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Battle of the Plains of Abraham (5,836 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

describe the North American theatre). The battle, which began on 13 September 1759, was fought on a plateau by the British Army and Royal Navy against the French
Guadeloupe (5,510 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Guadeloupe (/ˌɡwɑːdəˈluːp/, French: [ɡwad(ə)lup] (listen); Antillean Creole: Gwadloup) is an archipelago and overseas department and region of France in
List of Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain, 1740–1759 (7,234 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain for the years 1740–1759. For Acts passed up until 1707 see List of Acts of the Parliament of England
Timeline of the American Revolution (4,082 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
grandson George III. New England Planters immigrate to Nova Scotia, Canada (1759–1768) to take up lands left vacant after the Expulsion of the Acadians. The
1759 English cricket season (180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1759 English cricket season was the 16th season following the earliest known codification of the Laws of Cricket. Details have survived of three eleven-a-side
GKN (3,745 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
decades as Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds. It can trace its origins back to 1759 and the birth of the Industrial Revolution. The company's name is the initials
Ferdinand VI of Spain (1,344 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ferdinand VI (Spanish: Fernando; 23 September 1713 – 10 August 1759), called the Learned (el Prudente) and the Just (el Justo), was King of Spain from
Earl of Warwick (2,832 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Holland. All of the titles became extinct on the death of the 8th Earl in 1759. The earldom was revived the same year in favour of Francis Greville, 1st
Candide (10,780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
kon-DEED, French: [kɑ̃did] (listen)) is a French satire first published in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. The novella has been
Freikorps (3,310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recruited by Frederick the Great during the Seven Years' War. On 15 July 1759, Frederick ordered the creation of a squadron of volunteer hussars to be
Planned French invasion of Britain (1759) (2,975 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
A French invasion of Great Britain was planned to take place in 1759 during the Seven Years' War, but due to various factors (including naval defeats at
Guinness (8,231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the brewery of Arthur Guinness at St. James's Gate, Dublin, Ireland, in 1759. It is one of the most successful alcohol brands worldwide, brewed in almost
Halifax County, Nova Scotia (425 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1716–1771) Halifax County was established by Order-in-Council on August 17, 1759. The boundaries of four other counties - Annapolis, Kings, Cumberland and
James Wolfe (6,921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1727 – 13 September 1759) was a British Army officer known for his training reforms and remembered chiefly for his victory in 1759 over the French at the
Battle of Ticonderoga (1759) (2,554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The 1759 Battle of Ticonderoga was a minor confrontation at Fort Carillon (later renamed Fort Ticonderoga) on July 26 and 27, 1759, during the French and
Battle of Chinsurah (1,125 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Biderra or Battle of Hoogly) took place near Chinsurah, India on 25 November 1759 during the Seven Years' War between a force of British troops mainly of the
Hertford County, North Carolina (1,203 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Meherrin have an annual Pow Wow at the end of October. The county was formed in 1759 from parts of Bertie County, Chowan County, and Northampton County. It was
Annapolis County, Nova Scotia (679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bay of Fundy. The county seat is Annapolis Royal. Established August 17, 1759, by Order in Council, Annapolis County took its name from the town of Annapolis
91st Regiment of Foot (1759) (109 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of Foot had a brief existence as a British Army infantry regiment between 1759 and 1763. It was raised in Ireland, posted in turn to the West Indies and
Culpeper, Virginia (2,369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
House of Burgesses voted to establish the Town of Fairfax on February 22, 1759. The name honored Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1693–1781)
David Renaud Boullier (643 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
David Renaud Boullier (March 24, 1699 – December 23, 1759) was a Dutch Huguenot theologian, Protestant minister and philosopher. Boullier was born in Utrecht
Great Britain in the Seven Years' War (10,153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
firmer leadership, enabling it to consolidate and achieve its war aims. In 1759 Britain enjoyed an Annus Mirabilis, "year of miracles", with success over
90th Regiment of Foot (1759) (119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the British Army which was raised in Ireland as a light infantry corps in 1759, during the Seven Years' War with France. In 1761 the regiment was posted
Robert Burns (7,612 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), also known familiarly as Rabbie Burns, the National Bard, Bard of Ayrshire and the Ploughman Poet and various
Fort Rouillé (1,889 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
down by its French garrison after the French defeat at Fort Niagara in July 1759, during the French and Indian War. The remains of the fort were demolished
Cumberland County, Nova Scotia (674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Kwesomalegek" meaning "hardwood point". Cumberland County was founded on August 17, 1759. When the Township of Parrsboro was divided in 1840, one part was annexed
James Edward Smith (1,116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Smith (2 December 1759 – 17 March 1828) was an English botanist and founder of the Linnean Society. Smith was born in Norwich in 1759, the son of a wealthy
87th Regiment of Foot (Keith's Highlanders) (135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Highlanders) was a Scottish infantry regiment in the British Army, formed in 1759 and disbanded in 1763. The regiment was raised at Perth as Keith's Highlanders
Alamgir II (2,919 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
عالمگير ثانی) (6 June 1699 – 29 November 1759) was the Mughal Emperor of India from 3 June 1754 to 29 November 1759. He was the son of Jahandar Shah. Born
Louise Élisabeth of France (2,797 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Élisabeth of France (Marie Louise Élisabeth; 14 August 1727 – 6 December 1759) was a French princess, the eldest daughter of King Louis XV of France and
Charles III of Spain (10,311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ruled Spain (1759–1788), after ruling Naples as Charles of Bourbon (1734–1759) and Sicily, where he was known simply as Charles III, (1735–1759). He was the
C/1760 A1 (311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to publish work done by Messier in 1759; Messier had independently rediscovered Halley's Comet on 21 January 1759 but because Messier had doubted the
85th Regiment of Foot (Royal Volunteers) (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
regiment during the Seven Years' War. It was recruited at Shrewsbury in 1759 as the first full regiment of light infantry in the British Army and originally
Gideon Gardner (164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gideon Gardner (May 30, 1759 – March 22, 1832) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Nantucket in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, Gardner
Clotilde of France (3,427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marie Clotilde of France (Marie Adélaïde Clotilde Xavière; 23 September 1759 – 7 March 1802), known as Clotilda in Italy, was Queen of Sardinia by marriage
Gracehill (309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
religious convictions of its founders. The Moravian church was founded in 1759. A plaque on the church wall commemorates John Cennick (1718–1755) the first
89th (Highland) Regiment of Foot (120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
or Morris's Highlanders was an infantry regiment in the British Army from 1759 to 1765. The regiment was raised during the Seven Years' War in Aberdeenshire
Battle of Quiberon Bay (3,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
naval engagement during the Seven Years' War. It was fought on 20 November 1759 between the Royal Navy and the French Navy in Quiberon Bay, off the coast
Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (717 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Victor Emmanuel I (Vittorio Emanuele; 24 July 1759 – 10 January 1824) was the Duke of Savoy and King of Sardinia (1802–1821). Victor Emmanuel was the second
Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bavaria, of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities on 28 March 1759. Count Sigmund von Haimhausen was the first president. The Academy's foundation
17th Lancers (2,909 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Cambridge's Own) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1759 and notable for its participation in the Charge of the Light Brigade during
List of Farm to Market Roads in Texas (1700–1799) (8,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to Market Road 1759 (FM 1759) is a two-lane highway that connects the farming areas of north central Montague County to Nocona. FM 1759 also intersects
17th Lancers (2,909 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Cambridge's Own) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1759 and notable for its participation in the Charge of the Light Brigade during
Nathan Read (784 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nathan Read (July 2, 1759 – January 20, 1849) was an American engineer and steam pioneer. Nathan Read was the true inventor of the high-pressure steam
Maria Amalia of Saxony (2,127 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Naples and Sicily from 1738 till 1759 and then Queen consort of Spain by marriage to Charles III of Spain, from 1759 until her death in 1760. The arranged
Wedgwood (5,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
porcelain, and luxury accessories manufacturer that was founded on 1 May 1759 by the English potter and entrepreneur Josiah Wedgwood and was first incorporated
Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1,877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Royal and Princess of Orange (2 November [O.S. 22 October] 1709 – 12 January 1759) was the second child and eldest daughter of King George II of Great Britain
George Frideric Handel (10,653 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Händel [ˈɡeːɔʁk ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈhɛndl̩] (listen); 23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) was a German-born Baroque composer becoming well known for his operas, oratorios
Charles Edward Stuart (2,587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
subsequent attempts failed to materialise, such as a planned French invasion in 1759. His escape from Scotland after the uprising led to his portrayal as a romantic
84th Regiment of Foot (1759) (169 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
during the Seven Years' War, the regiment was shipped to Madras, India in 1759. The regiment was among the first British regiments to serve in India. The
Battle of Lagos (4,175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and a French fleet under Jean-François de La Clue-Sabran over two days in 1759 during the Seven Years' War. They fought south west of the Gulf of Cádiz
Battle of Meissen (131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Meissen (4 December 1759) was an Austrian victory over a larger Prussian army during the Third Silesian War (part of the Seven Years' War)
Military Merit Order (Württemberg) (562 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
orders of the states of the German Empire. It was founded on February 11, 1759 by Karl Eugen, Duke of Württemberg as the Militär-Carls-Orden, and was renamed
Maraschino (2,003 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
along parts of the Dalmatian coast, lends the liqueur its unique aroma. In 1759, Francesco Drioli, a Venetian merchant, began industrial-scale production
Kew Bridge (1,701 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bridge, dedicated to George, Prince of Wales and his mother Augusta and dated 1759. Bernard describes it as the Bridge over the River of Thames from Kew in
Friedrich Schiller (3,862 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fɔn ˈʃɪlɐ], short: pronounced [ˈfʁiː.dʁɪç ˈʃɪ.lɐ] (listen); 10 November 1759 – 9 May 1805) was a German poet, philosopher, physician, historian, and playwright
Fort Ti (460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
distributed by Columbia Pictures in the United States. The film is set in 1759 at Fort Ticonderoga during the French and Indian War. George Montgomery as
10th edition of Systema Naturae (2,419 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus and published in two volumes in 1758 and 1759, which marks the starting point of zoological nomenclature. In it, Linnaeus
Bruno Lanteri (1,214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pio Bruno Pancrazio Lanteri, or simply Bruno Lanteri (12 May 1759 – 5 August 1830), was a Catholic priest and founder of the religious congregation of
Sambro Island Light (2,273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was first lit while construction continued. Construction was completed in 1759 and Joseph Rous (brother of Captain John Rous) was appointed as the first
Shah Jahan III (87 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
youngest son of Aurangzeb. He was placed on the Mughal throne in December 1759 as a result of the intricacies in Delhi with the help of Imad-ul-Mulk. He
Guinness Brewery (3,123 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gate Brewery (Irish: Grúdlann Gheata Naomh Séamuis) is a brewery founded in 1759 in Dublin, Ireland, by Arthur Guinness. The company is now a part of Diageo
Marie-Jean Hérault de Séchelles (1,254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marie-Jean Hérault de Séchelles (20 September 1759 – 5 April 1794) was a French judge and politician who took part in the French Revolution. Marie-Jean
Alexander J. Dallas (statesman) (894 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Alexander James Dallas (June 21, 1759 – January 16, 1817) was an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasury Secretary under President James Madison
James Ruse (1,102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James Ruse (9 August 1759 – 5 September 1837) was a Cornish farmer who, at the age of 23, was convicted of burglary and was sentenced to seven years' transportation
Yonaguska (1,166 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Yonaguska, (1759–1839), who was known as Drowning Bear (the English meaning of his name), was a leader among the Cherokee of the Lower Towns of North Carolina
Suppression of the Society of Jesus (5,831 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
most of the countries of Western Europe and their colonies, beginning in 1759, and ultimately approved by The Holy See in 1773. In 1814, Pope Pius VII
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire (1,511 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wolfeboro Falls. The town was granted by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth in 1759 to four young men of Portsmouth, and named "Wolfeborough" in honor of English
William Wilberforce (11,285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Wilberforce (24 August 1759 – 29 July 1833) was a British politician, philanthropist, and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade.
