September 1764 in history

September 1764 events chronologically

Sep 7 Election of Stanislaw August Poniatowski as the last ruler of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

Top 7 most famous people born in September 1764

Sep 2 Georg Ludwig Hartig a German forester.
Sep 5 Henriette Herz best known for the "salonnieres" or literary salons that she started with a group of emancipated Jews in Prussia.
Sep 11 Valentino Fioravanti a celebrated Italian composer of opera buffas.
Sep 17 John Goodricke an English amateur astronomer. He is best known for his observations of the variable star Algol in 1782
Sep 17 Berek Joselewicz a Jewish-Polish merchant and a colonel of the Polish Army during the Kościuszko Uprising. Joselewicz commanded the first Jewish military formation in modern history
Sep 22 Carl Fredrik Fallén a Swedish botanist and entomologist.
Sep 25 Fletcher Christian master's mate on board HMS Bounty during William Bligh's voyage to Tahiti for breadfruit plants. In the mutiny on the Bounty, Christian seized command of the ship from William Bligh on 28 April 1789

Died in September 1764

Sep 1 Sebastiano Conca an Italian painter.
Sep 2 Nathaniel Bliss an English astronomer of the 18th century, serving as Britain's fourth Astronomer Royal between 1762 and 1764.
Sep 10 Giovanni Antonio Giay an Italian composer. His compositional output includes 15 operas, 5 symphonies, and a significant amount of sacred music
Sep 12 Jean-Philippe Rameau one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and is also considered the leading French composer for the harpsichord of his time, alongside François Couperin
Sep 16 Francis Josias Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld a duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.
Sep 23 Robert Dodsley an English bookseller, poet, playwright, and miscellaneous writer.
Sep 26 Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro a Galician monk and scholar who led the Age of Enlightenment in Spain. He was an energetic popularizer noted for encouraging scientific and empirical thought in an effort to debunk myths and superstitions