John Newton
Scottish Pipes play the beautiful hymn, with the story of how it was written.
John Creighton (judge)
John Creighton (1721 – November 8, 1807) was one of three founding fathers of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. He led the settlement through the tubulent times of Father Le Loutre's War, the French and I...
Jacques-Christophe Valmont de Bomare
Jacques-Christophe Valmont de Bomare (born 17 September 1731, Rouen; died 24 August 1807, Paris) was a French botanist and naturalist. He wrote an influential encyclopedia of natural history in the 17...
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...
Gaspard Amédée Gardanne
Gaspard Amédée Gardanne (24 April 1758- 14 August 1807) was a French general who fought in the Napoleonic Wars.
Born at Solliès-Pont, he joined the French royal army in 1779. After the French Revo...
Gentō Sokuchū
Gentō Sokuchū (Japanese: 玄透即中) was a Sōtō Zen priest and the 50th abbot of Eihei-ji, the school's head temple. He was part of a 17th and 18th century movement within the Sōtō school that sought to bri...
John Carr (architect)
John Carr (1723–1807) was a prolific English architect. Best known for Buxton Crescent and Harewood House, much of his work was in the Palladian style. In his day he was considered to be the leading a...
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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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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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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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Carl Friedrich Wilhelm, 1st Prince of Leiningen
Carl Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Leiningen (German: Fürst zu Leiningen) (14 August 1724 – 9 January 1807) was a German nobleman. (See Fürst for the difference between it and the other princely ti...
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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Betty Hemings
Elizabeth "Betty" Hemings (c.1735—1807) was a mulatto slave, who in 1761 became the concubine of the planter John Wayles of Virginia. He had become a widower for the third time. He had six children wi...
Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey
Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey KB PC (circa 23 October 1729 – 14 November 1807) was a British general of the 18th century. He was the fourth son of Sir Henry Grey, 1st Baronet, of Howick in Northumberlan...
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Alphonse Henri, comte d'Hautpoul
Alphonse Henri, comte d'Hautpoul (4 January 1789 – 27 July 1865) was Prime Minister of France from 31 October 1849 to 10 April 1851 during the French Second Republic.
d'Hautpoul was born in Versai...
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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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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...
Sir Stephen Lushington, 1st Baronet
Sir Stephen Lushington, 1st Baronet (17 June 1744 – 12 January 1807), of South Hill Park in Easthampstead, Berkshire, was an English Member of Parliament and Chairman of the East India Company.Lushing...
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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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Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau
Marshal Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau ([ʁɔʃɑ̃bo]; 1 July 1725 – 10 May 1807) was a French nobleman and general who played a major role in helping America win independence durin...
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Claude Corbineau
Claude Louis Constant Esprit Juvénal Gabriel Corbineau (7 March 1772, Laval – 8 February 1807, battle of Eylau) was a French general. His two brothers Jean and Hercule also fought in both these wars a...
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John Sotheby
John Sotheby (1740–1807) was an English auctioneer, who is the eponym of the famous auction house Sotheby's.He was the nephew of Samuel Baker, who was the founder of the book auctioneering firm which ...