Famous People Born in 1672

  • Jan 4 Hugh Boulter, Irish Archbishop of Armagh (d. 1742)
  • Jan 16 Francesco Mancini, composer
  • Jan 18 Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731)
  • Feb 13 Étienne François Geoffroy, French chemist (d. 1731)
  • Feb 26 Antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757)
  • Mar 12 Richard Steele, Irish writer and politician (d. 1729)
  • Apr 6 Andre Cardinal Destouches, composer
  • Apr 21 Johann Philipp Kafer, composer
  • May 1 Joseph Addison, England, essayist (Spectator)

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Jun 9 Peter the Great [Pyotr Alexeyevich Romanov],Tsar of Russia (1682-1725), born in Moscow (d. 1725)

Russian Tsar Peter the Great
Russian Tsar
Peter the Great
  • Jun 11 Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer
  • Aug 2 Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733)
  • Sep 8 Nicolas de Grigny, composer
  • Oct 11 Pylyp Orlyk, Ukrainian Zaporozhian Cossack starshina, diplomat (d. 1742)