August 1750 in history

Born in August 1750

Aug 10 Daniel Gottlob Türk a notable composer, organist, and music professor of the Classical Period.
Aug 10 Andrei Budberg a Russian Empire diplomat who served as Foreign Minister in 1806–07.
Aug 15 Sylvain Maréchal a French essayist, poet, philosopher, and, as a political theorist, precursor of utopian socialism and communism. Maréchal was also the editor of the newspaper Révolutions de Paris
Aug 18 Antonio Salieri an Italian classical composer, conductor and teacher born in Legnago, south of Verona, in the Republic of Venice, but who spent his adult life and career as a subject of the Habsburg Monarchy.
Aug 24 Letizia Ramolino the mother of Napoleon I of France.

Died in August 1750

Aug 12 Rachel Ruysch a Dutch still life painter who specialized in flowers. She achieved international fame in her lifetime, and was the best documented woman painter of the Dutch Golden Age. Art historians assess Ruysch to be one of the most talented still life artists among both men and women. By her death at age 86 she had produced more than 250 paintings