Events in year of 1695

  • 01-13Jonathan Swift ordained an Anglican priest in Ireland
  • 05-12English King Willem III departs to the Netherlands
  • 08-04French garrison of surrenders to Willem III
  • 08-11English and Dutch fleet capture Dunkerk
  • 09-01Dutch / English army under King Willem III occupies Names
  • 09-04French garrison of castle Names surrenders for Willem III
  • 09-12New York Jews petition Governor Dongan for religious liberties
  • 10-10King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England

People born in year of 1695

  • 01-06Giuseppe Sammartini: Composer
  • 01-09John E Loovens: Lawyer
  • 02-06Andre Cheron: Composer
  • 04-10Balthazar Huydecoper: Dutch translator / historian
  • 04-12Caspar Burman: Historian / Mayor (Utrecht, Netherlands)
  • 06-05Johann Conrad Schlaun: German barok architect
  • 06-06Adriaen Valckenier: Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies (1737-41), killed 8,000 Chinese
  • 09-03Pietro Antonio Locatelli: Italian violinist / composer

People died in year of 1695

  • 01-04Duke of Luxembourg: Luxembourg / French marshal
  • 02-06Ahmed II: 21st Sultan of Turkey (1691-95)
  • 04-03Melchior de Hondecoeter: Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58
  • 04-05George Savile: 1st Marquis of Halifax, dies at 61
  • 04-20Georg Caspar Weckler: Composer, dies at 63
  • 04-23Henry Vaughan: Poet (Silex Scintillans), dies at 72
  • 05-17Cornelis de Heem: Painter
  • 06-08Christian Huygens: Inventor / astronomer (ring of Saturn), dies at 66
  • 07-08Christiaen Huygens: Inventor / astronomer, dies at 66
  • 07-18Joannes Camphuys: Governor-General of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61
  • 11-21Henry Purcell: English Composer (Indian Queen), dies at 36
  • 11-28Giovanni Paulo Colonna: Composer, dies at 58

Events in year of 1696

  • 01-31Revolt of undertakers after funeral reforms (Amsterdam)
  • 02-27English / Welsh nobles lay down Oath of Assn
  • 03-07English King Willem III departs Netherlands
  • 05-31John Salomonsz elected chief of Saint-Eustatius
  • 07-28De Croissy succeeds Le Plectia as French Minister of Finance
  • 07-29French King Louis XIV and Victor Amadeua van Savoye signs peace
  • 08-13State of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor
  • 11-21J Vanbrughes "Relapse or Virtue in Danger, " premieres in London

People born in year of 1696

  • 02-10Johann Melchior Molter: Composer
  • 02-17Baron Ernst Gottlieb: Composer
  • 02-29Esprit Joseph Antoine Blanchard: Composer
  • 03-13Louis F A D Duke de Richelieu: French marshal
  • 04-04Giovanni Battista Tiepoldo: Painter
  • 04-16Giovanni Battista Tupolo: Italian painter
  • 05-23Johann Caspar Vogler: Composer
  • 08-02Mahmud I: Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54) / fought Austria and Russia
  • 08-09Jozef Wenceslas: Monarch of Liechtenstein / General
  • 08-12Maurice Greene: Composer
  • 08-31Johann Paul Kunzen: Composer
  • 10-17August III: King of Poland / monarch Frederik August II of Saksen
  • 11-11Andrea Zani: Composer
  • 11-15Gerhardus Havingha: Composer
  • 12-22James Oglethorpe: England, United Kingdom -- General / author / colonizer (Georgia)

People died in year of 1696

  • 01-08Michael de Ronghe: Composer, dies at 75
  • 01-29Ivan V: Co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
  • 04-21Andres de Sola: Composer, dies at 61
  • 05-24Albertine Agnes: Princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62
  • 05-31Heinrich Schwemmer: Composer, dies at 75
  • 06-17Jan III Sobieski: King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72
  • 06-17Johannes II Sobieski: King of Poland (1674-96)
  • 06-29Michel Lambert: Composer
  • 07-09Waclaw Potocki: Polish Poet (Wojna Chocimska)
  • 09-16Lambert Pietkin: Composer, dies at 83
  • 12-23Johann David Mayer: Composer, dies at 60