On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1690

  • Jan 22 Nicolas Lancret, French painter (d. 1743)
  • Feb 3 Richard Rawlinson, English minister (d. 1755)
  • Feb 28 Aleksei P Romanov, Russian son of Tsar Peter the Great
  • Mar 18 Christian Goldbach, German mathematician (Goldbach position)
  • Apr 22 John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville (C) and English chief minister (1722-42), born in Westminster, Middlesex, England (d. 1763)
  • Sep 12 Peter Dens, Flemish Catholic theologian, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1775)
  • Oct 29 Martin Folkes, English antiquarian and mathematician, born in Westminster, London (d. 1754)
  • Nov 17 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist
  • Nov 23 Ernst J earl van Biron, Russian duke of Koerland/regent of Ivan VI
  • Nov 29 Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst, father of Catherine II of Russia (d. 1747)
  • Dec 1 Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, Lord Chancellor of England, born in Dover, Kent (d. 1764)
  • Dec 22 Meidingnu Pamheiba, King of Manipur, born in Manipur (d. 1751)