John Heath (May 8, 1758 – October 13, 1810) was an American lawyer and politician from Northumberland County, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1793 to 1797. Heath was one of the students at William and Mary who organized the Phi Beta Kappa fraternity in 1776, and served as its first president. The town of Heathsville, Virginia, the county seat of Northumberland County, is named for him.
Little Turkey was elected First Beloved Man by the general council of the Cherokee upon the move of the council's seat to Ustanali on the Conasauga River following the murder of Corntassel in 1788. The United States acknowledged his rival, Hanging Maw of Coyatee, as the Cherokee leading headman, but the larger part of the Cherokee themselves, including the Lower Cherokee following Dragging Canoe, recognized Little Turkey.
James Davenport (October 12, 1758 – August 3, 1797) was an American lawyer and politician from Stamford, Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1796 and 1797. He graduated from Yale College in 1777, and served in the commissary department of the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War.
Jeremiah Colegrove (31 July 1758-26 August 1836) was born to William Colegrove in Scituate, Rhode Island. A man of giant stature, both physically and in the community, he was a prominent farmer and manufacturer in New England. Jeremiah served in the American Revolution and helped to found the city of North Adams, Massachusetts.
Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (German: Sophie Friederike von Mecklenburg-Schwerin Danish: Sofie Frederikke af Mecklenburg-Schwerin,, was a Princess and Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, by marriage Princess of Denmark.
Louis Friant (18 September 1758 – 24 June 1829) was born in the village of Morlancourt, 8 km south of Albert near the river Somme. The village would later suffer the misfortune of lying along the Western Front trench-lines of World War I.
Cosme Mariano Argerich (26 September 1758 – 14 February 1820) was a pioneer of military medical practices in Argentina. Born in Buenos Aires, he became the first officer to be appointed as the Surgeon General in the Argentine Army. He received his medical doctorate in 1783 from the Universidad de Cervera in Spain, and thereafter practiced medicine in Barcelona until 1784.
Anthimos Gazis (or Gazes; Ἄνθιμος Γαζῆς) was a scholar, a philosopher during the Greek Enlightenment, a cartographer and one of the heroes of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. He was born in Milies in Greece in 1758 and died in 1828. His real name was Anastasios Gazalis. Gazis studied in Greece and then he went to Constantinople where he was ordained priest. He became rector of the Greek Church of Vienna in 1797.
Edward James Eliot (24 August 1758 – 20 September 1797), Member of Parliament, was born in Cornwall, the son of Edward Craggs-Eliot (1727–1804), politician, created Baron Eliot in 1784. He went to Pembroke College, Cambridge in 1775, becoming friends with the future Prime Minister, William Pitt the Younger, and was awarded MA in 1780. He was elected Member of Parliament for St Germans, Cornwall from 1780 and for Liskeard from 1784.
Nicholas Fish (1758–1833) was an American Revolutionary soldier, born in New York City. He attended Princeton but left before graduating to pursue the study of law at King's College through the office of John Morin Scott in New York. There he became actively interested in the organization of the Sons of Liberty.
Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Earl of Bessborough (24 January 1758 – 3 February 1844) was a British peer. Ponsonby was the eldest son of the 2nd Earl of Bessborough and succeeded to his father's titles in 1793. On 27 November 1780, he had married Lady Henrietta Spencer (the second daughter of the 1st Earl Spencer) and they had four children: Hon. John William (1781–1847) Hon. Frederick Cavendish (1783–1837) Lady Caroline (1785–1828) Hon. William Francis Spencer (1787–1855)
John Foster Snr (1758–1827) an English architect, father of John Foster Jnr. Senior Surveyor to the Corporation of Liverpool succeeding Henry Berry. In 1824 he was succeeded as Senior Surveyor by his son while Jesse Hartley replaced him as dock engineer at Liverpool Dock Trustees. During his time as dock engineer, Foster completed only one dock. He also converted Manchester Basin to an enclosed dock and expanded several other docks including George’s Dock and Queen's Dock.
Leopold Count van Limburg Stirum (born Hoogeveen March 12, 1758, died 's-Gravenhage June 25, 1840) was a member of the Dutch Senate, Minister, Grkr. Orde van de Ned. Leeuw, Grkr. Militaire Willemsorde, silver medal of the Vereniging tot aanmoediging van de dienst bij de Gewapende Macht.
Edward Hutchinson Robbins (February 9, 1758 - December 17, 1837) served as the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts from 1802 to 1806. He is the great-great-grandfather of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, on the side of Roosevelt's mother, Sarah Delano: Edward Robbins married Elizabeth Murray …whose daughter, Anne Jean Robbins, married Joseph Lyman …whose daughter, Catherine Robbins Lyman, married Warren Delano Jr.
Juan José Paso, (January 2, 1758 in Buenos Aires–September 10, 1833) was an Argentine politician who participated in the events that started the Argentine War of Independence known as May Revolution of 1810. Paso studied at the University of Córdoba and graduated in Theology in 1779. Back in Buenos Aires, he was named professor of Philosophy at the Colegio Real de San Carlos (Royal School of San Carlos).
Marie-Anne Pierette Paulze (20 January 1758 – 10 February 1836), was born in the town of Montbrison, Loire, in a small province in France. She is most commonly known as the wife of Antoine Lavoisier (Madame Lavoisier) but many do not know of her accomplishments in the field of chemistry.
Pedro Francisco Uriarte (June 29, 1758–August 30, 1839) was an Argentine statesman and priest. He was a deputy to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina. Uriarte was born in Santiago del Estero and was taught at the local Convent of San Francisco. He studied arts and theology at the Jesuit University of Córdoba, and was ordained in 1782, becoming a sub-deacon in 1783, becoming a priest the same year.
Elder John Parker (1758 - 1836) was an American settler and Predestinarian Baptist minister who immigrated to Texas before the Texas Revolution, and was killed during the Fort Parker massacre in 1836, along with several members of his family, and others of the "Parker clan". Parker was born on September 6, 1758 in Baltimore County, Maryland. His family moved to Virginia while Parker was young, and in 1777, at age nineteen, he left home to fight in the American Revolution.
James Callender (1758 – July 17, 1803) was a political pamphleteer and newspaper writer who initiated controversies in his native Scotland and the United States. His contemporary reputation is as a scandalmonger, due to the salacious content of some of his reporting, which has overshadowed the political content. In the United States he was a central figure in the press wars between the Federalist and Democratic-Republican parties.
Thomas Dwight (1758–1819) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. He was born in Springfield on October 29, 1758. He pursued preparatory studies, and graduated from Harvard College in 1778. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Springfield. Dwight was elected a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and served in the Massachusetts State Senate. He was elected as a Federalist to the Eighth Congress (March 4, 1803-March 3, 1805).