15th The King's Hussars (1,549 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
King's Hussars was a cavalry regiment in the British Army. First raised in 1759, it saw service over two centuries, including the First World War, before
William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville (1,571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, PC, PC (Ire), FRS (25 October 1759 – 12 January 1834) was a British Pittite Tory politician who served as Prime
William Kirby (entomologist) (1,374 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
William Kirby (19 September 1759 – 4 July 1850) was an English entomologist, an original member of the Linnean Society and a Fellow of the Royal Society
Battle of Bergen (1759) (869 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Battle of Bergen on 13 April 1759 saw the French army under de Broglie withstand an allied British, Hanoverian, Hessian, Brunswick army under Prince
Dundas & Wilson (386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Trusts, OEICs and investment trusts Dundas & Wilson traces its roots to 1759 when David Erskine founded his own legal practice in Edinburgh. Sir James
Germantown Academy (2,365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nonsectarian day school in the United States. The school was founded on December 6, 1759, by a group of prominent Germantown citizens in the Green Tree Tavern on
Battle of Minden (4,707 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Minden was a major engagement during the Seven Years' War, fought on 1 August 1759. An Anglo-German army under the overall command of Field Marshal Ferdinand
Fauquier County, Virginia (1,631 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Treaty of Albany, in 1722. Fauquier County was established on May 1, 1759, from Prince William County. It is named for Francis Fauquier, Lieutenant
Louis-Joseph de Montcalm (3,328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Montcalm-Grozon, marquis de Montcalm de Saint-Veran (28 February 1712 – 14 September 1759) was a French soldier best known as the commander of the forces in North
Seraphim of Sarov (2,690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Seraphim of Sarov (Russian: Серафим Саровский) (30 July [O.S. 19 July] 1754 (or 1759) – 14 January [O.S. 2 January] 1833), born Prokhor Moshnin (Прохор Мошнин)
William Short (American ambassador) (1,252 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
William Short (1759–1849) was an American diplomat during the early years of the United States. He served as Thomas Jefferson's private secretary when
1759 in Great Britain (748 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Events from the year 1759 in Great Britain. This year was dubbed an "Annus Mirabilis" due to a succession of military victories in the Seven Years' War
William Pitt the Younger (9,544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Pitt the Younger (28 May 1759 – 23 January 1806) was a prominent British Tory statesman of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Princeton, Massachusetts (1,360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
colonists at Redemption Rock. The town of Princeton was incorporated in 1759, out of land that was previously part of Rutland. It was named after the
Thomas Wizenmann (110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Wizenmann (1759 – 1787) was a German philosopher of the Enlightenment, a critic of Kant and Mendelssohn during the Pantheism controversy. He wrote
John Francis Mercer (347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mercer (May 17, 1759 – August 30, 1821) was an American lawyer, planter, and politician from Virginia and Maryland. Mercer was born in 1759 at Marlborough
Will of George Frideric Handel (358 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
George Frideric Handel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) wrote his will over a number of years and with a number of codicils. Handel created the first
Mason Locke Weems (1,751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mason Locke Weems (October 11, 1759 – May 23, 1825), usually referred to as Parson Weems, was an American book agent and author who wrote the first biography
William Plumer (828 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Plumer (June 25, 1759 – December 22, 1850) was an American lawyer, Baptist lay preacher, and politician from Epping, New Hampshire. He is most
William Playfair (2,035 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Playfair (22 September 1759 – 11 February 1823), a Scottish engineer and political economist, served as a secret agent on behalf of Great Britain
Battle of Kay (1,866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Züllichau, or Battle of Paltzig, was an engagement fought on 23 July 1759 during the Seven Years' War. It occurred near Kay (Kije) in the Neumark,
Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester (fifth creation) (712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester, KB (17 June 1697 – 20 April 1759) was an English land-owner and patron of the arts. He is particularly noted for commissioning
Battle of Kunersdorf (8,201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Kunersdorf occurred on 12 August 1759 near Kunersdorf (now Kunowice, Poland) immediately east of Frankfurt an der Oder (the second-largest
Crown Point State Historic Site (779 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the town of Crown Point, New York. Crown Point is the location of the 1734–1759 French-built Fort St. Frédéric limestone fortress and an even more ambitious
Bowyer Sparke (282 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bowyer Edward Sparke (27 April 1759 – 4 April 1836) was an English bishop. He was born at Bury St Edmunds, and was admitted a pensioner at Pembroke College
Timeline of Quebec history (189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
impact on Quebec's history. 1533 and before 1534 to 1607 1608 to 1662 1663 to 1759 1760 to 1773 1774 to 1790 1791 to 1840 1841 to 1866 1867 to 1899 1900 to
Alaungpaya (4,718 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Prefecture) which had been annexed by the Qing since the mid-1730s. By early 1759, the Burmese had successfully reestablished their authority. A later Qing
Chester, Nova Scotia (1,109 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
County Lunenburg County. Municipality Chester Municipal District Founded 1759 Incorporated 1963 Government  • Warden Allen Webber  • Chief Administrative
Whitehall (village), New York (881 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
connects to the south end of Lake Champlain. The village was founded in 1759 as "Skenesborough" by Major Philip Skene who built the barracks at Crown
Charles Saunders (Royal Navy officer) (884 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
between October 1758 and May 1759). He took command of the fleet tasked with carrying James Wolfe to Quebec in January 1759 and consolidated the dead general's
William Thornton (2,236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dr. William Thornton (May 20, 1759 – March 28, 1828) was a British-American physician, inventor, painter and architect who designed the United States Capitol
Isaac Maddox (1,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity portal Isaac Maddox (27 July 1697 – 27 September 1759) was an Anglican clergyman, successively bishop of St Asaph and of Worcester. Isaac
Marquis of Pombal (title) (388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Portuguese title of nobility created by a royal decree, dated from July 15, 1759, by King Joseph I of Portugal, and granted to Sebastião José de Carvalho
Battle of Maxen (145 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Maxen (20 November 1759) was a battle at Maxen, in the Electorate of Saxony during the Third Silesian War (part of the Seven Years' War)
Mary Wollstonecraft (10,912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mary Wollstonecraft (UK: /ˈwʊlstənkrɑːft/, /-kræft/; 27 April 1759 – 10 September 1797) was an English writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights
Robert Cory (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Towerson Cory (1759-23 April 1835) was an English churchman and Professor of moral philosophy at the University of Cambridge. Robert Towerson Cory
Smeaton's Tower (1,018 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
major step forward in lighthouse design, Smeaton's structure was in use from 1759 to 1877, until erosion of the ledge it was built upon forced new construction
James Johnson (bishop of Worcester) (303 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
an English prelate, successively Bishop of Gloucester (1752–1759) and of Worcester (1759–1774). James Johnson was born in Melford, Suffolk, to James Johnson
16th The Queen's Lancers (1,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Queen's Lancers was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1759. It saw service for two centuries, before being amalgamated with the 5th
Athanasius IV Jawhar (821 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Catholic Church from 1788 to 1794. He previously claimed to be patriarch from 1759 to 1764 and from 1765 to 1768. Michael Jawhar was born in Damascus on 18
HMS Prince of Orange (1734) (398 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Louisbourg in 1758 and the battle of Quebec in 1759. She brought Richard Short, the military artist to Quebec in 1759, where he drew pictures of the fleet, unfortunately
Martial Herman (547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Martial Joseph Armand Herman (29 August 1759, Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise – 7 May 1795, Paris) (guillotined), was a lawyer and a chief judge during the Reign
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1,512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Fryerning Mill (792 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fryerning, Essex, which has been restored. Mill Green Mill was built in 1759, replacing an earlier mill which stood some 80 yards (73 m) to the east during
Israel Smith (566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Israel Smith (April 4, 1759 – December 2, 1810) was an American lawyer and politician. He held a wide variety of positions in the state of Vermont, including
List of windmills in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (416 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 0-903852-36-5. 1607 John Norden 1611 John Speed 1645 Joan Blaeu 1675 John Ogilby 1759 Isaac Taylor Mills in bold are still standing, known building dates are indicated
Harry Powlett, 4th Duke of Bolton (566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Harry Powlett, 4th Duke of Bolton PC (24 July 1691 – 9 October 1759), known until 1754 as Lord Harry Powlett, was a British nobleman and Whig politician
Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (1,641 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
following victory in the Napoleonic Wars. Before that he had been, since 1759, Ferdinand IV of the Kingdom of Naples and Ferdinand III of the Kingdom of
Georges Danton (5,694 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
George Jacques Danton (French: [ʒɔʁʒ dɑ̃tɔ̃]; 26 October 1759 – 5 April 1794) was a leading figure in the early stages of the French Revolution, in particular
French and Indian War (8,440 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
capturing territory in surrounding colonies and ultimately the city of Quebec (1759). The following year the British were victorious in the Montreal Campaign
Battle of Fort Niagara (883 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
theatre of the Seven Years' War. The British siege of Fort Niagara in July 1759 was part of a campaign to remove French control of the Great Lakes and Ohio
18th Royal Hussars (1,138 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mary's Own) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, first formed in 1759. It saw service for two centuries, including the First World War before being
François Louis Michel Chemin Deforgues (995 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
François Louis Michel Chemin des Forgues (born 29 September 1759, Vire – 10 September 1840, Maincy (Seine-et-Marne)) was a French politician, and Foreign
John Gilchrist (linguist) (3,911 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
John Borthwick Gilchrist FRSE (19 June 1759 – 9 January 1841) was a Scottish surgeon, linguist, philologist and Indologist. Born and educated in Edinburgh
James Bloodsworth (1,085 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James Bloodsworth (7 March 1759 – 21 March 1804) was a convict sentenced for the theft of one game cock and two hens at Esher, Surrey. James was a master
Louise Henriette de Bourbon (1,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louise Henriette de Bourbon (20 June 1726 – 9 February 1759), Mademoiselle de Conti at birth, was a French princess, who, by marriage, became Duchess of
Jacob Albright (1,469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacob Albright (Jakob Albrecht) (May 1, 1759 – May 18, 1808) was an American Christian leader, founder of Albright's People (Die Albrechtsleute) which
Seven Years' War (16,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
added to the taxation of salt and alcohol begun by Empress Elizabeth in 1759 to complete her addition to the Winter Palace. Like Sweden, Russia concluded
G. D'Arcy Boulton (429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
George D'Arcy Boulton (May 20, 1759 – May 21, 1834) was a lawyer, judge and political figure in Upper Canada. The second son of Henry Boulton (1732–1788)
Simon Snyder (931 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Simon Snyder (November 5, 1759 – November 9, 1819) was the third Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, serving three terms from 1808 to 1817. He
Aasiaat (1,173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they used qamutits. The settlement that would become Aasiaat was founded in 1759 by Niels Egede, son of Hans Egede, a Norwegian missionary. Named Egedesminde
Capodimonte porcelain (2,756 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fabbrica di Capodimonte), which operated in Naples, Italy, between 1743 and 1759. Capodimonte is the most outstanding factory for early Italian porcelain
Lord Lieutenant of Cumberland (367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wyndham, 2nd Earl of Egremont 23 April 1751 – 1759 James Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale 13 December 1759 – 24 May 1802 William Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale
Handel (crater) (68 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the British-German composer George Frideric Handel, who lived from 1685 to 1759. Moore, Patrick (2000). The Data Book of Astronomy. Institute of Physics
Pomeranian War (1,656 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
far south as Neuruppin were occupied, yet the campaign was aborted in late 1759 when the undersupplied Swedish forces succeeded neither in taking the major
Anglo-Cherokee War (2,071 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Coosa chiefdom had been abandoned for some time. It was reoccupied in 1759 by a Muscogee contingent under Big Mortar (Yayatustanage) in support of the
Symphony No. 1 (Haydn) (302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 1 in D major, Hoboken I/1, was written in 1759 in Dolní Lukavice, while in the service of Count Morzin. Though identified by
1750s in archaeology (427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1744 1745 1746 1747 1748 1749 1750 1751 1752 1753 1754 1755 1756 1757 1758 1759 1760 … Related time period or subjects … 1747 1748 1749 1750 1751 1752 1753
Moytoy of Citico (375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Citico was a Cherokee leader during the time of the Anglo-Cherokee War (1759–1761) and was its chief instigator. Also called Amo-adaw-ehi, Moytoy was
HMS Supply (1759) (1,125 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Launched in 1759, the third HMS Supply was a Royal Navy armed tender that played an important part in the foundation of the Colony of New South Wales.
