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Year 1762 (MDCCLXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1762[]

January - June[]

July - December[]

  • July 9 - Catherine II becomes empress of Russia upon the deposition of her husband Peter III. The incipient Russo-Prussian alliance falls apart, but Russia does not rejoin the war.
  • July 21 - Battle of Burkersdorf. In his last major battle, Frederick defeats Marshal Daun in Silesia.

October 5: British East India Company seizes Manila.


Ongoing events[]


1762 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1762

Ab urbe condita 2515
Armenian calendar 1211
Bahá'í calendar -82 – -81
Buddhist calendar 2306
Coptic calendar 1478 – 1479
Ethiopian calendar 1754 – 1755
Hebrew calendar 5522 5523
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1817 – 1818
 - Shaka Samvat 1684 – 1685
 - Kali Yuga 4863 – 4864
Holocene calendar 11762
Iranian calendar 1140 – 1141
Islamic calendar 1175 – 1176
Japanese calendar Hōreki 12

(宝暦 12年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2422
Julian calendar 1807
Korean calendar 4095
Thai solar calendar 2305
See also 1762 births.


People of the year 1762 at Familypedia

129 people were born in 1762

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Martha Arnold (1762-1818)Stephen Arnold (1739-1810)Martha Gardiner (1739-1819)
Michelle Asbridge (1762-1826)
Timothy Baldwin (1762-1823)John Baldwin (1731)Elizabeth Parkhurst (c1730-)
Joshua Ballinger (1762-1814)Samuel Ballinger (1733-1822)Elizabeth Groff (-1786)
Thomas Barrett-Lennard, 1st Bt. (1762-1857)Thomas Barrett-Lennard, 17th Baron Dacre (1717-1786)Elizabeth Fitzthomas (-1805)
Elizabeth D Bateman (1762-1842)
Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst (1762-1834)Henry Bathurst, 2nd Earl Bathurst (1714-1794)Tryphena Scawen (1730-1807)
Joseph Beeler (1762-1845)John Valentine Beeler (1737-1823)Mary Anna Turney (1739-1810)
Chloe Ann Benner (1762-1829)John Benner (1736-1812)Anna Maria Livingston (1739-1829)
Ferenc Bethlen de Bethlen (1762-1812)Gergely Bethlen de Bethlen (1717-1792)Borbála Naláczy de Vádnalácz (c1730-c1800)
Lavinia Bingham (1762-1831)Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan (1735-1799)Margaret Smith (1739-1814)
Cornelis Bos (1762-)Gijsbert Bos (1738-?)Hendrijn van Barneveld (1740-1815)
Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Earl of Bradford (1762-1825)Henry Bridgeman, 1st Baron Bradford (1725-1800)Elizabeth Simpson (1735-1806)
Aaron Brigham (1762-1831)Winslow Brigham (1736-1791)Elizabeth Harrington (1737-1815)
William Browne (1762-1833)
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76 children were born to the 54 women born in 1762

