On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1642

  • Aug 1 Ahmed II, 21st Sultan of Turkey (1691-95), born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire (d. 1695) [or born Feb 25, 1643]
  • Aug 14 Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, monarch of Florence (1670-1723), born in Pitti Palace, Florence, Tuscany (d. 1723)
  • Aug 21 Johann Friedrich Treiber, German historian and composer, born in Osthausen, Arnstadt, Germany (d. 1719)