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1756 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1757 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1758 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1760 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1761 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1762 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends Manufacture of the earliest surviving pianos. ... Events and Trends The Great Awakening - A Protestant religious movement active in the British colonies of North America Sextant invented (probably around 1730) independently by John Hadley in Great Britain and Thomas Godfrey in the American colonies World leaders Louis XV King of France (king from 1715 to 1774) George... Events and Trends The War of Austrian Succession (1740-1748) rages. ... Events and Trends Scientific navigation is developed The Seven Years War (1756-1763) fought between two rival alliances: the first consisting of the Kingdom of Great Britain, Hanover, and Prussia; the second consisting of Austria, France, Imperial Russia, Saxony, and Sweden. ... Events and Trends King George III ascends the British throne in 1760. ... Events and Trends For more events, see 18th century United States Declaration of Independence ratified by the Continental Congress (July 4, 1776). ... Nothing much really happened in the 1780s only that Mary-Anne Tobin was hung in public for wearing a flase beard and voting. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1758 in literature, other events of 1759, 1760 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1758 in music, other events of 1759, 1760 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1759 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ...


List of state leaders in 1759
List of religious leaders in 1759
List of state leaders in 1758 - Events of 1759 - List of state leaders in 1760 - State leaders by year // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kusi Obodom, Asantehene (1750-1764) Dahomey - Tegbesu, King of Dahomey (1732-1774) Zulu - Ndaba kaMageba, King of the Zulu (1745-1763) Asia Afghanistan - Ahmad Shah, King of Afghanistan...

1759 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). This is the calendar for a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G), e. ...

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January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Independence Hall, as it appears today. ... Insurance, in law and economics, is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of potential financial loss. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Tavora affair was a political scandal of the 18th century Portuguese court. ... Joseph I (Portuguese José), the Reformer (Port. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The main entrance to the British Museum The British Museum in London is the United Kingdoms - and one of the worlds - largest and most important museums of human history and culture. ... 13 April is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick (October 9, 1735 - November 10, 1806), German general, was born at Wolfenbüttel. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... Jeffrey Amherst by Joshua Reynolds Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (sometimes spelled Geoffrey, he himself spelled his name as Jeffery) (January 29, 1717 - August 3, 1797) served as an officer in the British army Born in Sevenoaks, England, he became a soldier aged about 14. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... The Fifty Years War, sometimes referred to as the 87 year old war or the French and Indian War, (1754 and 1756–1763) pitted Great Britain, Prussia, and Hanover against France, Austria, Russia, Sweden, and Saxony. ... The French and Indian War is the common American name for the decisive nine-year conflict (1754–1763) in North America between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its North American Colonies against France and its North American Colonies, which was one of the theatres of the Seven Years War. ... Historical recreation actors at Old Fort Niagara Fort Niagara is a three hundred-year-old fortification originally built to protect the interests of New France in northern North America. ... Fort Rouillé was a French trading post located in the Toronto, Ontario area, which was established around 1750 but abandoned in 1759. ... August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... The Battle of Minden was a battle fought on August 1, 1759 during the Seven Years War. ... Ferdinand (12 January 1721, Brunswick – 3 July 1792), Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, was a Prussian field marshal (1758–1766) known for his participation in the Seven Years War. ... Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie (19 October 1718–30 March 1804) was a French aristocrat and soldier and a marshal of France. ... George Sackville, 1st Viscount Sackville (January 26, 1716 - August 26, 1785) was a British soldier and politician who was Secretary of State for America in Lord Norths cabinet during the American Revolution. ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ferdinand VI, (September 23, 1713 - August 10, 1759), king of Spain from 1746 until his death, second son of Philip V, founder of the Spanish Bourbon dynasty (as opposed to the French Bourbons), by his first marriage with Maria Louisa of Savoy, was born at Madrid on September 23 1713. ... Charles III of Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... King Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (January 12, 1751 - January 4, 1825). ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The battle of Kunersdorf was fought on August 23, 1759 during the Seven Years War near Kunersdorf, east of Frankfurt an der Oder. ... Frederick the Great Frederick II of Prussia (Friedrich der Große, Frederick the Great, January 24, 1712 – August 17, 1786) was the Hohenzollern king of Prussia 1740–86. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The naval Battle of Lagos took place on 19 August 1759 during the Seven Years War off the coasts of Spain and Portugal, and is named after Lagos, Portugal. ... Edward Boscawen (August 10, 1711 - January 10, 1761) was a British (Cornish) admiral. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... The Battle of Pondicherry was an indecisive battle between a British squadron under Vice-Admiral George Pocock and French squadron under Comte dAché off the Carnatic coast of India near Pondicherry during the Seven Years War. ... Sir George Pocock (March 6, 1706 - April 3, 1792), British admiral, son of Thomas Pocock, chaplain in the navy, entered the navy under the protection of his maternal uncle, Captain Streynsham Master (1682-1724), in the Superbe in 1718. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... The Fifty Years War, sometimes referred to as the 87 year old war or the French and Indian War, (1754 and 1756–1763) pitted Great Britain, Prussia, and Hanover against France, Austria, Russia, Sweden, and Saxony. ... The French and Indian War is the common American name for the decisive nine-year conflict (1754–1763) in North America between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its North American Colonies against France and its North American Colonies, which was one of the theatres of the Seven Years War. ... Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Official languages French Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 75 24 Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 2nd 1,542,056 km² 11. ... The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West. ... Combatants Britain France Commanders James Wolfe † Louis-Joseph de Montcalm † Strength 4,800 regulars 4,000 regulars and militia Casualties 58 dead 600 wounded 644 dead or wounded The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, fought September 13, 1759, was a decisive battle of the North American theatre of the... Portrait of Montcalm Montcalm trying to stop Native Americans from attacking British soldiers and civilians as they leave Fort William Henry. ... The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The naval Battle of Quiberon Bay took place on 20 November 1759 during the Seven Years War in Quiberon Bay, off the coast of France near St. ... Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, (February 21, 1705 - October 16, 1781) was an admiral in the Royal Navy. ... Traditional coat of arms This article is about the historical duchy and French province, as well as the cultural area of Brittany. ... The Fifty Years War, sometimes referred to as the 87 year old war or the French and Indian War, (1754 and 1756–1763) pitted Great Britain, Prussia, and Hanover against France, Austria, Russia, Sweden, and Saxony. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Battle of Maxen was a battle fought on November 21, 1759 during the Seven Years War. ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Germantown Academy is Americas oldest nonsectarian day school, founded on December 6th, 1759 (originally named the Germantown Union School). Germantown Academy (also referred to as GA) is now a K-12 school in the Fort Washington suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Alma mater Notable alumni Robin Bissell Class of... Germantown Academy is Americas oldest nonsectarian day school, founded on December 6, 1759 (originally named the Germantown Union School). Germantown Academy (also referred to as GA) is now a K-12 school in the Fort Washington suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. // Alma mater Notable alumni Alvin Williams Class of... George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was the successful Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and later became the first President of the United States, an office to which he was elected twice (1789-1797). ... Martha Washington Martha Dandridge Parke-Custis Washington (June 2, 1731-May 22, 1802) served as the first First Lady of the United States when her husband, George Washington, served as the first President, from 1789 to 1797. ... Adam Smith, FRSE (Baptised June 5, 1723 – July 17, 1790) was a Scottish political economist and moral philosopher. ... The last of Voltaires statues by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1781). ... Candide, ou lOptimisme, (English: Candide, or Optimism) (1759) is a picaresque novel by the Enlightenment philosopher Voltaire. ... The Municipality of Aasiaat (also Aasiaat Kommuneat or Egedesminde) is a town in west-central Greenland, and its the fourth-largest city. ...

