February 14 - Henry Pelham
becomes Prime Minister of England.
Battle of Dettingen.Births
February 13 - Sir Joseph Banks
, British naturalist and botanist.
February 19 - Luigi Boccherini
, Italian classical music performer.
February 23 - Mayer Amschel Rothschild
, banker (+ 1812).
March 4 - Johann David Wyss
, Swiss author, (+ 1818).
April 13 - Thomas Jefferson
, later 3rd President of the United States(+ 1826).
August 26 - Antoine Lavoisier
(French chemist aka father of modern chemistry).
September 17 - Marquis de Condorcet
, mathematician, philosopher, and political scientist.
October 20 - Catharina van den Houten
March 12 - Paulina van den Houten
March 17 - Maria van den Houten
July 7 - Janna Catrina Bliek
August 4 - Leendert (Leendert Paulusse) van den Houten
January 29 - Cardinal André-Hercule de Fleury
, Bishop of Fréjus, chief minister of France
under Louis XV.Abraham van den Houte
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