Carlo Tessarini
ITALIAN BAROQUE Carlo Tessarini [da Rimini] 'Concerto a più strumenti con violino obbligato e due violini, viola, violoncello e cembalo' Op. 3 n. 5 I. Allegr...
Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer
WILHELM VAN WASSENAER (1692-1766) Concerto armonici No. 1 for strings and basso continuo in G major 1. Grave 2. Allegro Performed by the Amsterdam Baroque ...
Jean-Marc Nattier
The art of Jean-Marc Nattier - Isis lully.
Ivan Polzunov
Ivan Ivanovich Polzunov (Russian: Иван Иванович Ползунов 1728 – May 27, 1766 n.s.) was a Russian inventor. He created the first steam engine in Russia and the first two-cylinder engine in the worl...
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John Leland (Presbyterian)
John Leland (1691–1766) was an English Presbyterian minister and author of theological works.Leland was born in Wigan, Lancashire on October 18, 1691. He was educated in Dublin, Ireland (then part of ...
John Gustavus Handcock
John Gustavus Handcock (1720 – 26 February 1766) was an Irish politician.He was the sixth son of William Handcock and his wife Susan Warburton, daughter of Richard Warburton. His older brother was Wil...
Lorens Pasch the Elder
Lorens, Lorenz or Lorentz Pasch the Elder (1702, probably March 1702, Stockholm – 1766, Stockholm) was a Swedish painter and the brother of Johan Pasch.
He was trained in painting by his father Da...
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Robert Napier (died 1766)
Lieutenant-General Robert Napier (died 23 November 1766) was an officer of the British Army.
He was appointed ensign in the 2nd Regiment of Foot on 9 May 1722, and reached the rank of captain in t...
James Quin
James Quin (24 February 1693 – 21 January 1766) was an English actor of Irish descent.
Quin was born in London. He was educated at Dublin, and probably spent a short time at Trinity College.Soon a...
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Claude Lamoral, 6th Prince of Ligne
Claude Lamoral II, Prince of Ligne (7 August 1685 – Chateau de Beloeil, 7 April 1766) was a Field marshal and sixth Prince in the House of Ligne.A state councilor, he reorganized the army in the...
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Archibald Bower
Archibald Bower (17 January 1686 – 3 September 1766) was a Scottish historian, now noted for his complicated and varying religious faith, and the accounts he gave of it, now considered by scholars to ...
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Jean-Marc Nattier
Jean-Marc Nattier (March 17, 1685 – November 7, 1766), French painter, was born in Paris, the second son of Marc Nattier (1642–1705), a portrait painter, and of Marie Courtois (1655–...
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Thomas Erskine, Lord Erskine
Thomas Erskine, Lord Erskine (1705 – 16 March 1766) was the son of John Erskine, 6th Earl of Mar. He could not inherit the title of Earl of Mar due to the Writ of Attainder for treason passed against ...
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Samuel Squire
Samuel Squire (1714 – 7 May 1766) was a Bishop of the Church of England and a historian.
Squire was the son of a druggist in Warminster, Wiltshire, and was first educated at Lord Weymouth's ...
Morgan Morgan
Colonel Morgan Morgan (November 1, 1688 — November 17, 1766) was an American pioneer. He was thought to have founded the first permanent settlement in present day West Virginia at Cool Spring Farm.
Joseph Gage
Joseph Edward Gage (c.1687 – 1766) was an entrepreneur and speculator. He was the son of Joseph Gage of Sherborne Castle and Elizabeth Penruddock and the brother of Thomas Gage, 1st Viscount Gage Bt A...
Walter Goodall
Walter Goodall (1706? – 1766) was a Scottish historical writer, born in Banffshire, and educated at King's College, University of Aberdeen. Later he became assistant librarian to the Advocates' Libra...
Inoue Masatsune
Inoue Masatsune (井上 正経, 1725 – July 6, 1766) was a daimyō and official of the Tokugawa shogunate during mid-Edo period Japan.
Inoue Masatsune was the eldest son of the daimyō of Kasama D...
John Adlercron
Lieutenant General John Adlercron (died 31 July 1766) was Commander-in-Chief, India.
Born into a Huguenot family who had taken refuge in Dublin at the end of the seventeenth century, Adlercron joi...
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Elisabeth Farnese
Elisabeth Farnese (Italian: Elisabetta Farnese, Spanish: Isabel de Farnesio; 25 October 1692 – 11 July 1766) was Queen of Spain as the wife of King Philip V. She exerted great influence over Spa...
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James Durand (British Army officer)
Lieutenant-General James Durand (died 1766) was a British soldier.He served as an officer in the 1st Foot Guards, rising to the rank of captain and lieutenant-colonel in May 1748, and to major (with t...
Infante Manuel, Count of Ourém
Infante Manuel, Count of Ourém, ([mɐnuˈɛɫ]; Manuel José Francisco António Caetano Estêvão Bartolomeu; English: Emmanuel Joseph Francis Anthony Cajetan Stephen Bartholomew) (Lisbon, August 3, 1697...
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Thomas Birch
Thomas Birch (23 November 1705 – 9 January 1766) was an English historian.
He was the son of Joseph Birch, a coffee-mill maker, and was born at Clerkenwell.He preferred study to business but, as h...
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Antonio Consetti
Antonio Consetti (1686–1766) was an Italian historical painter, born and died in Modena.
He was represented in the Estense Gallery of his native city, by a Virgin of the Rosary with St Domin...
Gerard Arnout Hasselaer
Gerard Arnout Hasselaer (20 February 1698, Amsterdam - 12 July 1766, Heemstede) was a burgomaster and counsellor of the city of Amsterdam, and a Director of the Dutch East India Company.Some historian...
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Johann Michael Fischer
Johann Michael Fischer (18 February 1692 – 6 May 1766) was a German architect in the late Baroque period.Fischer was born in Burglengenfeld, Upper Palatinate. He is a major representative of south Ge...
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Thomas-Simon Gueullette
Thomas-Simon Gueullette (2 June 1683 - 2 December 1766) was a French lawyer, playwright, scholar and man of letters, who also wrote fairy tales and works on the theatre itself.
A lawyer at the Châ...
Bartolomeo Beccari
Jacopo Bartolomeo Beccari (25 July 1682 - 18 January 1766) was an Italian chemist, one of the leading scientists in Bologna in the first half of the eighteenth century. He is mainly known as the disco...
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Philip Durell
Vice-Admiral Philip Durell (1707 – 26 August 1766) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Port Admiral at Plymouth.
Durell joined the Royal Navy as an ordinary seaman in 1721. In 1742 he...