Born in 1703

Jan 5 James Hamilton 5th Duke of Hamilton a Scottish peer, the son of the 4th Duke of Hamilton.
Jan 20 Joseph-Hector Fiocco a Belgian composer and violinist of the high and late Baroque period.
Jan 29 Carlmann Kolb a German priest, organist, and composer.
Feb 5 Gilbert Tennent a religious leader, born in County Armagh, Ireland. Gilbert was one of the leaders of the Great Awakening of religious feeling in Colonial America, along with Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield. His most famous sermon, "On the Danger of an Unconverted Ministry" compared anti-revivalistic ministers to the Pharisees described in the gospels
Feb 18 Corrado Giaquinto an Italian Rococo painter.
Feb 21 Shah Waliullah an Islamic scholar, reformer and founder of modern Islamic thought who attempted to reassess Islamic theology in the light of modern changes. He had spent time at Mecca with Muhammad_ibn_Abd_al-Wahhab who started the Wahhabism philosophy and its implementation along with Saudi monarchs. Shah Waliullah influenced enough people with Wahabi philosophy so that its counterpart in indian subcontinent was created at Deoband. Which now is the Islamic school of Darul_Uloom_Deoband
Mar 5 Vasily Trediakovsky a Russian poet, essayist and playwright who helped lay the foundations of classical Russian literature.
Mar 10 Peter Warren (Royal Navy officer) a British naval officer from Ireland who commanded the naval forces in the attack on the French fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia in 1745. He later sat as MP for Westminster
Apr 24 José Francisco de Isla a Spanish Jesuit, celebrated as a preacher and a humorist and satirist of the stamp of Cervantes.
Jun 21 Joseph Lieutaud a French physician.
Jun 23 Marie Leszczyńska a queen consort of France. She was a daughter of King Stanisław I of Poland and Catherine Opalińska. She married King Louis XV of France and was the grandmother of Louis XVI, Louis XVIII, and Charles She was the longest-serving queen consort of France
Jun 26 Thomas Clap an American academic and educator, a Congregational Minister, and college administrator. He was both the fifth rector and the earliest to be called "president" of Yale College
Jun 28 John Wesley credited with the foundation of the evangelical movement known as Methodism. His work and writings also played a leading role in the development of the Holiness movement and Pentecostalism
Aug 1 Lorenzo Ricci an Italian Jesuit, elected the 18th Superior General of the Society of Jesus. He was also the last before the suppression of the Jesuits in 1773
Aug 4 Louis d'Orléans Duke of Orléans the Duke of Orléans and a member of the royal family of France, the House of Bourbon, and as such was a prince du sang. At his father's death, he became the First Prince of the Blood. Known as Louis le Pieux and also as Louis le Génovéfain, Louis was a pious, charitable and cultured prince, who took very little part in the politics of the time
Sep 16 Guillaume-François Rouelle a French chemist and apothecary. In 1754 he introduced the concept of a base into chemistry, as a substance which reacts with an acid to give it solid form
Sep 29 François Boucher a French painter in the Rococo style. Boucher is known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories, and pastoral scenes. He was perhaps the most celebrated painter and decorative artist of the 18th century. He also painted several portraits of his patroness, Madame de Pompadour
Oct 5 Jonathan Edwards (theologian) a Christian preacher, philosopher, and theologian. Edwards "is widely acknowledged to be America's most important and original philosophical theologian," and one of America's greatest intellectuals. Edwards's theological work is broad in scope, but he was rooted in Reformed theology, the metaphysics of theological determinism, and the Puritan heritage. Recent studies have emphasized how thoroughly Edwards grounded his life's work on conceptions of beauty, harmony, and ethical fittingness, and how central The Enlightenment was to his mindset. Edwards played a critical role in shaping the First Great Awakening, and oversaw some of the first revivals in 1733–35 at his church in Northampton, Massachusetts
Oct 15 Benigna Gottlieb von Trotha gt Treyden a Duchess consort of Courland. She married the Duke of Courland, Ernst Johann von Biron, in 25 February 1723
Oct 27 Johann Gottlieb Graun a German Baroque/Classical era composer and violinist, born in Wahrenbrück.
Oct 28 Antoine Deparcieux a French mathematician.
Nov 25 Jean-François Séguier a French astronomer and botanist from Nîmes.
Nov 26 Theophilus Cibber an English actor, playwright, author, and son of the actor-manager Colley Cibber.
Dec 2 Ferdinand Konščak a Jesuit missionary, explorer, and cartographer.