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...
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...
Alexander MacDonald (Vicar Apostolic of the Highland District)
Alexander MacDonald (1736–1791) was a Roman Catholic bishop who served as the Vicar Apostolic of the Highland District, Scotland.Born in Bornish, South Uist in 1736, he was ordained a priest on 10 Au...
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...
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (February 6, 1736 – August 19, 1783) was a German-Austrian sculptor most famous for his "character heads", a collection of busts with faces contorted in extreme facial ...
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Halil Hamid Pasha
Halil Hamid Pasha, also Halil Hamit Paşa (1736–1785) was the grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 31 December 1782 to 30 April 1785. He was especially instrumental in inviting foreign experts, espe...
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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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Giampaolo Dolfin
Giampaolo Dolfin (1736-1819) was a Roman Catholic prelate who became Bishop of Bergamo from 1777 to 1819.
Born in Sebenico, he joined the Canons Regular of the Lateran and in 1774 was appointed Bi...
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Thomas Wynn, 1st Baron Newborough
Thomas Wynn, 1st Baron Newborough (1736 – 12 October 1807), known as Sir Thomas Wynn, 3rd Baronet, from 1773 to 1776, was a British Member of Parliament.Wynn was the son of Sir John Wynn, 2nd Ba...
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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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Frédéric-Louis Allamand
Frédéric-Louis Allamand (February 5, 1736, Payerne, Vaud – after 1803) was a Swiss botanist. Born in Payerne, Switzerland, he moved to Leiden, Netherlands in 1749 to live with his uncle, Jean-Nicolas-...
William Fleming (judge)
Judge William Fleming (July 6, 1736 – February 15, 1824) was an American lawyer, jurist and political figure from Cumberland County, Virginia. He is often confused with his contemporary, Colonel...
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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...
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...
Alexis Chalbos
Alexis François Chalbos (1736–1803) was a French general of the French Revolutionary Wars.In 1751, he joined the régiment de Normandie as a private. In June 1789 he was promoted to captain, then to g...
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 ...
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...
Christian Günther III, Prince of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Christian Günther III of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen (24 June 1736 – 14 October 1794) was the ruling Prince of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen from 1758 until his death. Some authors call him Prince Ch...
Charles Morgan (1736–1787)
Charles Morgan (1736 – 24 May 1787) was a Welsh politician of the mid-to-late 18th century, the second son of Thomas Morgan and his wife, Jane.In 1763, he entered the House of Commons as Member of Par...
Nikolay Saltykov
Prince Nikolai Ivanovich Saltykov (Russian: Николай Иванович Салтыков, 31 October 1736 – 28 May 1816), a member of the Saltykov noble family, was a Russian Field Marshal and imperial courtier.He...
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