On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1673

  • Jan 31 Louis de Montfort, French catholic priest and saint (d. 1716)
  • Apr 21 Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Holy Roman Empire Empress, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1742)
  • May 29 Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, Dutch jurist who helped develop international law along positivist lines, born in Middelburg, Netherlands (d. 1743)
  • Aug 8 John Ker, Scottish spy (d. 1726)
  • Aug 11 Richard Mead, physician, born in London, England
  • Oct 26 Dimitrie Cantemir, Romanian historian and Monarch of Moldova (1710-11), born in Silişteni, Moldavia (d. 1723)
  • Dec 30 Ahmed III, 23rd Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1703-30), born in Dobrich, Ottoman Empire (d. 1736)