Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” Speech, 240 Years Ago
On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry sounded one of the most famous calls to arms in American history. During a meeting of the Second Virginia Convention at St. John’s Church in Richmond, the 38-year-old...
Konbaung-Hanthawaddy War
The Konbaung–Hanthawaddy War (Burmese: ကုန်းဘောင်-ဟံသာဝတီ စစ်) was the war fought between the Konbaung Dynasty and the Restored Hanthawaddy Kingdom of Burma (Myanmar) from 1752 to 1757. The war wa...
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Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” Speech, 240 Years Ago
On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry sounded one of the most famous calls to arms in American history. During a meeting of the Second Virginia Convention at St. John’s Church in Richmond, the 38-year-old...
John Eckstein
Johann or John Eckstein (1735-1817), was a German-born sculptor, engraver and painter who worked briefly in London before establishing himself in his homeland and then in America. He is not to be conf...
James Ewing (Pennsylvania)
James Ewing (1736–1806) was a Pennsylvania soldier, statesman, and politician of the Colonial, Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary eras. He served in the Pennsylvania General Assembly and also as Vic...
Onufry Kopczyński
Onufry Kopczyński (1736–1817) was an important educator and grammarian of the Polish language during the Polish Enlightenment.
Born near Gniezno, Kopczyński became an educator with the Piarist ord...
Patrick Heron (politician)
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Cornelius Magrath
Cornelius Magrath (1736–1760) was an Irish giant born in Tipperary. In 1752 he came to Cork for salt water treatments to alleviate the pain of his rapid growth. While there, many persuaded him t...
Antoine Joseph Monneron
Antoine Joseph Monneron (8 May 1736, Antibes – 29 July 1815, Santiago de Cuba) was a French merchant and businessman. A member of the Monneron family, he was active in the West Indies.
João Pedro Mouzinho de Albuquerque
João Pedro Mouzinho de Albuquerque (Lisbon, May 1736 – Leiria, 1802 (some say ca/bef. 1815)) was a Portuguese nobleman.
A son of Pedro Mamede Mouzinho de Albuquerque and second wife Maria Mi...
Claude Nicolas Ledoux
Claude-Nicolas Ledoux (21 March 1736 – 18 November 1806) was one of the earliest exponents of French Neoclassical architecture. He used his knowledge of architectural theory to design not only in...
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Christian Kølle
Christian Kølle (15 August 1736 – 30 January 1814) was a Norwegian educator.
He was born in Kristiania as a son of government official (kanselliråd) Jens Kølle and his wife Catharine Hermine Juell...
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Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch
Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch (18 November 1736 – 3 August 1800) was a German composer and harpsichordist.Born in Zerbst, he was the son of the composer Johann Friedrich Fasch. He was initially tau...
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Barry Yelverton, 1st Viscount Avonmore
Barry Yelverton, 1st Viscount Avonmore, PC (Ire) KC (28 May 1736 – 19 August 1805) was an Irish judge and politician, who gave his name to Yelverton's Act 1782, which effectively repealed Poynings' La...
Infanta Mariana Francisca of Portugal
Mariana Francisca of Braganza (Maria Ana Francisca Josefa Rita Joana; 7 October 1736 – 16 May 1813), was a Portuguese infanta daughter of King Joseph I of Portugal and his wife Mariana Victoria ...
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Dorothea Wendling
Maria Dorothea Wendling, née Spurni (21 March 1736 – 20 August 1811) was a German soprano. Born in Stuttgart, she is remembered for being the singer for whom Mozart wrote the role of Ilia in Idomeneo...
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William Bray (antiquary)
William Bray (1736–1832) was an English antiquary.
Bray was the fourth and youngest son of Edward Bray of Shere in Surrey, who married Ann, daughter of Rev. George Duncomb. When ten years old he w...
Jacques Marcus Prevost
Jacques Marc, Jacques-Marc, James Marcus or Mark Prevost (1736, Geneva – 1781) was a British Army officer of French-Swiss origin. After being commissioned in Europe, he commanded troops of the B...
Juan de Lángara
Juan Francisco de Lángara y Huarte (Juan Francisco Langara Uharte in Basque) (Coruña, Galicia 1736 – Madrid, 1806) was a Spanish naval officer and Minister of Marine.
He was born at Coruña, ...
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John Williams (born 1736)
John Williams (born 1736) was an English politician. He was MP for Saltash in 1772. He was the son of John and Sarah Williams, of Nevis, and was baptised on 21 November 1736. He is recorded as being r...
William Hotham, 1st Baron Hotham
Admiral William Hotham, 1st Baron Hotham (1736–1813) was an officer in the Royal Navy. He was the son of Sir Beaumont Hotham (died 1771), a lineal descendant of Sir John Hotham.Hotham was educated at ...
Alexander Murray, Lord Henderland
Alexander Murray, Lord Henderland (1736–1795) was a Scottish judge and politician.
Born in Edinburgh on 11th May 1736, he was the son of Archibald Murray of Murrayfield, near Edinburgh, an advoca...
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Robert Walpole (ambassador)
Robert Walpole (3 May 1736 – 19 April 1810), from 1756 styled The Hon. Robert Walpole, was the 4th son of the 1st Baron Walpole, the younger brother of Robert Walpole, the Prime Minister. He served a...
Sir Richard Kaye, 6th Baronet
Sir Richard Kaye, 6th Baronet, FRS (1736–25 December 1809) was an English churchman and scientist. He was Dean of Lincoln from 1783, and inherited the baronetcy from his elder brother Sir John Lister ...
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Jean Charton de Millou
Jean Charton de Millou (1736–1792) was a French Jesuit.
Manuel Eyre
Manuel Eyre (1736–1805) was a colonel in the Continental Army, a shipbuilder, and the brother of Revolutionary War heroes Benjamin and Jehu Eyre.Manuel Eyre was born in Burlington, New Jersey, one of ...
Robert Raikes
Robert Raikes ("the Younger") (14 September 1736 – 5 April 1811) was an English philanthropist and Anglican layman, noted for his promotion of Sunday schools. Pre-dating state schooling and by 1831 sc...
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Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh
The Reverend Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh, D.D., S.T.D., (22 February 1735/6 – 30 October 1790) was an American Dutch Reformed clergyman, colonial and state legislator, and educator. Hardenbergh wa...
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David Bradberry
David Bradberry, sometimes called Bradbury (1736–1803), was an English nonconformist minister.
Bradberry appears to have been resident in London in 1768, and for a time was minister of the congreg...
John Andrews (historical writer)
John Andrews (1736–1809) was a historical writer and pamphleteer.Andrews produced numerous works. Among these are:The Gentleman's Magazine for February 1809 has the following obituary announcement: "A...