Birthdays in History in 1685

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  • Jan 7 Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company
  • Jan 7 Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761)
  • Jan 18 Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
  • Feb 8 Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)
  • Feb 10 Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)
  • Mar 12 George Berkeley, Irish philosopher/bishop of Cloyne
  • Mar 17 Jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
  • Mar 18 Ralph Ersine, Scottish minister (d. 1752)
  • Jun 3 Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat
  • Jun 30 Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)
  • Jul 3 Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (d. 1768)
  • Aug 18 Brook Taylor, English mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem, born in Edmonton, Middlesex, England (d. 1731)
  • Oct 1 Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1711-40) (d. 1740)
  • Nov 17 Pierre Gaultier, French-Canadian trader and explorer (d. 1749)
  • Dec 6 Marie-Adélaïde of Savoy, mother of Louis XV of France (d. 1712)
  • Dec 17 Thomas Tickell, English writer (d. 1740)