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8 Augustus - Eerste beklimming van de Mont Blanc door Jacques Balmat en Michel Paccard.
Friedrich Wilhelm II wordt koning van Pruisen (tot 1797).

22 April - Neeltje Hendriksdr Klein.
18 Juni - Jan van den Houten.
François Arago, Frans astronoom en arts.
Carl Maria von Weber, componist.

8 Januari - Keetje Quant.

28 Juni - Jannetje Dimmense Witte.
30 November - Maetje van den Houten.

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August 8 - Mont Blanc was climbed for the first time by Dr. Michael-Gabriel Paccard and
Jacques Balmat.
Choctaw Treaty.
Chickasaw Treaty.
Robert Burns publishes Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect.
Frenchmen Jacques Balmat and Michel-Gabriel Paccard are the first to climb Mont Blanc.
Francis Light acquires the island of Penang from the Sultan of Kedah on behalf of the
British East India Company. It is the first British colony in South-East Asia.

January 8 - Nicholas Biddle, President of the Second Bank of the United States (+ 1844).
January 23 - Auguste de Montferrand, architect.
February 24 - Wilhelm Grimm, philologist, folklorist (+ 1859).
April 22 - Neeltje Hendriksdr Klein.
June 18 - Jan van den Houten.
September 18 - King Christian VIII of Denmark.
David "Davy" Crockett.
Henry Bishop, English composer.
Friedrich Daniel Rudolf Kuhlau, German composer.
Carl Maria von Weber, German composer.
Ludwig I, King of Bavaria.

January 8 - Keetje Quant.

May 19 - John Stanley, English composer.
June 28 - Jannetje Dimmense Witte.
November 30 - Maetje van den Houten.
Friedrich II the Great, or Frederick the Great, of Prussia.
Carl Wilhelm Scheele, Swedish chemist.

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