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  • Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer
  • Marie -Joseph Motier, Marquis de La Fayette, French general and politician
  • George Washington, President of the United States
  • Louis XV. , King of France
  • Maria Theresa, Archduchess in Austria and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia
  • Joseph II, Archduke of Austria, Emperor of the Holy Roman
  • Charles III. , King of Spain
  • Frederick II, King of Prussia
  • Friedrich Wilhelm II, King of Prussia
  • Pius VI. , Pope
  • Catherine II, Empress of Russia
  • George III. , King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
  • William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Go Momozono, Emperor of Japan
  • Qianlong. Emperor of China

Film, literature and entertainment reference

The entertainment media devoted to the American Revolutionary War frequently. More recently, particularly the movie fell to The Patriot (2000) with Mel Gibson, whose story begins in 1776. A great classic of the theme is also the film Revolution with Al Pacino and Donald Sutherland (1985). Sporadic but rethinking how it also extends to the Sturm und Drang, a major literary epoch in Germany, which had its heyday in the 1770s. In this fertile decade of the young Goethe begins to create, and creates out of numerous poems, among others, the novel, the Sorrows of Young Werther, the drama Götz von Berlichingen, as well as the original version of Faust. Mozart gained on his journey through northern Italy Europe-wide fame, and Diderot and d' Alembert complete their encyclopedia.