Died in 1753

Jan 11 Hans Sloane a British physician and collector of Irish birth, notable for bequeathing his collection to the nation, thus providing the foundation of the British Museum. He gave his name to streets such as Hans Crescent and Sloane Square in London, and also to Sir Hans Sloane Square in his birthplace, Killyleagh
Jan 14 George Berkeley an Anglo-Irish philosopher whose primary achievement was the advancement of a theory he called "immaterialism". This theory denies the existence of material substance and instead contends that familiar objects like tables and chairs are only ideas in the minds of perceivers, and as a result cannot exist without being perceived. Berkeley is also known for his critique of abstraction, an important premise in his argument for immaterialism
Feb 9 Carl Hårleman a Swedish architect.
Feb 16 Giacomo Facco an Italian Baroque violinist, conductor and composer. One of the most famous Italian composers of his day, he was completely forgotten until 1962, when his work was discovered by composer, conductor and musicologist Uberto Zanolli
May 8 Maximilian of Hesse-Kassel a prince of Hesse-Kassel and a Generalfeldzeugmeister, Generalfeldmarschall and finally Reichsgeneralfeldmarschall in the army of the Holy Roman Empire.
May 12 Nicolas Fatio de Duillier a Swiss mathematician known for his work on the zodiacal light problem, for his very close relationship with Isaac Newton, for his role in the Newton Leibniz calculus controversy, and for originating the "push" or "shadow" theory of gravitation. He also developed and patented a method of perforating jewels for use in clocks
May 19 Jacques Aubert a French composer and violinist.
May 23 Franciszka Urszula Radziwiłłowa a Polish-Lithuanian noble dramatist and writer, first Polish woman playwright.
Jun 10 Joachim Ludwig Schultheiss von Unfriedt a German Baroque architect, official, and councillor most active in Königsberg and throughout East Prussia.
Jul 8 Federiko Benković a prominent late Baroque painter. He is best known as Federico Bencovich or Federico Bencovic, but also as Federigo or Federighetto or Dalmatino
Jul 19 Jerzy Ignacy Lubomirski a Polish nobleman. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle, awarded on August 3, 1727
Aug 4 Gottfried Silbermann a German builder of keyboard instruments. He built harpsichords, clavichords, organs, and fortepianos; his modern reputation rests mainly on the latter two
Aug 6 Georg Wilhelm Richmann a German physicist who lived in Russia.
Aug 19 Balthasar Neumann a German military artillery engineer and architect who developed a refined brand of Baroque architecture, fusing Austrian, Bohemian, Italian, and French elements to design some of the most impressive buildings of the period, including the Würzburg Residence and the Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, called Vierzehnheiligen in German.
Sep 16 Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff a painter and architect in Prussia.
Sep 24 Georg Gebel (the younger) a German musician and composer.
Nov 4 Johann Nicolaus Bach a German composer of the Baroque period.
Nov 10 Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais a French naval officer and administrator, in the service of the French East India Company.
Dec 15 Richard Boyle 3rd Earl of Burlington The Hon. Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork, KG, PC , born in Yorkshire, England, was the son of The 2nd Earl of Burlington and 3rd Earl of Cork. Burlington was called 'the Apollo of the Arts' and 'the architect Earl', never taking more than a passing interest in politics despite his position as a Privy Counsellor and a member of both the British House of Lords and the Irish House of Lords