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- 1. April: A circular solar eclipse takes place in Europe. This was calculated of the Astronomin of NIC oils Lepaute.
- 3. April: The having citizen Joseph II. in Frankfurt/Main to the Roman-German emperor one crowns.
- 29. June: The region Woldegk is afflicted by a devastating Tornado of the class F5 occurring rarely in Germany.
- Prussia and Russia close an alliance with the goal, Austria to isolate.
- Russia takes up to 1766 23,000 Volga Germans so mentioned .
- Prussia: The road between Frankfurt and Fulda is removed on instruction of the Fuldaer of prince abbott Heinrich of Bibra as one of the first roads in Hessen to a Chaussee.
- Katharina II. 250 paintings buy and justify thereby the today's Eremitage museum in sank Petersburg in Europe.
- Great Britain. New tax and customs laws are issued.
- Friedrich William of Steuben becomes yard marshal in the Principality of Hohenzollern Hechingen
- 6. February: University for diagram and book art Leipzig is born
- based establishment of the university for screen end of arts
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- 15. February: Jens Immanuel Baggesen, Danish writer († 1826)
- 29. February: Conrad Daniel count von Blücher Altona, Upper president of Altona († 1845)
- 29. February: Karl Adalbert of Beyer, abbott of Hamborn and bishop in Cologne († 1842)
- 29. February: Paul Erman, German physicist
- 13. March: Charles Grey, 2. EarlGrey, British statesman († 1845)
- 1. April: Eclipse British running horse († 1789)
- 13. April: Laurent de Gouvion Saint Cyr, French politician and military († 1830)
- 27. April: Johann Friedrich Cotta, German publisher,Industrial pioneer and politician († 1832)
- 7. May: Therese Huber, German authoress († 1829)
- 11. May: Konrad Engelbert Oelsner, German journalist († 1828)
- 20. May: Johann Gottfried Schadow, Prussian sculptor and commercial artist(† 1850)
- 26. May: Edward Livingston, US-American minister of foreign affairs († 1836)
- 7. June: Karl Heinrich knight of long, historians and journalist († 1835)
- 19. June: José Gervasio Artigas, uruguayischer officer and freedom fighter(† 1850)
- 5. July: János Lavotta, Hungarian composer († 1820)
- 13. July: Maria Katharina Tismar, donation foundress († 1846)
- 22. August: Josef Abel, Austrian painter († 1818)
- 2. September: GeorgeLudwig Hartig, German forest scientist († 1837)
- 5. September: Henriette heart, German authoress and hostess of a literary salon († 1847)
- 17. September: John Goodricke, English astronomer († 1786)
- 25. September: Fletcher Christian, British sailor († 1793)
- 19. October: Johann Christoph Rincklake, German painter († 1813)
- 21. October: János Bihari, Hungarian composer („gypsy violonists “) († 1827)
- 1. November: Stephen Van Rensselaer III., US-American politician,General, great land owner and Philantroph († 1839)
- 23. November: Gustav of Hugo, German lawyer († 1844)
- 7. December: Claude Victor Perrin, marshal of France, French general († 1841)
- 21. December: John Parker Boyd,US-American mercenary and general († 1830)
- 25. December: Ferdinand August von Spiegel, Erzbischof of the ore diocese Cologne († 1835)
- 16. March: Friedrich August count Rutowski, cure-Saxonian field marshal (* 1702)
- 30. March: Pietro Locatelli, Italian Violinenvirtuose and composer (* 1695)
- 15. April: Madame de Pompadour, Mätresse von Ludwig XV. (* 1721)
- 17. April: Johann Mattheson, German composer and scholar (* 1681)
- 10. May: Christian Friedrich Henrici, most important text poet Johann Sebastian of brook (* 1700)
- 15. July: Iwan VI., Russian Zar from 1740 to 1741 was (* 1740)
- 30. July: Philipp Hafner, Austrian writer and literary critic (* 1735)
- 2. September: Nathaniel Bliss, English astronomer (* 1700)
- 12. September: Jean Philippe Rameau, composer and theoretician (* 1683)
- 26. September: Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish medal clergyman and scholar (* 1676)
- 2. October: William Cavendish, 4. Duke OF Devonian-almost, British politician and prime minister (* 1720)
- 22. October: Jean Marie Leclair, French composer and Violinist(* 1697)
- 26. October: William Hogarth, British painter and Kupferstecher (* 1697)
- 20. November: Christian gold brook, Prussian mathematician (* 1690)
- 12. December: Christian Klausing, German organ farmer (* 1687)