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What Happened in 1714

Important Events in 1714

  • Jan 7 Typewriter patented by Englishman Henry Mill (built years later)
  • Aug 7 The Battle of Gangut: the first important victory of the Russian Navy during the Great Northern War against Sweden
  • Sep 7 Treaty of Baden signed by the Holy Roman Empire and France, ending the War of the Spanish Succession; French retain Alsace and Landau, Austria gets east bank of Rhine

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Famous People in 1714

World Leaders in 1714