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Year 1759 (MDCCLIX) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1759 Edit

January – JuneEdit

British Museum from NE 2

January 15: British Museum.

July – DecemberEdit


August 12: Battle of Kunersdorf.

Benjamin West 005

Sept. 13: Battle – Plains of Abraham.


November 20: Battle of Quiberon Bay.


Ongoing eventsEdit


1759 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1759

Ab urbe condita 2512
Armenian calendar 1208
Bahá'í calendar -85 – -84
Buddhist calendar 2303
Coptic calendar 1475 – 1476
Ethiopian calendar 1751 – 1752
Hebrew calendar 5519 5520
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1814 – 1815
 - Shaka Samvat 1681 – 1682
 - Kali Yuga 4860 – 4861
Holocene calendar 11759
Iranian calendar 1137 – 1138
Islamic calendar 1172 – 1173
Japanese calendar Hōreki 9

(宝暦 9年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2419
Julian calendar 1804
Korean calendar 4092
Thai solar calendar 2302
See also 1759 births.


See also 1759 deaths.

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People of the year 1759 at Familypedia

95 people were born in 1759

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Hannah Adair (1759-1810)James Adair (1714-1796)Eleanor Adair (1726-1803)
John Alden (1759-1839)
Sarah Wentworth Apthorp (1759-1846)James Apthorp (1731-1799)Sarah Wentworth (1735-1820)
Samuel Arbuthnot (1759-1844)
Susannah Ardery (1759-1831)James Ardery (1735-1793)Sarah Unknown (-1814)
Simeon Avery (1759-1803)Charles Avery (1730-1774)Abigail Post (1733-1774)
Charlotte Amelia Barclay (1759-1805)Andrew Barclay (1719-1775)Helena Roosevelt (1719-1772)
John Bergey (1759-1849)Isaac Bergey (1734-1805)Susanna Landis (1735-1770)
Joannes Dirksz Bergman (1759-1820)Dirk Japikse Borgman (1725-1796)Aeltie Kemme (c1725-)
Joshua Bigelow (1759-1831)Jabez Bigelow (1726-1808)Susannah Elderkin (1722-1797)
James Blackman (1759-1842)James Blackman (1733-aft1759)Jane Hearn (bef1739-aft1759)
James Blackmore (1759-1848)John Moore Blackmore (1723-1793)Elizabeth Tozer (1723-1808)
Henry Botting (1759)John Botting (1728)Mary Lannaway (c1730-1779)
Patience Brown (1759-1830)John Brown (c1730-)
Ann Burke (1759-1846)Jesse Burke (1738-1811)Leah Jennings (1731-1811)
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51 children were born to the 39 women born in 1759

74 people died in 1759

 FatherMotherAge at death
Dorothy Ambrose (1673-1759)Henry Ambrose (1649-1730)Susanna Hall (1642-1730)
Oliver Appleton (1677-1759)Samuel Appleton (1624-1696)Mary Lowell Oliver (1640-1692)82
Aelken Beernink (1692-1759)Sondag Beerninck (c1640-1706)Hinneken Unknown (1640-1705)67
Katalin Bethlen de Bethlen (1700-1759)Sámuel Bethlen de Bethlen (1663-1708)Borbála Nagy de Borsa59
Elizabeth Botting (1684-1759)William Botting (1649-1715)Elizabeth (bef1671)75
Alexander Brickey (1699-1759)
Jotham Brigham (1695-1759)Samuel Brigham (1652-1713)Elizabeth Howe (1665-1739)64
Elizabeth Brown (1712-1759)Joseph Brown (1679-1723)Dorcus Gould (1685-1756)
Siegmund Brunswik von Korompa (1718-1759)Franz Brunswik von Korompa (1665-c1720)Magdalena Huszár de Szent-Baráth (c1675-c1750)41
Janet Cameron (c1679-1759)Ewen Cameron of Lochiel (1629-1719)Isobel Maclean (c1640-)80
Fernando VI of Spain (1713-1759)Philip V of Spain (1683-1746)Maria Louise de Savoie (1688-1714)46
Louise Henriette de Bourbon (1726-1759)Louis Armand de Bourbon (1695-1727)Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon (1693-1775)33
Louise Elisabeth de Bourbon (1727-1759)Louis XV de Bourbon (1710-1774)Maria Leszczyńska (1703-1768)32
Samuel Cary (1677-1759)Francis Cary (1647-1680)Lydia Brett (1655-1728)82
Isaac Chase (1681-1760)William Chase (1645-1737)Hannah Sherman (1647-1732)
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5406 people lived in 1759

Grietje Jans (-1775)Jan (bef1735-)
Niesje Jans (1699-1764)Jan Bartsz (1666-1728)Lijsebeth Jans (-)
Reijnouwtje Davids (c1723-aft1753)David
Arien Ariensz Abbenes (c1740-1806)Aarjen Hendriksz Abbenes (c1709-1788)Trijntje Gerrits (c1709-1800)
Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)
Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)
John Abbot (1735-1818)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
John Abbot (1704-1793)John Abbot (1674-1754)Elizabeth Harnden (1756-1693)
William Abbot (1748-1793)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
Elizabeth Abbott (1721-1782)John Abbott (-)Elizabeth Birege (-)
Elizabeth Abel (c1754-1817)William Abel (c1715-1770)Martha Unknown (c1715-1778)
David Abell (1722-1781)John Abell (1678-1751)Rebecca Sluman (1682-1738)
Experience Abell (1674-1765)Caleb Abell (1646-1731)Margaret Post (1653-1700)
Robert Abell (1721-1800)Joshua Abell (1695-1732)Rebecca Carpenter (1698-)
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Events of the year 1759 at FamilypediaEdit

105 people were married in 1759.

 Joined with
Cornelis Adrianusz (1735-)Trijntje Bakker (1739-)
Robert Arbuthnot, Jr, 2nd of Haddo-Rattray (c1728-1803)Mary Urquhart (1745-1818)
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 4th Earl of Shaftesbury (1711-1771)Susan Noel (1710-1758)+Mary Bouverie (1730-1804)
Abigail Bailey (1740-1796)Jonathan Simmons (1736-1778)
Trijntje Bakker (1739-)Cornelis Adrianusz (1735-)
Samuel Barrett (1738-1798)Mary Clarke (1740-1761) + Elizabeth Salsbury (1745-)
Hannah Battles (1744-1821)Ephraim Kempton (1741-1827)
Dorothea Bayly (c1738-1764)George Forbes, 5th Earl of Granard (1740-1780)
William L Belton (1750-1830)Susannah Leavell (1745-1809)
Joseph Bingham (1738-1787)Rachael Weed (1737-1800)
Catherine Blanchard (1736-1817)Elias Smith (1731-1791)
Mary Boswell (c1730)Unknown Herndon (c1730-c1755)+Charles Gordon Sr (1730-1799)
Henry Botting (1729-1810)Mary Francis (bef1759)
James Botting (1716)Sarah Botten (c1719)
Israel Bower (c1737-c1817)Margaret Edmonds (1739-c1782)
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There were 0 military battles in 1759.

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