Events from the year 1726 in Great Britain.
- 5 March - Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, politician (born c. 1655)
- 26 March - John Vanbrugh, architect and dramatist (born 1664)
- 26 April - Jeremy Collier, theatre critic, non-juror bishop and theologian (born 1650)
- 28 April - Thomas Pitt, Governor of Madras (born 1653)
- 10 May - Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, soldier (born 1670)
- 8 July - John Ker, spy (born 1673)
- 23 November - Sophia, Princess of Zelle, queen of George I of Great Britain (born 1666)
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