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’