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What Happened in 1711

Historical Events in 1711

  • Mar 8 Antoin de Guiscard tries English premier Haley for murder
  • Apr 17 Charles VI becomes Holy Roman Emperor after the death of his brother Joseph I
  • May 1 Archduke Karel of Austria/Hungarian rebellion sign Peace of Szatmar
  • May 15 Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Criticism" is published anonymously
  • Aug 1 Surrounded Tsar Peter the Great flees Azov
  • Aug 23 Admiral Hovenden Walkers fleet reach St Lawrence
  • Sep 22 French troops occupy Rio de Janeiro
  • Oct 12 Charles VI is crowned Holy Roman Emperor in Frankfurt

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Famous People in 1711

World Leaders in 1711

Famous People Who Died in 1711

  • Jan 8 Philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66
  • Jan 16 Joseph Vaz, Oratorian priest and missionary in Ceylon, dies at 59
  • Feb 10 Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Meleager & Atalante), dies at 22
  • Feb 21 Joan van Hoorn, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1707-09), dies at 57
  • Mar 13 Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, French poet and critic, dies at 74

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