François Hanriot (2,987 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
François Hanriot (2 December 1759 – 28 July 1794) was a French Cordelier leader, a street orator, and a commander of the Garde Nationale during the French
Burns (crater) (67 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1985. Burns is named for the Scottish poet Robert Burns, who lived from 1759 to 1796. Moore, Patrick (2000). The Data Book of Astronomy. Institute of
Battle of Frisches Haff (948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was a naval battle between Sweden and Prussia that took place 10 September 1759 as part of the ongoing Seven Years' War. The battle took place in the Szczecin
Richard Manningham (580 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Richard Manningham M.D. (1690–1759) was an English physician and man-midwife, now remembered for his involvement in the Mary Toft hoax. The second
HMS Carcass (1759) (653 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
January 1759, having been named over a week previously on 19 January. Carcass was commissioned as a sloop at Deptford Dockyard on 27 June 1759, having
Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain (466 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Princess Elizabeth Caroline (10 January 1741 – 4 September 1759) was a member of the British Royal Family, a grandchild of King George II and sister of
Thomson Mason (1759–1820) (400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Thomson Mason (4 March 1759 – 11 March 1820) was a prominent entrepreneur, planter, civil servant, and justice. Mason was the son of George Mason, an American
Canadian art (3,376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Canadian art refers to the visual (including painting, photography, and printmaking) as well as plastic arts (such as sculpture) originating from the geographical
Henri Léonard Jean Baptiste Bertin (440 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was a French statesman, and controller general of finances of Louis XV (1759–1763). In 1741, he was a lawyer in Bordeaux, and then advise the Grand Council
Fort Crown Point (870 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
troops (from New York and the New England Colonies) in North America in 1759 at a narrows on Lake Champlain on what later became the border between New
Battle of Hoyerswerda (655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Hoyerswerda was a minor encounter of September 25, 1759 during the Third Silesian War (part of the Seven Years' War) between Prussian and
Peregrine Hopson (683 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Peregrine Thomas Hopson (5 June 1696 – 27 February 1759) was a British army officer who commanded the 40th Regiment of Foot and saw extensive service during
Jafarabad State (736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
time) (d. 1761) 1757: Mohammad Khan I (d. 1757) 1757 – 1759: Ibrahim Khan I (2nd time) (s.a.) 1759 – 1761: Ibrahim Khan I (s.a.) 1761 – 1772: Yaqut Khan
John Forbes (British Army officer) (2,216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
September 1707 – 11 March 1759) was a Scottish professional soldier who served in the British Army from 1729 until his death in 1759. During the 1754 to 1763
John Lethbridge (537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Lethbridge (1675–1759) invented the first underwater diving machine in 1715. He lived in the county of Devon in South West England and reportedly
James Coleridge (104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James Coleridge (3 December 1759 – 1836) was the older brother of the philosopher-poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge and father of Sir John Taylor Coleridge
Johann Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths (726 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths, also called Guts Muth or Gutsmuths (9 August 1759 – 21 May 1839), was a teacher and educator in Germany, and is especially
Pino Torinese (143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Torinese, and Cambiano. It is the site of the Observatory of Turin, founded in 1759. The Associazione Cultura Giapponese di Torino had its offices in Pino Torinese
Johnston, Rhode Island (1,315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
museum, and the only landfill in Rhode Island. Incorporated on March 6, 1759, Johnston was named for the colonial attorney general, Augustus Johnston
Battle of Peterswalde (676 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
derer Oesterreichischen Magazins in Böhmen bemächtiget von 14. bis 20. April 1759. Henry Lloyd. Geschichte des siebenjährigen Krieges in Deutschland. Berlin
John Cradock, 1st Baron Howden (736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
General John Francis Cradock, 1st Baron Howden GCB (11 August 1759 – 26 July 1839) was a British peer, politician and soldier. He was son of John Cradock
HMS Temeraire (302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French in 1759: HMS Temeraire (1759) was a 74-gun third-rate ship of the line captured from the French after the Battle of Lagos on 19 August 1759 and sold
Near East earthquakes of 1759 (1,303 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Near East earthquakes of 1759 were a series of devastating earthquakes that shook a large portion of the Levant in October and November of that year
Nelly Blair (797 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nelly Blair, later Nelly Smith (1759 – 1820) is sometimes suggested as being Scottish poet Robert Burns' first love. Burns himself did not identify his
Ipomoea corymbosa (484 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ipomoea corymbosa is a species of morning glory, native throughout Latin America from Mexico as far south as Peru and widely naturalised elsewhere. Its
Timeline of Quebec history (1663–1759) (1,248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Battle of Ticonderoga. 1751 - Beginning of the Quebec City siege on July 12. 1759 - On September 13, the British troops of James Wolfe defeat the French troops
Currency of Spanish America (5,547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Santiago and Lima from 1751, Guatemala City from 1754, Santa Fe de Bogotá from 1759, and Potosí from 1767. During the production of these coins some minor modifications
Siege of Kolberg (Seven Years' War) (1,322 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was besieged by Russian forces three times. The first two sieges, in late 1759 and from 26 August to 18 September 1760, were unsuccessful. A final and successful
The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia (2,935 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
working title was "The Choice of Life". The book was first published in April 1759 in England. Early readers considered Rasselas to be a work of philosophical
Kew Gardens (7,218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rural Affairs. The Kew site, which has been dated as formally starting in 1759, though it can be traced back to the exotic garden at Kew Park, formed by
William Craven (Master of St John's College, Cambridge) (187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Cambridge in 1753, and M.A. in 1756. He was ordained in 1759; and was a Fellow of St John's from 1759 to 1789; and its Master from then until his death. He
William Colman (159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
graduating B.A. in 1750; MA in 1750; and B.D. in 1761. He was appointed Fellow in 1759; and Master in 1778. He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
Juglans cinerea (1,942 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sect. Trachycaryon Species: J. cinerea Binomial name Juglans cinerea L. 1759 Natural range Synonyms Nux cinerea (L.) M.Gómez Wallia cinerea (L.) Alef
Encarnación de Díaz (4,555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
side of the plaza is the municipal palace. This building was constructed in 1759 originally as a royal treasury (casa real). Later it became a municipal jail
Pedro Manuel de Arandía Santisteban (169 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pedro Manuel de Arandía Santisteban (1699 in Ceuta – 1759 in Manila) was a Spanish knight and colonial official. He became the governor-general of the
Chauncey Goodrich (389 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chauncey Goodrich (October 20, 1759 – August 18, 1815) was an American lawyer and politician from Connecticut who represented that state in the United
Carl Heinrich Graun (633 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Heinrich Graun (7 May 1704 – 8 August 1759) was a German composer and tenor. Along with Johann Adolph Hasse, he is considered to be the most important
Sehetepkare Intef (552 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from Memphis for a short period, certainly less than ten years, between 1759 BC and 1749 BC or c. 1710 BC. Sehetepkare Intef is attested in the Turin
109th (Aberdeenshire) Regiment of Foot (1,366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Malcolm (1914). Territorial soldiering in the north-east of Scotland during 1759–1814. University of Aberdeen. p. 255. Boase, George C. (1891). "Hay, Andrew
Dzungar Khanate (5,140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Qos-Qulaq, 1759 The Chinese army defeats the Khoja brothers (Burhān al-Dīn and Khwāja-i Jahān) in Yesil-Kol-Nor (present-day Yashil Kul, Tajikistan), 1759. The
Nelly Kilpatrick (1,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nelly or Nellie Kilpatrick, Helen Kilpatrick or later Nelly Bone (1759–1820). Nelly (usually short for "Helen") was possibly Robert Burns's first love
Clan MacDuff (1,216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
title returned to the MacDuff chief when William Duff was made Earl Fife in 1759. His descendant Alexander Duff was made Duke of Fife in 1889. The Clan Duff
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (4,438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Laurence Sterne. It was published in nine volumes, the first two appearing in 1759, and seven others following over the next seven years (vols. 3 and 4, 1761;
Adrienne de La Fayette (743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles, Marquise de La Fayette (2 November 1759 – 24 December 1807), was a French marchioness. She was the daughter of Jean
Imperata cylindrica (1,918 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Imperata cylindrica. Imperata cylindrica was first described by Linnaeus in 1759 under the basionym Lagurus cylindricus. They were renamed by the French entomologist
Carron Company (1,511 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Carron Company was an ironworks established in 1759 on the banks of the River Carron near Falkirk, in Stirlingshire, Scotland. After initial problems
The Death of General Wolfe (1,479 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1770 painting by Anglo-American artist Benjamin West, commemorating the 1759 Battle of Quebec, where General James Wolfe died at the moment of victory
Custos Rotulorum of Anglesey (155 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bulkeley, 4th Viscount Bulkeley 1705–1715 Owen Meyrick 1715–1759 Sir Nicholas Bayly, 2nd Baronet 1759–1782 For later custodes rotulorum, see Lord Lieutenant
1683 in Ireland (284 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1757) Daniel Falkiner, politician (d. 1759) Thomas Fortescue, politician (d. 1769) Michael Ward, politician (d. 1759) February 3 – Randal MacDonnell, 1st
Desmostachya bipinnata (448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Desmostachya bipinnata, commonly known in English by the names halfa grass, big cordgrass, and salt reed-grass, is an Old World perennial grass, long known
Clan MacDuff (1,216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
title returned to the MacDuff chief when William Duff was made Earl Fife in 1759. His descendant Alexander Duff was made Duke of Fife in 1889. The Clan Duff
Dowlais Ironworks (1,593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
finally closed in 1987. The works was founded as a partnership on 19 September 1759. There were nine original partners including Thomas Lewis and Isaac Wilkinson
Maria Feodorovna (Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg) (3,413 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Мария Фёдоровна; née Duchess Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg; 25 October 1759 – 5 November 1828 [OS 24 October]) was Empress consort of Russia as the second
Jean de Boullonges (57 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
he became controller general of finance on 25 August 1757, replacing Francois Marie Peyrenc de Moras. He remained in that position until 4 March 1759.
