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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Nicolas Sarrabat
Fr. Nicolas Sarrabat or Sarabat (February 7, 1698 – April 27, 1739), also known as Nicolas Sarrabat de la Baisse, was an eighteenth-century French mathematician and scientist. He was born in Lyon, the...
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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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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Gaudenzio Botti
Gaudenzio Botti (1698 – 6 March 1778) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, mainly active in Brescia. He trained with Faustino Raineri, a landscape painter. Botti said he painted in the style...
Filippo della Valle
Filippo della Valle (1698–1768) was an Italian late-Baroque or early Neoclassic sculptor, active mostly in Rome.
Della Valle was born in Florence. Initially apprenticed with Giovanni Battista Fogg...
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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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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...
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.
Gawen Hamilton
Gawen Hamilton (1698 — 1737), easily confused with the later, more prominent artist Gavin Hamilton, was a Scottish painter working in London, a member of the Rose and Crown Club, who is known for some...
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Giuseppe Maria Boschi
Giuseppe Maria Boschi (born Viterbo[?]; fl 1698–1744) was an Italian bass singer – though in modern terms a baritone – of the 18th century. He is best remembered for his association with t...
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Johann Jakob Bodmer
Johann Jakob Bodmer (19 July 1698 – 2 January 1783) was a German-Swiss author, academic, critic and poet.
Born at Greifensee, near Zürich, and first studying theology and then trying a commercial ...
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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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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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Oliver Legipont
Oliver Legipont (born at Soiron, Limburg, 2 December 1698; died at Trier, 16 January 1758) was a German Benedictine bibliographer.
Having received his early education from the Franciscans at Vervi...
Francesco Robba
Francesco Robba (1 May 1698 – 24 January 1757) was an Italian sculptor of the Baroque period. Even while he is regarded as the leading Baroque sculptor of marble statues in the south-east Central Euro...
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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...
William FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Cleveland
William FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Cleveland, 2nd Duke of Southampton (19 February 1698 – 18 May 1774) was an English nobleman, styled Earl of Chichester from birth until 1730.In 1730, he succeeded hi...
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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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