Events in year of 1705

  • 04-16Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College
  • 10-15English fleet under Lord Peterborough occupies Barcelona

People born in year of 1705

  • 01-14Jean-Baptiste C Bouvet de Lozier / Lozier-Bouvet: Governor (Reunion Is)
  • 01-24Farinelli [Carlo Broschi]: Andria, Italy -- Castrato
  • 02-06Johann Matthias Leffloth: Composer
  • 02-15Charles A Vanloo: French painter
  • 02-22Peter Arctedius [Artedi]: Swedish biologist
  • 03-03Michael Schevenstuhl: Composer
  • 04-20Balthasar Schmid: Composer
  • 05-10Gallus Zeiler: Composer
  • 08-04Vaclav Matyas Gurecky: Composer
  • 08-08Gustaaf Imhoff: Gov of Ceylon (1736-40) / Governor of the Netherlands Indies (1743-50)
  • 09-19Henri-Jacques de Croes: Flemish composer / band master
  • 09-28Henry Fox: England, United Kingdom -- 1st Baron Holland, corrupt politician (Chiswick)
  • 09-28Johann Peter Kellner: Composer
  • 10-31Clemens XIV [Giovanni Ganganelli]: Pope (1769-74)
  • 11-15Louis-Gabriel Guillemain: Composer

People died in year of 1705

  • 01-15Walraad [the Young]: Earl of Nassau-Ottweiler / gov of Nijmegen
  • 02-05Jean Gilles: Composer, dies at 37
  • 04-02Johann Lohner: Composer, dies at 59
  • 05-05Leopold I von Hapsburg: Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, dies at 64
  • 08-08Willem Roukens: Mayor (Nimegen ort Nimeguen), beheaded
  • 08-16Jean / Jacobus Bernouilli: Swiss mathematician, dies at 50
  • 09-21Willem Hadriaan of Nassau: Corrupt mister of Odijck
  • 10-11Guillaume Amontons: French physicist, dies at 42

Events in year of 1706

  • 02-13Battle at Fraustadt: Swedish army beats Russia / Saksen
  • 04-29Emperor Jozef I becomes Monarch of Cologne / Bavaria
  • 05-23Battle of Ramillies-Marlborough defeats French; 17,000 killed

People born in year of 1706

  • 01-28John Baskerville: English printer (typeface inventor)
  • 02-12Josef Christian: German sculptor
  • 04-24Giovanni Battista Martini: Composer
  • 06-10John Dollond: Owner of 1st patent for achromatic lens
  • 07-21Pierre Lyonet: Zoologist / cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups)
  • 09-20Franz Habermann: Composer
  • 09-21Jacob Wilhelm Lustig: Composer
  • 10-06Pieter Steyn: Dutch grand pensionary (1749- )
  • 11-07Carlo Cecere: Composer

People died in year of 1706

  • 01-26Guillaume Poitevin: Composer, dies at 59
  • 02-27John Evelyn: Diarist
  • 03-03Johann Pachelbel: Organist / Composer (Sterbens-Gedancken), dies at 52
  • 04-19Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen: Dutch baptist leader
  • 09-08Romanus Weichlein: Composer, dies at 53
  • 09-20Pierre Verdier: Composer, dies at 79
  • 10-26Andreas Werkmeister: Composer, dies at 60
  • 11-16Cornelis Evertsen: Mutineer / ltalian-admiral of Zeeland, dies at 64
  • 12-09Pedro II: King of Portugal (1683-1706), dies at 58
  • 12-28Pierre Bayle: French Theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59