Sir Richard Bickerton, 2nd Baronet (1,965 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Admiral Sir Richard Hussey Bickerton, 2nd Baronet, KCB, (11 October 1759 – 9 February 1832) was a British naval officer. He was born in Southampton, the
Emmaus, Pennsylvania (2,399 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
age 65 or over. Emmaus was settled in the 1740s and dates its founding to 1759. Shelter House, the oldest building in the borough, was constructed in 1734
Denis Diderot (8,419 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
government authorities; in 1758 it was banned by the Catholic Church and in 1759 the French government banned it as well, although this ban was not strictly
Bethania, North Carolina (1,072 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2009, Bethania celebrated the 250th anniversary of its establishment in 1759. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 328. The first planned Moravian
Étienne Eustache Bruix (818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Étienne Eustache Bruix ( Fort-Dauphin, Saint-Domingue, 17 July 1759 – Paris, 18 March 1805) was a French Navy officer and admiral, and Minister of the
Burns supper (1,047 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is a celebration of the life and poetry of poet Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), the author of many Scots poems. The suppers are normally
Samuel Drewe (328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Samuel Drewe (1759-1837) of Kensington in Middlesex, was Governor of the Bank of England from 1828 to 1830. He had been Deputy Governor from 1826 to 1828
Battle of Beauport (1,807 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Beauport, also known as the Battle of Montmorency, fought on 31 July 1759, was an important confrontation between the British and French Armed Forces
Catharanthus roseus (1,643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Catharanthus roseus, commonly known as bright eyes, Cape periwinkle, graveyard plant, Madagascar periwinkle, old maid, pink periwinkle, rose periwinkle
Scalloped hazel (372 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Geometridae. The species was first described by Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759. It is a common species of northern and central Europe including the British
Jeremiah Smith (lawyer) (1,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Jeremiah Smith (November 29, 1759 – September 21, 1842) was a United States Representative for New Hampshire, United States Attorney for New Hampshire
Plains of Abraham (1,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, which took place on 13 September 1759, but hundreds of acres of the fields became used for grazing, housing, and
St Mary's Church, Hale (529 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
St Mary's Church is in Church End in the village of Hale, Halton, Cheshire, England. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as
Invasion of Guadeloupe (1759) (765 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
expedition against Guadeloupe was a military action from January to May 1759, as part of the Seven Years' War. A large British force had arrived in the
Kenaf (1,774 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kenaf [etymology: Persian], Hibiscus cannabinus, is a plant in the family Malvaceae also called Deccan hemp and Java jute. Hibiscus cannabinus is in the
Oranjezicht (384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to his death, the farm was evidently acquired by Pieter van Breda (1696–1759), who arrived at the Cape in 1719 from the Netherlands. "Oranjezicht" was
Campbelltown, Pennsylvania (739 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Campbelltown is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,616
Roger Massey (119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Roger Massey, MA (b Chester 1759 -d Lawhitton 1798) was Archdeacon of Barnstaple from 1791 to 1798. Massey was educated at St John's College, Cambridge
List of Canadian military victories (448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
victories are French victories prior to the British Conquest of Quebec (1759). Prior to this conquest, any victories by the British in Nova Scotia (even
Earl of Fife (1,367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
forfeiture and execution of Murdoch Stewart in 1425. The earldom was revived in 1759 with the style of Earl Fife for William Duff, a descendant of the MacDuffs
Giovanni Melchiorre Calosso (293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Giovanni Melchiorre Calosso (1759 – November 21, 1830) was an Italian priest. He is significant due to his mention in John Bosco's memoirs for having assisted
Wove paper (273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The originator of this new papermaking technique was James Whatman (1702–1759) from Kent, England. For 500 years European paper makers could only produce
Joseph Fouché (5,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joseph Fouché, 1st Duc d'Otrante, 1st Comte Fouché (21 May 1759 – 25 December 1820) was a French statesman and Minister of Police under First Consul Napoleon
Charles Simeon (1,066 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Simeon (24 September 1759 – 13 November 1836), was an English evangelical Anglican clergyman. He was born at Reading, Berkshire in 1759 and baptised in St
Indienne (252 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
locally despite the heavy prohibition, and were eventually legalized again in 1759. In France, the main center for the manufacture of indienne was Marseille
Dean of Dromore (346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lord Bishop of Down and Connor) 1729–1759 Samuel Hutchinson (afterwards Bishop of Killala and Achonry, 1759) 1759–1772 Walter Cope (afterwards Bishop of
Upper Wolfsnare (618 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
House Farm until 1939, is a colonial-era brick home built, probably about 1759, in Georgian style by Thomas Walke III in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Thomas
Urasoe Anzō (119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Urasoe Ueekata Anzō (浦添 親方 安蔵, ? – 12 November 1759) also known by Kohatsu Ueekata Anzō (古波津 親方 安蔵) and his Chinese style name Mō Bunwa (毛 文和), was a bureaucrat
Royal Naval Dockyard, Halifax (2,026 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dockyard, Halifax was a Royal Navy base in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Established in 1759, the Halifax Yard served as the headquarters for the Royal Navy's North American
Benjamin Lay (2,251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Benjamin Lay (January 26, 1682 – February 8, 1759) was an Anglo-American Quaker humanitarian and abolitionist. He is best known for his early and strident
1833 in Sweden (140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(died 1919) 28 May - Johann Christian Friedrich Hæffner, composer (born 1759) 1 June - Rudolf Cederström, naval commander (born 1764) 24 July - Hedda
William Jackson (secretary) (1,470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
William Jackson (March 9, 1759 – December 17, 1828) was a figure in the American Revolution, most noteworthy as the secretary to the United States Constitutional
List of beys of Tunis (761 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
I ar-Rashid محمد الأول الرشيد 1710 – 12 February 1759 (aged 49) 22 September 1756 12 February 1759 Son of Al-Husayn I ibn Ali at-Turki Husainid Ali II
Nolay, Côte-d'Or (281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
18th-century French physician and encyclopédiste Louis-Anne La Virotte (1725–1759) was born in Nolay, as was mathematician, physicist and politician Lazare
Longfellow House–Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site (3,442 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
headquarters of General George Washington (1775–76). The house was built in 1759 for John Vassall, who fled the Cambridge area at the beginning of the American
Pedro Ignacio Rivera (98 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pedro Ignacio Rivera (c. 1759–1833-02-17) was a Bolivian-born statesman and lawyer. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July
28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot (1,584 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Sevastopol Ramillies, Louisburg, Quebec 1759 (all presented to successor regiment in 1882) Guadaloupe 1759, Martinique 1762, Havannah, St Lucia 1778
Magnolia grandiflora (2,982 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first described by Linnaeus in the 10th edition of his Systema Naturae in 1759, basing his description on the earlier notes of Miller. He did not select
HMS Niger (1759) (487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
32-gun Niger-class fifth rate frigate of the Royal Navy. She was launched in 1759. In 1766, under the command of Sir Thomas Adams, Niger travelled to Newfoundland
Johann Christoph Altnickol (746 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christoph Altnickol, or Altnikol, (baptised 1 January 1720, buried 25 July 1759) was a German organist, bass singer, and composer. He was a son-in-law and
Charles Hanbury Williams (818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams, KB (8 December 1708 – 2 November 1759) was a Welsh diplomat, writer and satirist. He was a Member of Parliament from 1734
Charles Hanbury Williams (818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams, KB (8 December 1708 – 2 November 1759) was a Welsh diplomat, writer and satirist. He was a Member of Parliament from 1734
Thomas Cooper (American politician, born 1759) (2,303 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Thomas Cooper (October 22, 1759 – May 11, 1839) was an Anglo-American economist, college president and political philosopher. Cooper was described by Thomas
Joshua Barney (1,765 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joshua Barney (6 July 1759 – 1 December 1818) was an American Navy officer who served in the Continental Navy during the Revolutionary War. He later achieved
Siege of Fort Loudoun (2,840 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
whose overbearing nature exacerbated bad relations with the Cherokee. In 1759 Captain John Stuart and a reinforcement of 60 or 70 artillerymen of the South
55th (Westmorland) Regiment of Foot (1,773 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
walking through the entrenchments during the Battle of Fort Niagara in July 1759. The regiment, as part of General Jeffery Amherst's army, participated in
Tzistarakis Mosque (460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1759, in Monastiraki Square, central Athens, Greece. It is now functioning as an annex of the Museum of Greek Folk Art. The mosque was built in 1759,
John Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden (835 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden, KG, PC (11 February 1759 – 8 October 1840), styled Viscount Bayham from 1786 to 1794 and known as The Earl Camden
Lewis Allaire Scott (116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lewis Allaire Scott (February 11, 1759 – March 17, 1798) was an American politician. He was the son of John Morin Scott and Helena Rutgers Scott. On January
Tourtière (792 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occupied,' food that is French by way of the British, who took Quebec in 1759." The tourtières of the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean area and Eastern Quebec are
Battle of Porto Bello (877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Porto Bello, or the Battle of Portobello, was a 1739 battle between a British naval force aiming to capture the settlement of Portobelo in
Samuel Davies (clergyman) (2,255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
from 1748 to 1759, followed by a term as the fourth President of Princeton University, then known as the College of New Jersey, from 1759 to 1761. Davies
St. John River Campaign (3,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sainte-Anne des Pays-Bas (present day Fredericton, New Brunswick) in February 1759. Monckton was accompanied by Captain George Scott as well as New England
Military of New France (2,219 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and captured by French several times and returned 1713 Fort Carillon 1755-1759 Fort Chambly 1675-1776 Fort Champlain Fort-Coulonge Fort Crevier 1687-1701
Pedro Miguel Aráoz (197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pedro Miguel Aráoz (20 June 1759 – 18 June 1832) was an Argentine statesman and priest. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July
Lord Hugh Seymour (2,176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Vice-Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour (29 April 1759 – 11 September 1801) was a senior British Royal Navy officer of the late 18th century who was the fifth son
Wormwood pug (248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Geometridae. The species was first described by Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759. It is a common species across the Palearctic region and the Near East, as
Mottled umber (445 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Palearctic region. The species was first described by Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759. The species can be found in western Europe from northern Scandinavia to
Anderby (421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint Andrew. The church is a Grade II Listed building, and was built in 1759 with some 1887 restorations. In the churchyard is a 14th-century cross, which
1759 in art (337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Events from the year 1759 in art. Thomas Gainsborough and his family move to Bath, England. Giambettino Cignaroli – Death of Cato Thomas Gainsborough Self-portrait
Francis Malbone (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Francis Malbone Jr. (March 20, 1759 – June 4, 1809) was an American merchant from Newport, Rhode Island. His father, Francis Sr., and his uncle, Evan,
List of fellows of the Royal Society elected in 1801 (122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Forster (1769–1828) James Willoughby Gordon (1773–1851) John Hailstone (1759–1847) Warren Hastings (1732–1818) George Isted (d. 1821) John Latham (1761–1843)
Mouse moth (416 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Order: Lepidoptera Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: Noctuidae Genus: Amphipyra Species: A. tragopoginis Binomial name Amphipyra tragopoginis (Clerck, 1759)
Imyremeshaw (1,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Second Intermediate Period. Imyremeshaw reigned from Memphis, starting in 1759 BC or 1711 BC. The length of his reign is not known for certain; he may have
Jean-Baptiste Annibal Aubert du Bayet (515 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean-Baptiste Annibal Aubert du Bayet (19 August 1759, Louisiana – 17 December 1797, Istanbul) was a French General and politician during the period of
HMS Berwick (1743) (131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Commodore Moore and commanded by Captain Wm. Harman of Berwick on 14 February 1759. Berwick was broken up in 1760. Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 171
