Year 1692 in History

Events in History

Historical Figures Born in 1692

  • Feb 14 Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée, French writer (L’École des Mères), born in Paris (d. 1754)
  • Feb 25 Karl Ludwig, Freiherr von Pöllnitz, German adventurer and writer (d. 1775)
  • Feb 29 Edward Cave, English printer (Gentlemen's Magazine)
  • Feb 29 John Byrom, English poet and the inventor of shorthand, born in Manchester, England (d. 1763)
  • Mar 14 Pieter Musschenbroek, Dutch mathematician and physician (Leyden jar)

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Historical Figures Who Died in 1692

  • Jan 19 Jan Commelin, Dutch botanist and director of Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam, dies at 62
  • Mar 25 Gerardus Blasius, Flemish anatomist, dies at about 66
  • Apr 14 Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies
  • May 18 Elias Ashmole, English antiquarian & collector (Ashmolean Museum), dies at 74
  • Jun 10 Bridget Bishop, 1st person to be hanged in the Salem witch trials at 60

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