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November 1694 in History

Birthdays in History


Person of interestVoltaire

Nov 21 Voltaire [Francois-Marie Arouet], French writer, philosopher and playwright (Candide), born in Paris (d. 1778)

Enlightenment Philosopher Voltaire
Enlightenment Philosopher
Voltaire

Deaths in History

  • Nov 8 Ulrik Huber, Frisian lawyer/law historian/polemist, dies at 58
  • Nov 22 John Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1630)
  • Nov 25 Ismael Bullialdus, French astronomer (Astronomia Philolaica) and mathematician, dies at 89
  • Nov 30 Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician who founded the science of microscopic anatomy, dies at 66