Battle of Pondicherry (91 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pondicherry during the Seven Years' War. The battle took place on 10 September 1759. The outcome was indecisive. Heritage History - List of Battles Archived
Grintovec (230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
location for hiking, climbing and skiing. The first recorded ascent was in 1759 by the botanist Giovanni Antonio Scopoli. Grintovec has a prominence of 1
Archibald Roane (1,245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Archibald Roane (1759/60 – January 18, 1819) was the second Governor of Tennessee, serving from 1801 to 1803. He won the office after the state's first
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1759 (185 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1759 was unanimously adopted on 20 June 2007. The Security Council decided this morning to extend the mandate
Port Maria (260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
established by Spanish settlers in Jamaica. The ruins of Fort Haldane, built 1759, overlook the town. It has a population of approximately 7,500 people. include
John Smeaton (2,033 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Royal Society in 1753 and in 1759 won the Copley Medal for his research into the mechanics of waterwheels and windmills. His 1759 paper "An Experimental Enquiry
Burmese–Siamese War (1759–60) (4,281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Burmese–Siamese War (1759–1760) (Burmese: ယိုးဒယား-မြန်မာစစ် (၁၇၅၉–၁၇၆၀); Thai: สงครามพม่า-สยาม (พ.ศ. 2302–2303)) was the first military conflict
HMS Deptford (1732) (173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
22 August 1732. In 1752, she was cut down to a 50-gun ship. On 31 January 1759 Montagu and Deptford chased a French privateer that Montagu captured the
Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Saxony (791 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Johann Nepomuk Januar Hermenegild Agnellis Paschalis; Dresden, 13 April 1759 – Dresden, 3 January 1838) was a German prince and a member of the House
Skerries Lighthouse (666 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the patent on the light to Morgan's heirs forever. It was rebuilt around 1759 by Morgan's heirs for about £3,000. The rebuilt lighthouse was a slightly
Potato Germans (480 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
included, 965 individuals spread across 265 families first arrived between 1759-63. The majority settled on Alheden in the southernmost part of Fjends and
James Stopford (bishop) (121 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Stopford was Bishop of Cloyne from 1753 until his death in Dublin on 23 August 1759: he had previously been Provost of Tuam, Archdeacon of Killaloe and Dean
Fort Ticonderoga (5,574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were able to repel an attack by 16,000 British troops near the fort. In 1759, the British returned and drove a token French garrison from the fort. During
Harewood House (1,900 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Designed by architects John Carr and Robert Adam, it was built, between 1759 and 1771, for Edwin Lascelles, 1st Baron Harewood, a wealthy West Indian
Page Corps (934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be said to be the Suvorov Military Schools. The Page Corps was founded in 1759 in Saint Petersburg as a school for teaching and training pages and chamber
List of peers 1750–1759 (57 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This page lists all peers who held extant titles between the years 1750 and 1759. Cokayne, George Edward, ed. (1887). Complete peerage of England, Scotland
Observatory of Turin (135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Turin, in the north Italian Piedmont region. The observatory was founded in 1759. At Pino Torinese, several asteroid discoveries were made by Italian astronomer
Christopher Gist (1,137 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christopher Gist (1706–1759) was a colonial British explorer, surveyor and frontiersman. He was one of the first European explorers of the Ohio Country
Expulsion of the Acadians (9,133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
raid happened on March 27, 1759, in which three members of the Oxner family were killed. The last raid happened on April 20, 1759 at Lunenburg, when the Miꞌkmaq
Mughal emperors (2,095 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
عزیز اُلدین 6 June 1699 Burhanpur, India 3 June 1754 – 29 November 1759 29 November 1759 (aged 60) Kotla Fateh Shah, India Domination of Vizier Imad-ul-Mulk
Viceroy of Sichuan (474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Viceroy of Sichuan and Viceroy of Shaan-Gan. He merged the two Viceroys in 1759 but reversed the changes in the following year. The system had remained as
Heart of Oak (1,272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
August 1759; the Battle of the Plains of Abraham (outside Quebec City) on 13 September 1759; and the Battle of Quiberon Bay on 20 November 1759. The last
List of Atlantic hurricanes in the 18th century (1,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carolina 1758 November 10 St. Kitts 200 N/A 1758 N/A St. Marks, Florida 40 N/A 1759 September Havana Cuba Impeded Florida Current that water backed up causing
Mikhail Gvozdev (239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Spiridonovich Gvozdev (Russian: Михаи́л Спиридо́нович Гво́здев) (1700-04 — after 1759) was a Russian military geodesist and a commander of the expedition to northern
Viceroy of Sichuan (474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Viceroy of Sichuan and Viceroy of Shaan-Gan. He merged the two Viceroys in 1759 but reversed the changes in the following year. The system had remained as
John Barnardiston (96 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1752); and D.D. (1764). He was a Fellow of Corpus Christi from 1745 to 1759, and became Master in 1764. He died in the college. "Barnardiston, John (BNRN737J)"
George Herbert, 11th Earl of Pembroke (824 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Herbert, 11th Earl of Pembroke and 8th Earl of Montgomery KG PC (10 September 1759 – 26 October 1827) was an English peer, army officer, and politician. He
Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg (1,342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Johann David Ludwig Graf Yorck von Wartenburg (born von Yorck; 26 September 1759 – 4 October 1830) was a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall instrumental in the
Ochyor (717 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
238 (2010 Census); 15,563 (2002 Census); 16,352 (1989 Census). It was founded in 1759 and was granted town status in 1950.[citation needed] Within the framework
Montague Township, New Jersey (4,758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
suggested by King George II, who approved the royal patent on March 26, 1759; for Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, an author who was popular at the time; or
Brant Point Light (1,412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and the remaining one stands unused. 1746: First wood tower, burned 1758 1759: Second wood tower, blown down March 9, 1774 1774: Third wood tower, burned
Metafiction (2,397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Laurence Sterne's The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1759), William Makepeace Thackeray's Vanity Fair (1847), as well as more recent
James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale (1,165 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale KT PC (26 January 1759 – 10 September 1839) was Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland and a representative peer for
Arbutus andrachne (679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
 Species was first described and published in Systema Naturae, ed. 10. 2: 1024. 1759. "Plant Name Details for Arbutus andrachne". IPNI. Retrieved August 5, 2010
Franz Krommer (453 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Franz Krommer (Czech: František Vincenc Kramář; 27 November 1759 in Kamenice u Jihlavy – 8 January 1831 in Vienna) was a Czech composer of classical music
George Murray (Royal Navy officer, born 1759) (2,283 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Vice-Admiral Sir George Murray KCB (January 1759 – 28 February 1819) was an officer in the Royal Navy who saw service in a wide range of theatres and campaigns
Timurid dynasty (917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1699 1754–1759 1759 He was murdered according by the Vizier Imad-ul-Mulk and Maratha associate Sadashivrao Bhau. Shah Jahan III 1711 1759-1760 1772 Was
1832 in France (399 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1759). 23 April - François-Nicolas Delaistre, sculptor (born 1746). 7 May - Charles Guillaume Alexandre Bourgeois, physicist and painter (born 1759)
Daniel Parke Custis (1,121 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Frances Parke Custis. Two years after Custis's death, on January 6, 1759, Martha married George Washington. As Custis died intestate, or, "without
List of English statutes (500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kingdom of Scotland Up to 1707 Of the Kingdom of Great Britain 1707–1719 · 1720–1739 · 1740–1759 · 1760–1779 · 1780–1800 United Kingdom legislation v t e
Old Barracks Museum (352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Trenton Reenactments on the Saturday following Christmas. Building date, 1759, and royal coat-of-arms of King George II of Great Britain Old Barracks Museum
Christoffel Vought Farmstead (406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly known as the 1759 Vought House, is located in Annandale, Clinton Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. Built in 1759, it was added to
Pierre Louis Maupertuis (3,005 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Moreau de Maupertuis (/ˌmoʊpərˈtwiː/; French: [mopɛʁtɥi]; 1698 – 27 July 1759) was a French mathematician, philosopher and man of letters. He became the
District Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania (630 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
population was 1,337 at the 2010 census. District Township was founded in 1759. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area
1st Punjab Regiment (2,150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Its senior battalion was raised as the 3rd Battalion of Coast Sepoys in 1759, making it the senior-most surviving infantry battalion of the British Indian
William Blackstone (6,780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
repeatedly sold out and was used to preface his later works. On 20 October 1759 Blackstone was confirmed as the first Vinerian Professor of English Law,
Passiflora quadrangularis (399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Passiflora quadrangularis, the giant granadilla, barbadine (Trinidad), grenadine (Haiti), giant tumbo or badea (Spanish pronunciation: [baˈðe.a]), is a
Halley's Comet (8,860 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
amateur astronomer. It did not pass through its perihelion until 13 March 1759, the attraction of Jupiter and Saturn having caused a retardation of 618
William Pepperrell (1,306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir William Pepperrell, 1st Baronet (27 June 1696 – 6 July 1759) was a merchant and soldier in Colonial Massachusetts, now one of the United States but
Mala Remeta Monastery (208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The throne icons on the altar screen were painted by Janko Halkozović in 1759, and the wall paintings are a 1910 work of Kosta Vanđelović. Mala Remeta
HMS Sandwich (1759) (187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
90-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 14 April 1759 at Chatham. Sandwich participated in the Battle of Cape St Vincent in 1780
1000 (number) (4,353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
1000 or one thousand is the natural number following 999 and preceding 1001. In most English-speaking countries, it is often written with a comma separating
Ipomoea hederifolia (84 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
annual vine native to the Americas. It was first described by Linnaeus in 1759. It is commonly known as scarlet morning glory, scarlet creeper, star ipomoea
John Fane, 10th Earl of Westmorland (663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Fane, 10th Earl of Westmorland, KG, PC (1 June 1759 – 15 December 1841), styled Lord Burghersh between 1771 and 1774, was a British Tory politician
Matsudaira Sadanobu (1,140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Matsudaira Sadanobu (松平 定信, January 15, 1759 – June 14, 1829) was a Japanese daimyō of the mid-Edo period, famous for his financial reforms which saved
George Villiers (1759–1827) (2,578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Hon. George Villiers (23 November 1759 – 21 March 1827) was a British courtier and politician from the Villiers family. The youngest son of the diplomat
List of years in Canada (841 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1749 1750s: 1750 - 1751 - 1752 - 1753 - 1754 - 1755 - 1756 - 1757 - 1758 - 1759 1760s: 1760 - 1761 - 1762 - 1763 - 1764 - 1765 - 1766 - 1767 - 1768 - 1769
Lewis Paul (580 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lewis Paul (died 1759) was the original inventor of roller spinning, the basis of the water frame for spinning cotton in a cotton mill. Lewis Paul was
Fort Point State Park (300 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
trails, picnicking, and fishing. The area was settled by English colonists in 1759 when Governor of Massachusetts Thomas Pownall brought in 400 men under the
Lynford Caryl (159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and twice Vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge, between 1758 and 1759 and 1773 to 1774. He died at Canterbury on 18 June 1781. National Archives
Dominic Serres (392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
studied for long under Charles Brooking, since Brooking was buried on 25 March 1759. Reflecting his early career, many of his paintings have naval themes. Working
HMS Essex (1679) (173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was relaunched on 21 February 1740. Essex was wrecked on the Four Shoal in 1759, eighty years after she was first launched, while chasing the French flagship
1803 in France (475 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(born 1749). April - Louis François Antoine Arbogast, mathematician (born 1759). 29 May - Louis-Antoine Caraccioli, writer, poet, historian and biographer
64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot (3,139 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
battle honour Guadaloupe 1759, though this honour was not actually awarded until 1909. The regiment returned to England in June 1759 severely reduced in numbers
The Spice of Life, London (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Road. The pub was founded as The George & Thirteen Cantons in or before 1759, and later became The Scots Hoose. By 1975 it had been renamed The Spice
Dean of Tuam (532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
–1743 __ Hinton 1743–1756 - Isaac Gervais 1756–1759 - Robert Johnson (afterwards Bishop of Cloyne 1759) 1759–1775 - Daniel le Tablere 1775–1782 - Robert
