What Happened in 1697

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Significant Events

  • Sep 11 Battle of Zenta: forces of Prince Eugen of Savoye defeat the Turks, ending Ottoman control of large parts of Central Europe
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Did You Know?

St Paul's Cathedral, designed by Sir Christopher Wren is consecrated for use (previous building destroyed in the Great Fire of London)

On December 2, 1697


World Leaders in 1697

Famous People Born in 1697

  • Jan 1 Johann Pfeiffer, composer
  • Jan 16 Richard Savage, English poet
  • Jan 30 Johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer
  • Feb 17 Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer
  • Feb 24 Bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist
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Famous Deaths

  • Jan 1 Filippo Baldinucci, Florentine biographer/historian (b. 1624)
  • Jan 6 Carlo Mannelli, Italian composer, dies at 56
  • Jan 26 Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)
  • Jan 28 John Fenwick, English conspirator
  • Feb 3 Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island
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