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Jan 16th
Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch lawyer and scholar (b. 1684)
Apr 24th
Anton thor Helle, German-Estonian clergyman and translator (b. 1683)
Apr 27th
Adamantios Korais, Greek-French philosopher and scholar (d. 1833)
Denmark adopts the characteristic Nordic Cross flag later taken up by all other Scandinavian countries.
Joseph Schuster, German composer (d. 1812)
Aug 30th
Jacques-Louis David, French painter and illustrator (d. 1825)
Edmund Gibson, English bishop and scholar (b. 1669)
Joachim Albertini, Italian-Polish composer (d. 1838)