Decades: 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s - 1770s - 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s
Years: 1767 1768 1769 1770 1771 - 1772 - 1773 1774 1775 1776 1777
February 17 - First partition of Poland, by Russia and Prussia, later including Austria
November 2 - American Revolutionary War: Samuel Adams and Joseph Warren form the first Committee of Correspondence.
March 10 - Friedrich von Schlegel, aesthetician, poet, and publicist (+ 1829)
April 7 - Charles Fourier, French philosopher (+ 1837)
April 19 - David Ricardo, British Ecnonomist (+ 1823)
May 2 - Novalis, German poet (+ 1801)
May 20 - William Congreve, British rocket pioneer.
May 22 - Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu religious and social reformer
June 6 - Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, later wife of Emperor Francis II
August 2 - Louis Antoine de Bourbon-Condé, Duc d'Enghien
August 5 - First Partition of Poland begins.
August 24 - Prince William VI of Orange, later King William I of the Netherlands
September 1 - Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa founded in San Luis Obispo, California.
October 21 - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet, philosopher, (+ 1834)
November 23 - Duke Augustus of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Tuanku Imam Bonjol, Indonesian religious and military leader
February 8 - Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Dowager Princess of Wales.
March 29 - Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish philosopher and mathematician
Heads of states
China - Qianlong Emperor of China, Qing Dynasty (reigned from October 18, 1735 to February 9, 1796)
France - Louis XV King of France (1715-1774)
Holy See - Clement XIV pope (1769-1774)
Prussia - Frederick II King of Prussia (1740-1786)
Spain - Charles III King of Spain (1759-1788)
Sweden - Gustav III King of Sweden (1771-1792)\n
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