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- 22. April: By the peace of feet Bavaria from the Austrian succession war separates .
- 11. May:In the battle with Fontenoy fight for the Frenchmen under Moritz of Saxonia an involving heavy losses victory against Austrians, the British and Dutchmen.
- 4. June: Battle with high peace mountain between Prussia and Austrians in Schlesien.
- 21. September: Second Jakobiteraufstand: Jakobiti rebelsunder the guidance of Charles Edward Stuart British government troops strike under general Sir John Cope destroying and win thereby temporarily the rule over completely Scotland in the battle with Prestonpans.
- 30. September: Austrian succession war: Battle with Soor, Prussiadefeats Austria and Saxonia.
- 4. October: Franz I. Stephan from the dynasty having castle Lorraine is crowned in Frankfurt/Main to the Roman-German emperor.
- 25. December: The peace of Dresden one closes. It terminates the second Schlesi war between Austria,Saxonia and Prussia.
- the play of the servants of two Mr. von Carlo Goldoni is uraufgeführt.
- 1. January: Anthony Wayne, US-American general († 1796)
- 4. January: Johann Jakob Griesbach,Professor for the new will in Jena († 1812)
- 6. January: Jacques Étienne Montgolfier, French Miterfinder of the hot-air balloon († 1799)
- 17. January: Nicolas Roze, French composer († 1819)
- 6. February: Schack HermannEwald, German yard civil servant and journalist († 1822)
- 18. February: Alessandro Volta, Italian physicist († 1827)
- 19. March: Johann Peter Frank, German physician († 1821)
- 21. March: Marianne of the Leyen,from 1775 to 1793 Regentin in Blieskastel († 1804)
- 1. April: Johann Joseph La Roche, Austrian actor († 1806)
- 14. April: Denis Iwanowitsch Fonwisin, Russian Satiriker and comedy poet († 1792)
- 20. April: Philippe Pinel, French psychiatrist
- 7. May: Carl Stamitz, German Violinist and composer († 1801)
- 10. May: William Florentin of Salm Salm, archbishop of Prague († 1810)
- 5. July: Carl Arnold Kortum, GermanPhysician and writer († 1824)
- 17. July: Timothy Pickering, US-American minister of foreign affairs († 1829)
- 30. August: Johann Hieronymus Schröter, lawyer and high civil servant in Lilienthal with Bremen († 1816)
- 3. September: Karl Viktorof Bonstetten, Swiss writer († 1832)
- 16. October: Maxim Sosontowitsch Beresowski, Russian composer († 1777)
- 8. November: Ernst Christian Trapp, owner of a chair for Pädagogik († 1813)
- 3. December: Franz AntonErnst, böhmischer composer († 1805)
- 12. December: John Jay, politician of the USA († 1829)
- George Atwood, British inventor and physicist († 1807)
- 3. January: January de Bodt,Saxonian general and architect (* 1670)
- 20. January: Karl VII., Emperors of the holy Roman realm (* 1697)
- 24. January: Wincenty Maxylewicz, Polish composer (around 1685)
- 18. February: Nicola Fago, Italian composer (* 1677)
- 18. March: Robert whale poles, British politician and head of the government (* 1676)
- 9. May: Tommaso Antonio Vitali, Italian Violinist and composer (* 1663)
- 22. May: François Marie de Broglie, French field gentleman, marshal ofFrance (* 1671)
- 14. September: Martino Altomonte, Italian painter (* 1657)
- 19. October: Jonathan Swift, anglo Irish writer (* 1667)
- 16. November: Johann Lucas of Hildebrandt, Italian master of building of baroque (* 1668)
- 23. December: January Dismas Zelenka, baroque composer (* 1679)