 16 August 1721) was an English peer and member of the House of Lords, styled Lord Rich until 1701.In 1718...
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Franz Xaver Feuchtmayer
Franz Xaver Feuchtmayer (the Elder) (1698–1763) was a German Baroque stucco plasterer of the Wessobrunner School.Feuchtmayer was born in Wessobrunn, Bavaria. A member of the famous Feuchtmayer ...
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Thomas Murray (1698–1764)
Lieutenant-General Thomas Murray (June 1698 – 21 November 1764) was a British Army officer.He was the seventh son of Charles Murray, 1st Earl of Dunmore; his elder brothers included General John...