What Happened in 1700

Important Events

  • Feb 12 The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe between Denmark–Norway, Saxony and Russia and the Swedish Empire.
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Famous People Born in 1700

  • Jan 29 Daniel Bernoulli, mathematician (10 time French award), born in Basel, Switzerland
  • Feb 7 Philippe Buache, French geographer/cartographer (Contourlijnen)
  • Feb 23 Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, Dutch theologist (Profound Christianity)
  • Mar 13 James Kent, English composer, born in Winchester (d. 1776)
  • Mar 13 Michel Blavet, French composer, born in Besançon (d. 1768)
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World Leaders in 1700