July 30 - Baltimore, Maryland
First printing press was established in Ottoman Empire
(app. 300 years after it was
first used in western civilization) by Ibrahim Muteferrika
January 12 - Edmund Burke
, statesman, philosopher.
January 22 - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
, author and philosopher (+ 1781).
May 2 - Catherine the Great of Russia
February 15 - Cornelia van Ginneken
August 16 - Margareta van den Hauten
August 21 - Clara van Duyn
January 19 - William Congreve
, English playwright.
May 17 - Samuel Clarke
, English philosopher.Adriaan van der Schelde
May 24 - Hubertus van den Houten
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