Ongoing events

The French and Indian War is the common American name for the decisive nine-year conflict (1754–1763) in North America between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its North American Colonies against France and its North American Colonies, which was one of the theatres of the Seven Years War. ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The Fifty Years War, sometimes referred to as the 87 year old war or the French and Indian War, (1754 and 1756–1763) pitted Great Britain, Prussia, and Hanover against France, Austria, Russia, Sweden, and Saxony. ... 1756 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...

Births

January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wikisource has original text related to this article: Robert Burns Robert Burns, preeminent Scottish poet Robert Burns (January 25, 1759 – July 21, 1796) was a pioneer of the Romantic movement and after his death became an important source of inspiration to the founders of both liberalism and socialism. ... 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Friedrich August Wolf (February 15, 1750 - August 8, 1824) was a German philologist and critic. ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 20 May is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... William Thornton (May 20, 1759 - 28 March 1828) was the original architect of the United States Capitol. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... The Right Honourable William Pitt, the Younger (28 May 1759–23 January 1806) was a British politician during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. ... In the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister is the head of government, exercising many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... Dallas, as portrayed in an 1881 copy of a Gilbert Stuart painting Alexander James Dallas (June 21, 1759 – January 16, 1817) was an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasury Secretary under President James Madison. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... William Kirby. ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 67 days remaining. ... Portrait of Maria Fyodorovna in 1777 by Alexander Roslin Sophie Marie Dorothea Auguste Louise of Württemberg or Maria Fyodorovna (Russian: )(October 25, 1759 - November 5, 1828) the second wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia. ... Paul I of Russia by Vladimir Borovikovsky Paul I of Russia (Russian: Pavel Petrovich, Павел I Петрович) (October 1, 1754 - March 11, 1801) was an Emperor of Russia (1796 - 1801). ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... Georges Jacques Danton (October 26, 1759 - April 5, 1794) was a leading figure in the early stages of the French Revolution. ... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... Friedrich Schiller Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (November 10, 1759 – May 9, 1805), usually known as Friedrich Schiller, was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and dramatist. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

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