Famous People Born in 1679

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 5 Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, Italian composer, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1750)
  • Jan 19 Girolamo Chiti, Italian composer and music theorist, born in Siena (d. 1759)
  • Jan 24 Christian von Wolff, German philosopher
  • Jan 27 Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter
  • Feb 14 Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, German composer, born in Ostramondra, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1735)
  • Feb 24 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer
  • Mar 18 Matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759)
  • May 12 Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer
  • May 14 Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer
  • Jun 1 Johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim)
  • Aug 22 Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal, born in Grenoble, France (d. 1758)
  • Sep 28 Mihael Omerza, Slovenian composer, born in Kamnik, Slovekia (d. 1742)
  • Oct 16 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
  • Oct 18 Ann Putnam, Jr., American accuser in the Salem Witch Trials (d. 1716)
  • Oct 20 Samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer
  • Nov 10 Johann Christian Schieferdecker, German composer, born in Teuchern, Germany (d. 1732)
  • Nov 11 Firmin Abauzit, French huguenot/scientist
  • Nov 13 Thomas Philip Wallrad de Hénin-Liétard d'Alsace, Cardinal- Archbishop of Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1759)
  • Nov 14 Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius
  • Dec 10 Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau and governor of Zeeuws-Flanders, born in The Hague (d. 1753)
  • Dec 24 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian composer, born in Trani, Italy (d. 1744)