Husainid dynasty (807 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Muhammad I ar-Rashid (22 September 1756 – 11 February 1759) Ali II ibn Hussein (11 February 1759 – 26 May 1782) Hammuda ibn Ali (26 May 1782 – 15 September
List of Lepidoptera of Belarus (5,708 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Argyresthia goedartella (Linnaeus, 1758) Argyresthia pruniella (Clerck, 1759) Argyresthia pygmaeella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Argyresthia retinella
Genipa americana (589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Genipa americana (/ˈdʒɛnɪpə/) is a species of trees in the family Rubiaceae. It is native to the tropical forests of North and South America, as well as
The Spice of Life, London (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Road. The pub was founded as The George & Thirteen Cantons in or before 1759, and later became The Scots Hoose. By 1975 it had been renamed The Spice
64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot (3,139 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
battle honour Guadaloupe 1759, though this honour was not actually awarded until 1909. The regiment returned to England in June 1759 severely reduced in numbers
Goldenseal (2,743 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), also called orangeroot or yellow puccoon, is a perennial herb in the buttercup family Ranunculaceae, native to southeastern
Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1,529 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pierre-Joseph Redouté (10 July 1759 – 19 June 1840), was a painter and botanist from Belgium, known for his watercolours of roses, lilies and other flowers
Jaques Sterne (136 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity portal Jaques Sterne (b Woodhouse 29 June 1695; d Rise 9 June 1759) was a cleric and politician in the mid 18th century. He was educated at
Kapitan Keling Mosque (425 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the south side of Malabar Street (Chulia Street). Cauder Mohudeen (born c. 1759) was a ship mandoor or foreman from Porto Novo, which the Tamils called Paringgipettai
Husainid dynasty (807 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Muhammad I ar-Rashid (22 September 1756 – 11 February 1759) Ali II ibn Hussein (11 February 1759 – 26 May 1782) Hammuda ibn Ali (26 May 1782 – 15 September
Kapellmeister (2,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kapellmeister for Leopold, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen. George Frideric Handel (1685–1759) served as Kapellmeister from 1710 to 1712 for George, Elector of Hanover
Bellême (298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
department in northwestern France. The musicologist Guillaume André Villoteau (1759–1839) was born in Bellême; as was Aristide Boucicaut (1810-1877), owner of
Cummingsburg (805 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Georgetown, Guyana. It began as 500-acre plantation, La Bourgade about 1759. When Thomas Cumming, a Scotsman, bought the property, he developed a town
William Buller (246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, graduating BA in 1757, MA in 1759; BD and DD in 1781. Buller's first ecclesiastical appointments were as rector
Cedrela odorata (603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cedrela odorata is a commercially important species of tree in the chinaberry family, Meliaceae, commonly known as Spanish cedar or Cuban cedar or cedro
William Butler (1759–1821) (340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
William Butler (December 17, 1759 – November 15, 1821) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. Born in Prince William County in the Colony
Spy (magazine) (796 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Partners L.P. (February 1988): 20. ISSN 0890-1759. "Spy". Spy : The New York Monthly. July–August 1992. ISSN 0890-1759. Retrieved 8 December 2015. "Spy". Spy :
Mubarak Ali Khan (421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sayyid Mubarak Ali Khan (Bengali: মুবারক আলী খান; 1759 – 6 September 1793), better known as Mubarak ud-Daulah (spelled also as: Mubarak ud-Daula), was
Michel du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (533 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christophe Roch Gilbert Motier, marquis de La Fayette (13 August 1731 – 9 July 1759) was a colonel in the French Grenadiers. Michel Louis Christophe Roch Gilbert
Callistege mi (931 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
moth of the family Erebidae. It was classified by Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759, and is also known under the name of Euclidia mi. In Finnish it is known
Severn River (northern Ontario) (240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
captured by Pierre le Moyne, sieur d'Iberville in 1690. The post, rebuilt in 1759, has been in continuous operation to this day making this community one of
Calcot Park (457 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
resulting damage to the house forced Blagrave to build the present house in 1759. The house is a Grade II* listed building. In fact, Child did not sell the
Safranbolulu Izzet Mehmet Pasha (255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
admiral) Hacı Benli Mustafa Pasha [tr]. Izzet Mehmed Pasha came to Istanbul in 1759/60 to work with him. In 1778, he married Halil Hamid Pasha's daughter, becoming
Lê Ý Tông (81 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lê Ý Tông (黎懿宗 29 March 1719 – 10 August 1759) was the third-last emperor of Vietnamese Lê Dynasty, reigning only nominally under the power of Trịnh Giang
Charles Alexandre de Calonne (1,439 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Calonne (20 January 1734 – 30 October 1802), titled Count of Hannonville in 1759, was a French statesman, best known for his involvement in the French Revolution
Dean Mahomed (2,305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sheikh Din Muhammad (Bengali: শেখ দীন মোহাম্মদ; 1759–1851) was an Indian traveller, surgeon, entrepreneur, and one of the most notable early non-European
Coccoloba uvifera (694 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Coccoloba uvifera is a species of flowering plant in the buckwheat family, Polygonaceae, that is native to coastal beaches throughout tropical America
Peter Forsskål (1,303 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Facsimile of the swedish version from 1759 at Swedish Wikisource Thoughts on Civil Liberty / Tankar om borgerliga friheten (1759). Stockholm: Bokförlaget Atlantis
List of early English cricketers to 1771 (1,052 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
matches in 1759. No other mentions. Burchwood Kent Noted bowler. Played in three matches in 1759. Cheeseman Sussex Played in three matches in 1759. No other
Joseph Pott (430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joseph Holden Pott (1759–1847) was an English churchman, archdeacon of London from 1813. He was son of Percivall Pott the surgeon, and was born in his
Távora affair (1,203 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
public execution of the entire Távora family and its closest relatives in 1759. Some historians interpret the incident as an attempt by prime minister Sebastião
Baron Bruntisfield (393 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Britain. His grandson, the third Baronet, fought at the Battle of Minden in 1759, represented Haddington Burghs in the House of Commons and served as King’s
85th Regiment of Foot (Westminster Volunteers) (150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Harrington, GCH 1783: Lt-Col. Lord Henry FitzGerald "The 85th Regiment : History 1759 - 1881". Shropshire Regimental Museum. Retrieved 4 August 2017. "The King's
1712 in France (450 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
child (died 1775) 28 February – Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, general (died 1759) 14 March – Charles-Antoine Jombert, bookseller and publisher (died 1784)
Granville Elliott (1,342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Major-General Granville Elliott, 1st Count Elliott (7 October 1713 – 10 October 1759), was a British military officer who served with distinction in several other
Earl of Montgomery (301 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
George Augustus Herbert, 11th Earl of Pembroke, 8th Earl of Montgomery (1759–1827) Robert Henry Herbert, 12th Earl of Pembroke, 9th Earl of Montgomery
Henry Hawley (2,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lieutenant General Henry Hawley (c. 12 January 1685 – 24 March 1759) was a British army officer who served in the wars of the first half of the 18th century
List of Lepidoptera of Liechtenstein (3,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
robertella (Clerck, 1759) Argyresthia albistria (Haworth, 1828) Argyresthia goedartella (Linnaeus, 1758) Argyresthia pruniella (Clerck, 1759) Argyresthia retinella
Thomas Luny (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Luny (1759–1837), born in Cornwall, probably at St Ewe, was an English artist and painter, mostly of seascapes and other marine-based works. At
List of Lepidoptera of Luxembourg (6,768 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Argyresthia goedartella (Linnaeus, 1758) Argyresthia pruniella (Clerck, 1759) Argyresthia pygmaeella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Argyresthia retinella
Choreutis pariana (481 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was first described by the Swedish entomologist Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759. It is native to Eurasia and was introduced to New England, USA in 1917.
Mary Hays (1,897 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mary Hays (1759–1843) was an autodidact intellectual who published essays, poetry, novels and several works on famous (and infamous) women. She is remembered
August Wilhelm Iffland (570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
August Wilhelm Iffland (19 April 1759 – 22 September 1814) was a German actor and dramatic author. Born in Hanover, his father intended him to be a clergyman
Fort Pitt (Pennsylvania) (1,983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Fort Pitt was a fort built by British forces between 1759 and 1761 during the French and Indian War at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny
Sir Robert Harland, 1st Baronet (507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Succession and commanded HMS Princess Louisa at the Battle of Lagos in August 1759 during the Seven Years' War. He went on to be Commander-in-Chief of the East
Amar Singh Thapa (born 1759) (615 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Amar Singh Thapa (1759 - October 1814), distinguished as Sanukaji Amar Singh Thapa (Nepali: सानुकाजी अमर सिंह थापा Sānukājī Amar Siṃh Thāpā) was a Nepalese
Pierre Joseph Céloron de Blainville (1,187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pierre-Joseph Céloron de Blainville (29 December 1693, Montreal—14 April 1759, Montreal) — also known as Celeron de Bienville (or Céleron, or Céloron,
James Hamilton (Pennsylvania politician) (1,019 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
served as Deputy Governor of the Province from 1748 to 1754 and again from 1759 to 1763. Hamilton was educated in Philadelphia and England before becoming
List of works by François Boucher (566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Workshop of Vulcan (1757), Yale University Art Gallery Pan and Syrinx (1759), National Gallery, Angelica and Medoro (1763), Metropolitan Museum of Art
Northwest Passage (film) (1,511 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Festival, as part of a retrospective dedicated to King Vidor's career. In 1759, Langdon Towne (Robert Young), son of a cordage (rope)- maker and ship rigger
Ignaz Schiffermüller (424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1723–1778) in his Entomologia Carniolica (1763) and August Johann Rösel (1705–1759) in his Insecten-Belustigung (1746–61). To serve as a model, Schiffermüller
St. Francis Raid (3,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lawrence River in what was then the French province of Canada, on October 4, 1759. Rogers and about 140 men entered the village, which was reportedly occupied
Bartholomew Burton (272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
British financier, banker and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1759 to 1768. He was Governor of the Bank of England from 1760 to 1762. Burton
Robert Philson (166 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Philson (c. 1759 – July 25, 1831) was an Irish-American soldier and politician. Philson was born in County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland, and immigrated
HMS Culloden (1747) (367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
wounded ... the Culloden is in a most shattered condition." — Extract of a 1759 letter describing Culloden and other vessels in action off the French port
Sigismunda mourning over the Heart of Guiscardo (1,500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Husband, is an oil painting by British artist William Hogarth. Finished in 1759, it was the principal piece of the eight works he displayed in an exhibition
Daniel Beale (906 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Daniel Beale (1759–1842) was a Scottish merchant and fur trader active in the Far East mercantile centres of Bombay, Canton and Macau as well as at one
Florent-Jean de Vallière (1,043 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean-Florent de Vallière (7 September 1667 – 7 January 1759) was a French artillery officer of the 18th century. He was lieutenant-general of the King's
Skövde (4,518 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
medieval houses that once existed virtually nothing remains, as a fire in 1759 burned down the entire city except for some houses called Helensgården. After
Timeline of pre–United States history (2,526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Duquesne. The first black Baptist church is founded in Lunenburg, Virginia. 1759 – Quebec is taken, British victory assured in French and Indian War. See
Highland Fencible Corps (7,700 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
effect by William Pitt the Elder, (afterwards Earl of Chatham) in the year 1759. During the three preceding years both the fleets and armies of Great Britain
Acompsia cinerella (277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dichomeridinae. The species was first described by Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759. This species can be found in most of Europe, except for Portugal and Iceland
Jeong Seon (1,007 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jeong Seon (Korean: 정선) (1676–1759) was a Korean landscape painter, also known by his pen name Kyomjae ("humble study"). His works include ink and oriental
Islam during the Qing dynasty (4,985 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1998). Beyond the Pass: Economy, Ethnicity, and Empire in Qing Central Asia, 1759-1864 (illustrated ed.). Stanford University Press. p. 298. ISBN 978-0804729338
Gallivat (683 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1754, A listing of Sidhi vessels seized by the EIC and held at Surat in 1759 gives the names of seven gallivats. The largest, Manzul, had a length of
