On This Day

Famous People Born in 1673

  • Jan 6 1st Duke of Chandos, English aristocrat, eponym of Handel's Chandos Anthems, born in Herefordshire, United Kingdom (d. 1744)
  • Jan 31 Louis de Montfort, French catholic priest and saint (d. 1716)
  • Feb 1 Alessandro Marcello, Italian composer, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1747)
  • Feb 6 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, German composer, born in Immelborn, Germany (d. 1731)
  • Mar 19 Pedro Vaz Rego, Portuguese composer and poet, born in Campo Maior, Portugal (d. 1736)
  • Apr 16 Francesco Feroci, Italian composer, born in San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy (d. 1750)
  • Apr 21 Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-L√ľneburg, Holy Roman Empire Empress, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1742)
  • May 8 Johann Valentin Eckelt, German composer, born in Werningshausen, Germany (d. 1732)
  • May 29 Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, Dutch jurist who helped develop international law along positivist lines, born in Middelburg, Netherlands (d. 1743)
  • Aug 8 John Ker, Scottish spy (d. 1726)
  • Aug 11 Richard Mead, physician, born in London, England
  • Aug 28 Conrad Michael Schneider, German composer, born in Anspach (d. 1752) [or 26 August]
  • Sep 13 Hercule Brehy, Flemish composer and organist, born in Brussels (d. 1737)
  • Oct 26 Dimitrie Cantemir, Romanian historian and Monarch of Moldova (1710-11), born in Dimitrie Cantemir, Vaslui, Romania (d. 1723)
  • Dec 30 Ahmed III, 23rd Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1703-30), born in Dobrich, Ottoman Empire (d. 1736)