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The 18th century started from 1700 and ended in 1799 in the Gregorian calendar. This is in agreement with the Anno Domini/Common Era numbering system. It is during this century that the enlightenment culminated in the French and the American revolutions. Science and philosophy increased in their reputation.
The 18th century saw the well-known substitute of physical labor by new inventions and machinery.
The 18th century was also known as the part of "The Age of Enlightenment". Is an historical period characterized by a change away from traditional religion and made a move towards the thought of science and rational.
Capitalism has started to spread in the 18th century and the availability of the printing material increased.
Below are the famous people in the 18th century along with their biography and famous speeches.
|Benjamin Franklin||Biography||Famous speeches|
|George Washington||Biography||Famous speeches|
|William Wilberforce||Biography||Famous speeches|
|Patrick Henry||Biography||Famous speeches|