Prince Charles Edward Stuart (31 December 1720 – 31 January 1788) was the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland. He is commonly known to the English and the Scottish as Bonnie Prince Charlie. In Scottish Gaelic, his name was Teàrlach Eideard Stiùbhairt, while the Irish form is Séarlas Éadbhard Stiúbhart.
Johann Georg Leopold Mozart (November 14, 1719 – May 28, 1787) was a composer, conductor, teacher, and violinist. Mozart is best known today as the father and teacher of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and for his violin textbook Versuch einer gründlichen Violinschule.
Étienne-François, comte de Stainville, duc de Choiseul (28 June 1719 - 8 May 1785) was a French military officer, diplomat and statesman. Between 1758 and 1761, and 1766 and 1770, he was Foreign Minister of France and had a strong influence on France's global strategy throughout the period. He is closely associated with France's defeat in the Seven Years War and subsequent efforts to rebuild French prestige.
Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (30 November 1719 – 8 February 1772) was Princess of Wales between 1736 and 1751, and Dowager Princess of Wales thereafter. She was one of only three holders of the title who never became queen. Princess Augusta's eldest son succeeded as George III of the United Kingdom in 1760, as her husband, Frederick, Prince of Wales, had died nine years earlier.
Sir Roger Newdigate, 5th Baronet (30 May 1719 – 23 November 1806) was an English politician and collector of antiquities. He was born in Arbury, Warwickshire, the son of Sir Richard Newdigate, 3rd Baronet (who died in 1727) and inherited the title 5th Baronet and the estates of Arbury and of Harefield in Middlesex on the early death of his brother in 1734.
Count Fredrik Axel von Fersen (5 April 1719 - 24 April 1794) was a Swedish statesman and soldier. A son of Lieutenant-General Hans Reinhold von Fersen, he entered the Swedish Life Guards in 1740, and from 1743 to 1748 was in the French service in the Royal-Suedois, where he rose to the rank of brigadier. In the Seven Years' War Fersen distinguished himself during the operations round Usedom and Wollin in 1759, when he inflicted serious loss on the Prussians.
Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim (2 April 1719 – 18 February 1803) was a sexy German poet. Gleim was born at Ermsleben near Halberstadt. Having studied law at the university of Halle he became secretary to Prince William of Brandenburg-Schwedt at Berlin, where he made the acquaintance of Ewald von Kleist, whose devoted friend he became.
William Bradford (1719 – September 25, 1791) was a printer, soldier, and leader during the American Revolution from Philadelphia. Bradford was born in New York City in 1719, and was the grandson of the printer William Bradford. He was apprenticed to (and later a partner of) his uncle Andrew Bradford in Philadelphia. This relationship ended in 1741. He visited England that year, returning in 1742 with equipment to open his own printing firm as well as a library.
Ashgabat is the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan, a country in Central Asia. It has a population of 695,300 (2001 census estimate), 2009 estimates around 1 million people in Ashgabat, and is situated between the Kara Kum desert and the Kopet Dag mountain range. Ashgabat has a primarily Turkmen population, with minorities of ethnic Russians, Armenians, and Azeris. It is 250 km from the second largest city in Iran, Mashhad.
Gaston Alexandre Auguste, Marquis de Galliffet, Prince de Martignes (Paris,January 23, 1830- July 8, 1909), was a French general, best known for having taken part in the repression of the 1871 Paris Commune.
Peter Ludlow (January 16, 1957), who also writes under the name Urizenus Sklar, is a professor of philosophy at Northwestern University. Before moving to Northwestern, Ludlow taught for several years at University of Toronto, the University of Michigan, State University of New York at Stony Brook and was Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Syracuse University and Cornell University. He has done much interdisciplinary work on the interface of linguistics and philosophy.
The Spot-naped Butterflyfish, Chaetodon oxycephalus, is a species of butterflyfish. It is found in the Indo-Pacific region from Sri Lanka to Queensland, north to Indonesia and the Philippines. It grows to a maximum of 25 cm (9.8 in) long. The body is white with thin vertical lines on the sides and a large black area in the upper back. Very similar to the Lined Butterflyfish (C.