Dumfries House (2,191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
house for the estate. Dumfries House was designed and built between 1754 and 1759, by Scottish architects John and Robert Adam, although the style of the house
Carl Frederik von Breda (1,248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Frederik von Breda (16 August 1759 – 1 December 1818) was a Swedish painter who studied in and spent much of his career in Britain before becoming
Arthur Guinness (1,619 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the money and in 1755 had a brewery at Leixlip, just 17 km from Dublin. In 1759, Guinness went to the city and set up his own business. He took a 9,000-year
Kirilo II, Serbian Patriarch (269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
II, Greek: Κύριλλος Β΄) was Archbishop of Peć and Serbian Patriarch from 1759 to 1763. He was an ethnic Greek. In 1758, internal crisis and struggles in
Prince Karl Anton August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (10 August 1727, in Marburg – 12 September 1759, in Stettin) was the son of Peter August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
Thomas Andrew Knight (1,257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Andrew Knight (1759–1838), FRS, of Elton Hall in the parish of Elton in Herefordshire (4 miles south-west of Ludlow) and later of Downton Castle
Conquest of New France (1758–1760) (4,426 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sometimes carried out solely by untrained civilian volunteers. By August 1759, both sides (especially the British) were weakened from a year of intermittent
HMS Valiant (1759) (189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
modelled on the captured French ship Invincible and launched on 10 August 1759 at Chatham Dockyard. Her construction, launch and fitting-out are the theme
List of Lepidoptera of Norway (9,283 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nematopogon pilella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Nematopogon robertella (Clerck, 1759) Nematopogon schwarziellus Zeller, 1839 Nematopogon swammerdamella (Linnaeus
Battle of La Belle-Famille (956 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of La Belle-Famille occurred on July 24, 1759, during the French and Indian War along the Niagara River portage trail. François-Marie Le Marchand
Amaranthus cruentus (597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amaranthus cruentus is a flowering plant species that yields the nutritious staple amaranth grain. It is one of three Amaranthus species cultivated as
Petersfield, Jamaica (296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The records of Carawina being operated as a plantation go as far back as 1759. At that time the first recorded owner of Carawina was Joseph Williams. In
Elizabeth Farren (1,086 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Elizabeth Farren (c. 1759 – 23 April 1829) was an Irish actress of the late 18th century. Born in Cork in 1759 her father, George Farren was a surgeon
Annus mirabilis (939 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an outbreak of plague. A series of victories by the British military in 1759 in North America, Europe, India, and in various naval engagements, is occasionally
Dzungar–Qing Wars (2,960 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Qos-Qulaq, 1759 The Chinese army defeats the Khoja brothers (Burhān al-Dīn and Khwāja-i Jahān) in Yesil-Kol-Nor (present-day Yashil Kul, Tajikistan), 1759. The
Halifax County, North Carolina (1,650 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
According to Preservation North Carolina, “Halifax County, designated in 1759, is one of the oldest counties in North Carolina with a rich history dating
Handel & Hendrix in London (2,497 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occupant of 25 Brook Street, which he rented from 1723 until his death there in 1759. Almost all his works after 1723, amongst them many of his best-known operas
Burns Cottage (332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Burness in 1757. Burns, Scotland's national poet, was born there on 25 January 1759. It is a simple two-roomed clay and thatch cottage and has been fully restored
Mozdok (1,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mozdok (Russian: Моздо́к; Ossetian: Мæздæг; Kabardian: Мэздэгу) is a town and the administrative center of Mozdoksky District of North Ossetia – Alania
Synanthedon tipuliformis (99 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
 tipuliformis Binomial name Synanthedon tipuliformis (Clerck, 1759) Synonyms Sphinx tipuliformis Clerck, 1759 Sphinx salmachus Linnaeus, 1758 Sphinx tipula Retzius
HMS Milford (1759) (925 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Royal Navy. She was built at Milford by Richard Chitty and launched in 1759. She was sold for breaking at Woolwich on 17 May 1785. In sailing qualities
List of Lepidoptera of Latvia (10,288 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nematopogon pilella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Nematopogon robertella (Clerck, 1759) Nematopogon schwarziellus Zeller, 1839 Nematopogon swammerdamella (Linnaeus
William Collins (poet) (2,352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
William Collins (25 December 1721 – 12 June 1759) was an English poet. Second in influence only to Thomas Gray, he was an important poet of the middle
Aaron Lyle (167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aaron Lyle (November 17, 1759 – September 24, 1825) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Aaron Lyle was born in Mount Bethel
John Gordon (militia captain) (1,218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
John Gordon, (July 15, 1759 – June 6, 1819) was an American pioneer, Indian trader, planter, and militia captain in several Indian wars. Part of the post-Revolutionary
John Jamieson (835 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rev John Jamieson FRSE FSA Scot FRSL DD (5 March 1759 – 12 July 1838) was a Scottish minister of religion, lexicographer, philologist and antiquary. His
List of Lepidoptera of Lithuania (9,414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nematopogon pilella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Nematopogon robertella (Clerck, 1759) Nematopogon schwarziellus Zeller, 1839 Nematopogon swammerdamella (Linnaeus
John Anderson (carpenter) (366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
John Anderson (1748 in Ayrshire – May 4, 1832 in Invergarry) was a Scottish carpenter by trade. He was a close friend of Robert Burns and is reputed to
Muyesinbo (894 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compendium of martial arts") is a Korean martial arts manual published in 1759. The book is a revision of the older Muyejebo, made during the reign of King
Joaquín Blake (762 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joaquín Blake y Joyes (Vélez-Málaga, 19 August 1759 – 27 April 1827, Valladolid) was a Spanish military officer who served with distinction in the French
D. E. R. Watt (360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
years on editing and translating a nine volume edition, the first since 1759, of Abbot Walter Bower's Scotichronicon, a key resource for Scotland in the
Storfrøyningen (78 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
13°10′33″E / 64.9908°N 13.1759°E / 64.9908; 13.1759Coordinates: 64°59′27″N 13°10′33″E / 64.9908°N 13.1759°E / 64.9908; 13.1759 Basin countries Norway
Alban Butler (929 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thirty years' study, was first published in four volumes in London, 1756–1759. It is a popular and compendious reproduction of the Acta Sanctorum, exhibiting
Capital punishment in Canada (3,811 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Capital punishment in Canada dates back to Canada's earliest history, including its period as a French colony and, after 1763, its time as a British colony
Nicolaus I Bernoulli (240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bernoulli (also spelled Nicolas or Nikolas; 20 October 1687, Basel – 29 November 1759, Basel) was a Swiss mathematician and was one of the many prominent mathematicians
Vien (Rabbinical dynasty) (448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of Brooklyn, New York. He was a descendant of Rav Menachem Mendel Stern (1759–1834) of Sighet, author of Derech Emunah. Rabbi Yoseph Yisroel Zegelbaum
The Lady's Last Stake (599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
entitled Piquet: or Virtue in Danger, is a painting by William Hogarth, c.1759. The work is a conversation piece, capturing the moment when the woman has
Samuel Hutchinson (117 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Archdeacon of Connor he was nominated Bishop of Killala and Achonry on 27 March 1759 and consecrated on 22 April that year. He died on 27 October 1780. The Peerage
Tayloe House (Williamsburg, Virginia) (176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
built from 1752 to 1759 and was restored in 1950–1951 by Colonial Williamsburg. The house was purchased by John Tayloe II in 1759 from Dr. James Carter
Handsome Nell (1,467 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Handsome Nell was the first song written by Robert Burns, often treated as a poem, that was first published in the last volume of James Johnson's Scots
Miguel Lino de Ezpeleta (593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1771. Consequently, he assumed the position as the governor-general from 1759 to 1761 during Spanish intervention to the Seven Years' War and prelude to
Sir Gerard Noel, 2nd Baronet (686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Gerard Noel Noel, 2nd Baronet (17 July 1759 – 25 February 1838), of Welham Grove in Leicestershire and Exton Park in Rutland, known as Gerard Edwardes
Adam Smith (11,594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Capitalism''. Smith wrote two classic works, The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776)
List of fellows of the Royal Society elected in 1720 (135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hoffmann (1660–1742) Abel Ketelbey (c. 1676–1744) Richard Manningham (1690–1759) William Mathew (d. 1752) William North, 6th Baron North and 2nd Lord Grey
Petitcodiac River Campaign (1,432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
River, a region that Preble and Pownall were prepared to sweep in early 1759. A part of the regulars under Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew Rollo arrested and
Khana Qubadi (475 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Khana Qubadi or (Xana Qubadî in Kurdish) (1700–1759) was a Kurdish Jaff poet, and one of the main Gurani poets. He wrote his poems in the Hawrami (Gorani)
Lauritz de Thurah (1,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lauridsen de Thurah, known as Lauritz de Thurah (4 March 1706 – 5 September 1759), was a Danish architect and architectural writer. He became the most important
Khendjer (973 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
absolute dates have been proposed for his reign, depending on the scholar: 1764—1759 BC as proposed by Ryholt and Baker, 1756—1751 BC as reported by Redford,
William Owen Pughe (289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Owen Pughe (7 August 1759 – 4 June 1835) was a Welsh antiquarian and grammarian best known for his Welsh and English Dictionary, published in 1803
List of conflicts in Canada (1,476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of New York and New France. 1759 St. John River Campaign 1759 Battle of Beauport 1759 Battle of the Plains of Abraham 1759 St. Francis Raid 1760 Battle
William Elliston (197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1786 to 1787. Elliston was ordained a priest of the Church of England in 1759 and was Rector of Keyston from 1764 until his death. "The colleges and halls:
78th Fraser Highlanders (392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louisbourg later that month, the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in September 1759 and the Montreal Campaign in August 1760. It was disbanded in Quebec in December
HMS Captain (1743) (230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
founder of Penang, served for a few months as an apprentice on Captain around 1759. In 1760, Captain was reduced to a 64-gun ship. Then in 1777 she was converted
Fort Le Boeuf (1,008 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jumonville Glen. Some four years later, on 25 July 1759, the French surrendered Fort Niagara. During August 1759, the commander of Fort Presque Isle sent an
61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot (1,597 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
In late 1758 the 61st Foot embarked for the West Indies. On 16 January 1759 they took part in the attempted Invasion of Martinique, but were forced to
William Aiton (309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assistant to Philip Miller, then superintendent of the Chelsea Physic Garden. In 1759 he was appointed director of the newly established botanical garden at Kew
Rutland Militia (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kingdom from 1759 to 1860, when it was amalgamated into the Northampton and Rutland Militia. The regiment was formed at Oakham in 1759, and consisted
Christian's Church, Copenhagen (1,062 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with supervising the construction of the church, which was completed in 1759. Anthon also designed the spire, an addition from 1769. The church was originally
Francesco Saverio Salfi (985 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Francesco Saverio Salfi or Franco Salfi (24 January 1759 in Cosenza – 1832 in Paris) was an Italian writer, politician and librettist. An ordained priest
80th Regiment of Light-Armed Foot (533 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Battle of Carillon in July 1758 and the Battle of Ticonderoga in July 1759 during the French and Indian War. A detachment from the regiment went on
List of shipwrecks in the 1750s (270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
List of shipwrecks: 3 July 1759 Ship Country Description Tyrrel British America The brig was wrecked at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, with the loss of
John Frederick Miller (114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Frederick Miller (1759–1796) was an English illustrator, mainly of botanical subjects. Miller was the son of the artist Johann Sebastian Müller (1715
Rayagada railway station (173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
19°10′33″N 83°24′38″E / 19.1759°N 83.4106°E / 19.1759; 83.4106Coordinates: 19°10′33″N 83°24′38″E / 19.1759°N 83.4106°E / 19.1759; 83.4106 Elevation 207 m
John Jones (Dean of Bangor) (92 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
John Jones, D.D. was Dean of Bangor from 1727 until 1750. Jones was born in Anglesey and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. He was held the living
Fort Duquesne (1,583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
North American front. The latter replaced it, building Fort Pitt between 1759 and 1761. The site of both forts is now occupied by Point State Park, where
