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Famous People Born in 1667

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 5 Antonio Lotti, Italian Baroque composer, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1740)
  • Jan 26 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
  • Feb 17 Georg Bronner, German composer and organist, born in Hamburg (d. 1720) baptismal date
  • Apr 29 John Arbuthnot, Scottish mathematician and writer (Scriblerus Club), born in Inverbervie, Scotland (d. 1735)
  • May 26 Abraham de Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem), born in Vitry-sur-Seine, France (d. 1754)
  • Jun 18 Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshal (d. 1750)
  • Jul 2 Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal and grandnephew of Pope Alexander VIII, born in Venice (d. 1740)
  • Jul 27 Jean Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1748)
  • Aug 11 Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)
  • Aug 28 Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway, born in Güstrow, Germany (d. 1721)
  • Sep 5 Giovanni Gerolamo Saccheri, Italian mathematician, born in Sanremo, Italy (d. 1733)
  • Sep 24 Jean-Louis Lully, French composer and son of Jean-Baptiste Lully, born in Paris, France (d. 1667)
  • Sep 28 Asano Naganori, Japanese warlord (daimyō), born in Edo, Japan (d. 1701)
  • Oct 28 Maria Anna of Neuburg, second wife of Charles II of Spain (d. 1740)
  • Nov 2 James Louis Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland, born in Paris (d. 1737)
  • Nov 5 Christoph Ludwig Agricola, German painter (d. 1719)

Person of interestJonathan Swift

Nov 30 Jonathan Swift, satirist (Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1745)

Author, Poet and Satirist Jonathan Swift
Author, Poet and Satirist
Jonathan Swift
  • Dec 4 Michel Pignolet de Monteclair, French composer, born in Andelot, Haute-Marne, France (d. 1737)
  • Dec 9 William Whiston, English Anglican priest and mathematician, born in Norton, Leicestershire, England (d. 1752)
  • Dec 15 Ludwig Ernst, German composer, born in Gotha (d. 1739)
  • Dec 18 Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer
  • Dec 25 Ehrengard von der Schulenburg, English royal mistress (d. 1743)