People of his age

The people named below were born around the same time as William in the years 1757-79. Most of them lived in the lands where he lived or had property: England, France, Ireland and the United States of America. Each name has a link to further information (lord Leicester has two links). The list follows the sequence of deaths.

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire with her Infant Daughter Lady Georgiana Cavendish, 1784 - Joshua Reynolds

Georgiana duchess of Devonshire (died 1806)


Antoine Reicha (died 1836)


Percy Jocelyn (died 1843)


Juliette Récamier (died 1849)


Marie-Thérèse duchesse d’ Angoulême (died 1851)


George Bridgetower (died 1860)


Theresa Villiers (died 1856) as a child with her brother John Parker

William and his sisters were born in the years from 1763 to 1781 which made them close contemporaries of the children of queen Charlotte and king George III: six daughters and nine sons born from 1762 to 1783.

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Page history

  • 2018 June 4: first published online.
  • 2020 April 1: reviewed; no changes.
  • 2020 June 1: rotation of images started.
  • 2023 April 7: images refreshed.

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