On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1696

  • Aug 2 Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman Empire (1730-54) who fought Austria & Russia, born in Edirne Palace, Edirne, Ottoman Empire (d. 1754)
  • Aug 9 Joseph Wenzel I, Prince of Liechtenstein and general, born in Prague (d. 1772)
  • Aug 12 Maurice Greene, English composer, born in London (d. 1755)
  • Aug 31 Johann Paul Kunzen, composer