History Quiz / Famous people from the 1700s III

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Odawa (or Ottawa) war chief known for his role in the eponymous war, 1763-66 leading Native Americans in a struggle against British military occupation of the Great Lakes region
Qing dynasty emperor 1735-96, in which the empire reached its most prosperous era, with growing population and economy, and expanding the territory to its largest extent
The mistress of Lord Nelson and as the muse of George Romney
Composer who was important in the development of chamber music such as the piano trio. And is considered 'Father of the Symphony' and 'Father of the String Quartet'
Widely credited with making the first American flag purportedly in 1776, according to family tradition, upon a visit from General George Washington, but no credible evidence exists
English Anglican cleric and theologian who, with his brother Charles and fellow cleric George Whitefield, founded Methodism
Scottish physician who was a pioneer of naval hygiene in the Royal Navy. By conducting the first ever clinical trial he developed the theory that citrus fruits cured scurvy
This king declared Kingdom of Prussia in 1701, becoming their first king
The best-known leader of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804), and is by some called the Black Napoleon
English officer who explored North America's northwestern Pacific Coast regions and Hawaii
He helped organize an intelligence system to keep watch on the British military during the American Revolution, most famously in the battles of Lexington and Concord
Virginia politician who authored The Virginia Declaration of Rights. It served as a basis for the US Bill of Rights, of which he has been deemed the father
Swedish-German pharmaceutical chemist, known for having made alot discoveries before others who are generally given the credit, For example discovery of oxygen and hydrogen
French naturalist known for his classification of invertebrates, the first user the term biology in its modern sense, and an early proponent of the idea of biological evolution
German philosopher, professor, and founder of the Order of the Illuminati, a secret society in 1776
King of Spain 1700-46, except for 8 months. French heir to the Spanish throne, which sparked the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-14)
King of the UK 1760-1820, in which he led the country in the unification with Ireland, the loss of the 13 colonies and the napoleonic wars. Were mentally ill the last ten years
Swedish theologian and scientist known for his books on the afterlife, and claimed that the Lord had opened heaven and hell for him to visit
Polish-Lithuanian military leader who in 1794 organized an failed uprising against Russian influence. A year later his country had ceased to exicist
Archduchess of Austria 1740-80 who successfully defended her rule over most of the Habsburg empire except Silesia, and importantly reformed finance, education and military
King of Sweden 1771 until his assassination in 1792. His coup d'├ętat in 1772 swept away the powers of the Riksdag, but open the government to all people
Russian military leader and the lover of Empress Catherine the great. Achievements include the peaceful annexation of the Crimea (1783) and the successful second Russo-Turkish War
The leader of a large Andean uprising against the Spanish in Peru, where its quelling resulted in his death in 1780
Italian adventurer and author who has become so famous for his affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'womanizer'
The royal physician to the mentally ill King Christian VII of Denmark, who rose to power as the de facto regent. His affair with Queen Caroline caused scandal and he was executed
Scottish Enlightenment philosopher who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism
American frontiersman who pioneered a settlement on the westside of the Appalachian Mountains in modern Kentucky in 1775
Holy Roman Emperor and Archduke of Austria 1765-90. He was a proponent of enlightened absolutism, but his reforms met significant opposition
British prime minister 1783-1801 and 1804-06, the younges ever. He led Britain in the wars against Napoleon and reformed the Tories and enabled it to stay in power
Widely considered the last effective Mughal emperor, 1658-1707. After his death, the Empire enters a long decline
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