Famous people born in 1766

José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia

José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia

Jose Gaspar Rodriguez de Francia was one of Paraguay’s first leaders after its independence, a supreme dictator of the country for 26 years.

Thomas Robert Malthus

Thomas Robert Malthus was an English economist best known for his hugely influential theories on population growth

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John Dalton

John Dalton was an English chemist, meteorologist and physicist who is best known for his work on ‘modern atomic theory’ and ‘colour blindness’