On This Day

Famous People Born in 1675

  • Jan 16 Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (Mémoires), born in Paris (d. 1755)
  • Feb 17 Johann Melchior Conradi, composer
  • Feb 21 Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750)
  • Feb 26 Johann Philipp Treiber, composer
  • Feb 28 Guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (d. 1726)
  • Mar 17 Petrus Laurentius Wockenfuss, composer
  • Mar 31 Benedict XIV, [Prospero L Lambertini], Italian Pope (1740-58)
  • May 29 Humphry Ditton, English mathematician, born in Salisbury, England (d. 1715)
  • Jun 1 Francesco Scipione, marchese di Maffei, Italian archaeologist (d. 1755)
  • Jul 5 Mary Walcott, American accuser at the Salem witch trials, born in Salem, Massacusetts (d. 1720)
  • Jul 12 Evaristo Felice dall'Abaco, Italian cellist and composer, born in Verona, Italy (d. 1742)
  • Jul 14 Claude Alexandre de Bonneval, French soldier (d. 1747)
  • Aug 14 Johann Georg Christian Störl, composer, born in Kirchberg an der Jagst, Germany (d. 1719)
  • Sep 2 William Somervile, English poet (d. 1742)
  • Sep 3 Paul Dudley, Attorney-General of Massachusetts, born in Roxbury, Massachusetts (d. 1751)
  • Oct 11 Samuel Clarke, English philosopher and theologian, born in Norwich, England (d. 1729)
  • Oct 21 Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (d. 1710)
  • Oct 24 Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician, born in Parchim, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany (d. 1749)