Birthdays in History in 1706

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  • Jan 7 Johann Heinrich Zedler, German publisher (d. 1751)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 17 Benjamin Franklin, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1790)

United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin
United States Founding Father
Benjamin Franklin
  • Jan 28 John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor)
  • Feb 12 Josef Christian, German sculptor
  • Mar 4 Lauritz de Thurah, Danish architect and architectural writer (d. 1759)
  • Mar 6 George Pocock, British admiral (d. 1792)
  • May 17 Andreas Felix von Oefele, German historian and librarian (d. 1780)
  • May 20 Seth Pomeroy, American gunsmith and soldier (d. 1777)
  • Jun 10 John Dollond, owner of 1st patent for achromatic lens
  • Jul 21 Pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups)
  • Sep 21 Polyxena Christina of Hesse-Rotenburg, queen of Sardinia (d. 1735)
  • Oct 6 Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749- )
  • Nov 8 Johann Ulrich von Cramer, German judge and philosopher (d. 1772)
  • Dec 17 Gabrielle Chôtelet [La belle Emilie], French writer (Voltaire)