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Famous People from the 18th Century AD

Guess the Names of these famous people, who lived in the 18th century AD
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Last updated: July 17, 2019
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First President of the United States of America
George Washington
Russian Tsar, who won against Sweden in the Great Northern War, westernized Russia and founded St. Petersburg
Peter the Great
King of Prussia, who conquered Silesia, won the 7 Years War and made Prussia a great power in Europe
Frederick the Great
King of Sweden, who spent his life campaigning in the Great Northern War against Russia, Poland and Denmark
Charles XII
Feminist during the French Revolution, author of the "Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen"
Olympe de Gouges
Queen of Austria, her ascencion to the throne, caused by the Pragmatic Sanction, caused the War of Austrian Succession
Maria Theresa
First Prime Minister of Great Britain, involved in the South Sea Bubble Affair, where he was able to defend the King and the Whig Party
Robert Walpole
Baroque composer of the Brandeburg Concertos and the Goldberg Variations
Johann Sebastian Bach
Empress of Russia, who conquered Crimea and large parts of the partitioned Poland, westernized Russia
Catherine the Great
French revolutionary from the Jacobin Party, who ruled France during the "Reign of Terror"
Maximilien Robespierre
German writer, author of "Faust", "The Sorrows of Young Werther" and "Iphigenia in Tauris"
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Philosopher from Königsberg, author of the Critiques of Pure and Practical Reason, developed the Categorical Imperative
Immanuel Kant
Mathematician, the number e is named after him, "e^(i*pi) + 1 = 0"
Leonhard Euler
Austrian composer of the "Magic Flute", "Così fan tutte", "Don Giovanni" or "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Physician, who invented the Smallpox Vaccine
Edward Jenner
Economist and author of "The Wealth of Nations"
Adam Smith
Philosopher, who inspired the French Revolution, author of "Emile" and "The Social Contract"
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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