86 people died in 1762

 FatherMotherAge at death
Luisa Almeida (1688-1762)
Alice Anthony (1705-1762)William Anthony (1675-1743)Mary Coggeshall (1675-1727)
Charlotte Sophie von Anhalt-Bernburg (1696-1762)Karl Friedrich von Anhalt-Bernburg (1668-1721)Sofie Albertine zu Solms-Sonnenwalde (1672-1708)
Bethiah Barker (1719-1762)John Barker (1678-1745)Bethiah Ford (1688-1770)
Samuel Barnard (1699-1762)James Barnard (1666-1726)Judith Jenison (1667-)
Jan Beers (c1682-1762)Claas (bef1682-)
William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of Portland (1709-1762)Henry Bentinck, 1st Duke of Portland (1682-1726)Elizabeth Noel (1688-1737)
Eleazer Bigelow (1705-1762)Joshua Bigelow (1655-1745)Elizabeth Flagg (1655-1729)
Marie Elisabeth Bostelmann (1758-1762)Claus Bostelmann (1735-1803)Marie Bremer (1730-bef1759)4
John Boyle, 5th Earl of Cork (1707-1762)Charles Boyle, 4th Earl of Orrery (1674-1731)Elizabeth Cecil (1687-1708)
John Brocklebank (1686-1762)Samuel Brocklebank (1653-1733)Elizabeth Platts (1653-1716)
Benajah Bushnell (1681-1762)Richard Bushnell (1652-1727)Elizabeth Adgate (1651-1713)
Ruth Cadwell (1729-1762)John Cadwell (1702-1746)Dorothy Kilbourne (1706-1746)
John Chandler (1693-1762)John Chandler (1665-1743)Mary Raymond (c1671-1711)
Elizabeth Cholmondeley (1705-1762)George Cholmondeley (1665-1733)Elizabeth van Ruttenburg (1680-1721)
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6050 people lived in 1762

Grietje Jans (-1775)Jan (bef1735-)
Niesje Jans (1699-1764)Jan Bartsz (1666-1728)Lijsebeth Jans (-)
Reijnouwtje Davids (c1723-aft1753)David
Arien Ariensz Abbenes (c1740-1806)Aarjen Hendriksz Abbenes (c1709-1788)Trijntje Gerrits (c1709-1800)
Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)
Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)
John Abbot (1704-1793)John Abbot (1674-1754)Elizabeth Harnden (1756-1693)
John Abbot (1735-1818)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
William Abbot (1748-1793)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
Elizabeth Abbott (1721-1782)John Abbott (-)Elizabeth Birege (-)
Elizabeth Abel (c1754-1817)William Abel (c1715-1770)Martha Unknown (c1715-1778)
David Abell (1722-1781)John Abell (1678-1751)Rebecca Sluman (1682-1738)
Experience Abell (1674-1765)Caleb Abell (1646-1731)Margaret Post (1653-1700)
Robert Abell (1721-1800)Joshua Abell (1695-1732)Rebecca Carpenter (1698-)
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Events of the year 1762 at Familypedia

112 people were married in 1762.

 Joined with
Matthew Adgate (1737-1818)Lucy Waterman (1737-1762)+Eunice Baldwin (1750-1787)+Jane (c1742-1796)
Ethan Allen (1738-1789)Mary Bronson (1732-1783)+Frances Buchanon-Penniman Montresor (1760 - 1834)
John Arbuthnot (c1728-1797)Sally Margaret Cecil (?-1759)+Ursula Fitzgerald (?-1761)+Anne Stone (c1733-1782)+Helen O'Halloran (?-?)+Anne Elizabeth Heard (?-?)
Christine E.A. von Anhalt-Bernburg (1746-1823)August II. von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen (1738-1806)
Matthew Baglin (c1725-1803)Ann Neville (c1725-1803)
Nathan Bunnell Barnum (1739-1795)Lois Wheeler (1740-1780)
Mary Beauclerk (1743-1812)Charles Spencer (1740-1820)
Elizabeth Beaumont (1742-1797)Solomon Barton (1740-1797)
Anna Bemis (1714-1793)Samuel Fiske (1709-1761)+ Hopestill Bent (1708-1772)
Hopestill Bent (1708-1772)Beulah Rice (1716-) + Anna Bemis (1714-1793)
Richard Bettes (c1737-1793)Martha Gibbs (1737-1818)
Anna Bibbins (1737-1835)William Chaffee (1736-1770) + Timothy Robinson (1726-1799)
Lijsbeth Boon (1736-1805)Willem Trompetter (c1735-1810)
Sarah Bradlee (1740-1835)John Fulton (1733-1790)
Sarah Bryant (1717-1776)Zachariah Soule (1722-1759) + John Thomson (1717-1776)+ Reuben Tomson (1716-1793)
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There were 0 military battles in 1762.

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