Théâtre de la Gaîté (boulevard du Temple) (3,559 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Théâtre de la Gaîté, a former Parisian theatre company, was founded in 1759 on the boulevard du Temple by the celebrated Parisian fair-grounds showman
List of Lepidoptera of Belgium (10,240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nematopogon pilella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Nematopogon robertella (Clerck, 1759) Nematopogon schwarziellus Zeller, 1839 Nematopogon swammerdamella (Linnaeus
Viceroy of Shaan-Gan (764 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Viceroy of Sichuan and Viceroy of Shaan-Gan, but reversed the changes again in 1759 and established a separate Viceroy of Gansu, with its headquarters in Suzhou
José de Bustamante y Guerra (1,081 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
José de Bustamante y Guerra (1 April 1759 in Corvera de Toranzo, Cantabria´, Spain – 10 March 1825 in Madrid, Spain), sometimes referred to simply as Bustamante
List of Lepidoptera of Denmark (10,599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nematopogon pilella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Nematopogon robertella (Clerck, 1759) Nematopogon schwarziellus Zeller, 1839 Nematopogon swammerdamella (Linnaeus
1759 in music (461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
… 1749 1750 1751 1752 1753 1754 1755 1756 1757 1758 1759 1760 1761 1762 1763 1764 1765 1766 1767 1768 1769 … Art Archaeology Architecture Literature Music
Hammuda ibn Ali (75 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hammuda ibn Ali (9 December 1759 – 15 September 1814) (Arabic: أبو محمد حمودة باش‎) was the fifth leader of the Husainid dynasty and the ruler of Tunisia
Epinotia nisella (318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Europe and North America. It was first described be Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759. The wingspan is about 12–17 mm. Adults are on wing in July and August and
Stephen Ormsby (331 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stephen Ormsby (1759 – March 4, 1844) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. He was born in County Sligo, Ireland, immigrated to the United States when
Kalvi (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
restaurant operate in the building. Russian military commander Ivan Essen (1759–1813) was born in Kalvi Manor. Soviet Estonian political leader Johannes
James Johnstone (explorer) (853 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
James Johnstone (c. 1759 – 1823) was a British naval officer and explorer. He is noted for having served as sailing master of the armed tender HMS Chatham
Fort Venango (202 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pennsylvania, replaced Fort Machault, a French fort burned by the French in 1759 near the end of the French and Indian War. About June 16, 1763, during Pontiac's
List of moths of Estonia (9,386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nematopogon pilella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Nematopogon robertella (Clerck, 1759) Nematopogon schwarziellus Zeller, 1839 Nematopogon swammerdamella (Linnaeus
Order of Military Merit (France) (483 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
militaire) was an order of the French Ancien Régime created on 10 March 1759 by King Louis XV. It was created to reward the non-Catholic officers of the
Maximilian von Montgelas (1,698 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paula Hieronymus de Garnerin de la Thuille Graf von Montgelas; 12 September 1759 Munich – 14 June 1838 Munich) was a Bavarian statesman, a member of a noble
Bonguk geom (218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and a style of swordsmanship. The term was introduced in the Muyesinbo of 1759, and the system was supposedly a creation of Crown Prince Sado. It contrasts
List of Lepidoptera of the Netherlands (10,163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nematopogon pilella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Nematopogon robertella (Clerck, 1759) Nematopogon schwarziellus Zeller, 1839 Nematopogon swammerdamella (Linnaeus
Fort Venango (202 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pennsylvania, replaced Fort Machault, a French fort burned by the French in 1759 near the end of the French and Indian War. About June 16, 1763, during Pontiac's
Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal (3,615 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of 1759, which resulted in the execution of leading members of the aristocratic party and allowed Pombal to suppress the Society of Jesus. In 1759, Joseph
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia (479 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
king who was also the duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, it was established in 1759, when the Nova Scotia peninsula was divided into five counties. The county
Phytometra viridaria (265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
family Erebidae. The species was first described by Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759. It is found in central and southern Europe, Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria
Largvisi Monastery (542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
14th century. The extant church, a domed cross-in-square design, dates to 1759. It was a familial abbey of the Kvenipneveli dynasty, Dukes of Ksani and
Chrysoclista linneella (221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
linneella (Clerck, 1759)". Fauna Europaea. Retrieved 21 April 2020. Kimber, Ian. "39.005 BF903 Chrysoclista linneella (Clerck, 1759)". UKmoths. Retrieved
48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot (1,061 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Louisburg in June 1758 and the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in September 1759. It sailed for the West Indies in 1761 and took part in the invasion of Martinique
40th (the 2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot (3,433 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Philipps 1750–1752: Lt-Gen. Hon. Edward Cornwallis 1752–1759: Maj-Gen. Peregrine Thomas Hopson 1759–1760: Maj-Gen. Hon. John Barrington 1760–1770: Lt-Gen
1759 in music (461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
… 1749 1750 1751 1752 1753 1754 1755 1756 1757 1758 1759 1760 1761 1762 1763 1764 1765 1766 1767 1768 1769 … Art Archaeology Architecture Literature Music
Çavdarhisar Dam (60 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
directory, State Hydraulic Works (Turkey), Retrieved December 16, 2009 Coordinates: 39°10′33″N 29°35′00″E / 39.1759°N 29.5833°E / 39.1759; 29.5833
Anacampsis populella (378 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
been accidentally introduced to North America. It was first described in 1759 by Carl Alexander Clerck, a Swedish entomologist. The type specimen is from
Pterostoma palpina (268 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Notodontidae. The species was first described by Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759. The moth can be found in Europe and Central Asia (Palearctic realm). Pterostoma
Ewald Christian von Kleist (1,102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ewald Christian von Kleist (7 March 1715 – 24 August 1759) was a German poet and cavalry officer. His vast family was well-established in Farther Pomerania;
Mocho-Choshuenco (840 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the stratovolcano. Mocho has its earliest certainly recorded eruption in 1759, older eruptions reported are uncertain due to the usage of different names
121st Regiment of Foot (1762) (48 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
85th (1779-1783) 85th (Bucks Volunteers) (The King's Light Infantry) 86th (1759-1763) 86th (1779-1783) 86th (Royal County Down) 87th (Keith's Highlanders)
GKN Driveline (758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
transmissions. The origin of GKN (Guest, Keen & Nettlefolds) goes back to 1759 and the founding of the Dowlais Ironworks by the industrialists Thomas Lewis
Elisabeth Farnese (2,585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
foreign policy and was the de facto ruler of Spain from 1714 until 1746. From 1759 until 1760, she governed as regent. Elisabeth was born at the Palazzo della
Furcula furcula (408 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was first described by the Swedish entomologist Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759 from a specimen found in Sweden. The moth can be found in Europe (including
William Warburton (1,488 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
English writer, literary critic and churchman, Bishop of Gloucester from 1759 until his death. He edited editions of the works of his friend Alexander
HMS Centaur (1759) (389 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
forecastle. The Royal Navy captured Centaure at the Battle of Lagos on 18 August 1759, and commissioned her as the third-rate HMS Centaur. She had a skirmish with
Listed buildings in Hørsholm Municipality (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hørsholm 1766 Four-winged farmhouse of which the residential wing dates from 1759 and was altered in 1834 and the cobbled courtyard. Landsbyen 6, 2970 Hørsholm
Coming-of-age story (1,462 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, by Laurence Sterne (1759) Candide, by Voltaire (1759) Northanger Abbey, by Jane Austen (1817) A Portrait of the
Le diable à quatre (opera) (428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Wives Metamorphos’d. It was first performed at Laxenburg on May 28, 1759. The work was a popular success. Joseph Haydn used a melody from it, "Je
1759 in science (330 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The year 1759 in science and technology involved several significant events. Halley's comet returns; a team of three mathematicians, Alexis Clairaut, Jérome
List of Lepidoptera of Andorra (3,758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Argynnis pandora (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) Boloria eunomia (Esper, 1759) Boloria napaea (Hoffmannsegg, 1804) Boloria pales (Denis & Schiffermuller
List of Lepidoptera of Serbia and Montenegro (7,756 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nematopogon adansoniella (Villers, 1789) Nematopogon robertella (Clerck, 1759) Nematopogon swammerdamella (Linnaeus, 1758) Nemophora congruella (Zeller
Sakabe Kōhan (554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sakabe Kōhan (坂部 廣胖, 1759 – September 16, 1824) was a Japanese mathematician in the Edo period. Sakabe served for a time in the Fire Department of the
Oxfordshire Militia (313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
United Kingdom from 1759 to 1881, when it was amalgamated into The Oxfordshire Light Infantry. The regiment was organised in 1759. It was embodied in
Robert Burns Humanitarian Award (298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hands-on charitable or volunteer work, or other acts. The winner receives a 1759 guinea, which signifies the year of the bard's birth and the coinage then
Sir John Lowther, 1st Baronet, of Swillington (195 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir John Lowther, 1st Baronet (1 April 1759 – 19 March 1844) of Swillington, Yorkshire was an English landowner and Member of Parliament. He was the second
List of moths of Finland (10,254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nematopogon pilella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Nematopogon robertella (Clerck, 1759) Nematopogon schwarziellus Zeller, 1839 Nematopogon swammerdamella (Linnaeus
Sampson Eardley, 1st Baron Eardley (586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
FRS (10 October 1744 – 25 December 1824), known as Sir Sampson Gideon from 1759 until 1789,[citation needed] was the son of another Sampson Gideon (1699–1762)
John Nicholl (judge) (797 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Sir John Nicholl (16 March 1759 – 26 August 1838) was a Welsh Member of Parliament and judge. As a judge he was noted "for inflexible impartiality and
François Devienne (495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
François Devienne (French: [dəvjɛn]; 31 January 1759 – 5 September 1803) was a French composer and professor for flute at the Paris Conservatory.[1] Devienne
Tarpaulin Cove Light (494 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the coastline curves from a generally westward direction to the south. In 1759, Zaccheus Lumbert, a local tavern owner, established a light on the western
Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (4,786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
he captured Fort Ticonderoga in July 1759, while another army under William Johnson took Niagara also in July 1759 and James Wolfe besieged and eventually
Francisco de Eliza (1,721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Francisco de Eliza y Reventa (1759 – February 19, 1825) was a Spanish naval officer, navigator, and explorer. He is remembered mainly for his work in the
James Innes (British Army officer, died 1759) (1,553 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
James Innes (c.1700 – September 5, 1759) was an American military commander and political figure in the Province of North Carolina who led troops both
Montagu House, Bloomsbury (521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
destroyed by fire in 1686. The rebuilt house was sold to the British Museum in 1759, and demolished in the 1840s to make way for the present larger building
Invasion of Martinique (1759) (1,270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
A British invasion of Martinique took place in January 1759 when a large amphibious force under Peregrine Hopson landed on the French-held island of Martinique
Xanthorhoe ferrugata (282 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the family Geometridae. It was first described by Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759 and has a Holarctic distribution. It is found in Europe and east to the Russian
Discalced Carmelites (1,421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Rome (1732–1759) Camerlengo of the Sacred College of Cardinals (1743–1759) Cardinal Vice-Dean of Sacred College of Cardinals (1756–1759) Cardinal-Bishop
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rouen (4,211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tressan (1724–1733) Nicolas II de Saulx-Tavannes (1734–1759) Dominique de La Rochefoucauld (1759–1800) Jean-François Leverdier (Constitutional Bishop-elect
Siege of Madras (1,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Madras, which was then under English rule, between December 1758 and February 1759 by French forces under the command of Lally during the Seven Years' War.
Baron Kensington (745 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Edward Rich, 5th Baron Kensington, 5th Earl Holland and 8th Earl Warwick, in 1759 (see Earl of Warwick for a more detailed description of the descent of the
Sholto Douglas, 15th Earl of Morton (280 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
light dragoons, the 17th Regiment of Light Dragoons, raised in Scotland in 1759 and disbanded in 1763. In February 1754 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal