John Newton
Scottish Pipes play the beautiful hymn, with the story of how it was written.
Dorcas Blackwood, 1st Baroness Dufferin and Claneboye
Dorcas Blackwood, 1st Baroness Dufferin and Claneboye (born Dorcas Stevenson; 1726 – 8 February 1807) was the eldest daughter and co-heir of James Stevenson, of Killyleagh, County Down, and his ...
George Atwood
George Atwood (October 1745, London – 11 July 1807, London) was an English mathematician who invented a machine for illustrating the effects of Newton's first law of motion. He was also a renowned che...
Levi Casey (politician)
General Levi Casey (c. 1752 – February 3, 1807) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. He was born in South Carolina and served in the South Carolina militia during the American Revol...
Jacques Desjardin
Jacques Desjardin or Jacques Jardin or Jacques Desjardins; (9 February 1759 – 11 February 1807) enlisted in the French royal army as a young man and eventually became a sergeant. During...
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Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier de Breteuil
Louis Charles Auguste le Tonnelier, baron de Breteuil, baron de Preuilly (7 March 1730 – 2 November 1807) was a French aristocrat, diplomat, statesman and politician. He was the last Prime Minis...
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Pasquale Paoli
Filippo Antonio Pasquale di Paoli ([fiˈlippo anˈtɔnjo pasˈkwale di ˈpaoli]; 6 April 1725 – 5 February 1807), was a Corsican patriot and leader, the president of the Executive Council o...
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Peter, 3rd Count de Salis
Peter de Salis, 3rd Count de Salis (Nobile Signor Don Pietro Podesta di Salis) (28 June 1738, parish of St. James, Westminster - 19 November 1807, Hillingdon, buried in the family vault at Harlington,...
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John Symonds (academic)
John Symonds (1730–1807) was an English academic, who became professor of modern history at the University of Cambridge.
Born at Horningsheath in Suffolk on 23 January 1730, he was the eldest son ...
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James Simmons (1741–1807)
James Simmons (22 January 1741 – 22 January 1807) was a newspaper proprietor, bookseller, banker and business entrepreneur. He was a politician who was active in local government in Canterbury and sa...
Antonio Tavira y Almazán
Antonio Tavira y Almazán, (Iznatoraf, province of Jaen, 30 September 1737 - Salamanca, January 1807). A member of the Royal Spanish Academy from 1775 to 1807. Famous archeologist who found visigothic...
Robert Mackintosh
Robert Mackintosh (c 1745-1807), known as 'Red Rob' on account of the colour of his hair, was a Scottish composer and violinist, active in Edinburgh at the end of the 18th century. He was known for hi...
Peter Muhlenberg
John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (October 1, 1746 – October 1, 1807) was an American clergyman, Continental Army soldier during the American Revolutionary War, and political figure in the ...
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Niel Gow
Niel Gow (1727–1807) was the most famous Scottish fiddler and dancie (travelling dance instructor and bard) of the eighteenth century.
Gow was born in Strathbraan, Perthshire, in 1727, as the son ...
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Karl Kaspar von Siebold
Karl Kaspar von Siebold (November 4, 1736 – April 3, 1807) was a German surgeon and obstetrician who was a native of Nideggen.From 1760 to 1763 he studied medicine in Würzburg, and afterwards furthere...
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Avdotya Mikhailova
M. Awdotja Mikhailova (1746–1807), was a Russian stage actress and opera singer. She belonged to the pioneer group of first professional actors in Russia, and could be regarded as the first opera sing...
William Disney
William Disney, D.D. (1731–1807) was an English clergyman and academic, and one of the critics of Edward Gibbon.
Son of the Rev. Joseph Disney, M.A., vicar of Cranbrook and Appledore with the chap...
Elizabeth Gwillim (bird artist)
Lady Elizabeth Gwillim (1763 – 21 December 1807) was an artist married to Sir Henry Gwillim, Puisne Judge at the Madras high court until 1808. Lady Gwillim painted a series of 121 watercolours of Indi...
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John Cochran (military physician)
John Cochran (September 1, 1730 – April 6, 1807) was the 4th Surgeon General of the Continental Army during the American Revolution.
Cochran was born in Sadsbury, Pennsylvania, the son of Iri...
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Lorenz Spengler
Lorenz Spengler (22 September 1720, Schaffhausen – 20 December 1807, Copenhagen) was a Swiss-born Danish turner and naturalist.He arrived at Copenhagen in 1743 and became a tutor to Christian VI of De...
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Adriaan Kluit
Adriaan Kluit (Dordrecht, 9 February 1735 - Leiden, 12 January 1807) was a Dutch scholar, important in Dutch linguistics. He was rector of the Latin school in Alkmaar and Middelburg. In 1779 he became...
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Lewis Nicola
Lewis Nicola (1717 – August 9, 1807) was an Irish-American military officer, merchant, and writer who held various military and civilian positions throughout his career. Nicola is most notable for au...
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Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily
Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily (6 June 1772 – 13 April 1807) was the eldest daughter of Ferdinand IV & III of Naples and Sicily (later Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies) (1751–1825) and his wife...
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Houbigant (perfume)
Houbigant Parfum ([ubiɡɑ̃]) is a perfume manufacturer founded in Paris, France in 1775 by Jean-François Houbigant of Grasse (1752–1807). The brand originally sold gloves, perfumes, and bridal bouquets...
George Lumley-Saunderson, 5th Earl of Scarbrough
George Augustus Lumley-Saunderson, 5th Earl of Scarbrough (22 September 1753 – 5 September 1807), styled Viscount Lumley until 1782, was a British peer and politician.
Scarbrough was the eldest so...
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Nathaniel Grogan
Nathaniel Grogan (the Elder) (1740–1807) was an Irish painter from Cork.
Grogan initially trained in Cork under the local painter John Butts, with Dutch painters such as Hobbema and Heemskerck as ...
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Franz Ludwig Güssefeld
Franz Ludwig Güssefeld (December 6, 1744–June 17, 1807) was a German cartographer. He is noted for his highly accurate maps which were mostly published by Homannsche Erben ("Homann Heirs") in Nurember...
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Ponce Denis Écouchard Lebrun
Ponce Denis Écouchard Lebrun (11 August 1729 – 31 August 1807) was a French lyric poet.
Lebrun was born in Paris at the house of the prince de Conti, to whom his father was valet.Among Lebrun's sc...
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Wilhelm of the Palatinate-Zweibrücken
Philippe Guillaume aka Philipp Wilhelm Graf von Forbach, then Vicomte de Deux-Ponts and later Freiherr von Zweibrücken (1754–1807) was an officer of the French and later general of the Bavarian Army.<...