Events in year of 1710

  • 01-27Czar Peter the Great sets 1st Russian state budget
  • 02-20Johan Willem Friso becomes Viceroy of Groningen Neth
  • 08-07Earl van Godolphin resigns as English Minister of Finance
  • 10-13English troops occupy Acadia (Nova Scotia)
  • 10-16British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia
  • 11-28Battle at Brihuega: English General Stanhope captured
  • 12-08Battle at Brihuega: English General Stanhope captured
  • 12-11Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)

People born in year of 1710

  • 01-04Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)
  • 01-05Friedrich Wilhelm Reidt: Composer
  • 01-07Josef Antonin Sehling: Composer
  • 01-30Vigilio Blasio Faitello: Composer
  • 02-01Konrad E Ackermann: German actor (Die Oberpfalz)
  • 02-07William Boyce: English Organist / composer of Cathedral music
  • 02-15Louis XV the Well-Beloved: Versailles, France -- King of France (1715-74)
  • 02-21Willem van Haren: Frisian nobleman / poet (Human Life)
  • 03-06Giuseppi Antonio Paganelli: Composer
  • 03-12Thomas Augustine Arne: English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia)
  • 04-14Marie A C de Camargo: Spanish / Italian / Belgian dancer
  • 04-25James Ferguson: Astronomer
  • 05-14Adolf Frederik: King of Sweden (1751-70)
  • 05-23Francois-Gaspard Adam: French sculptor (garden sculptures)
  • 07-07Arvid Niclas Hopken: Composer
  • 08-20Thomas Simpson: English mathematician (rules of Simpson)
  • 11-09Reynier de Klerk: Governor-General of Dutch-Indies

People died in year of 1710

  • 05-10Georg Dietrich Leiding: Composer, dies at 46
  • 06-06Francoise de la Baume Le Blanc: Mistress of King Louis XIV, dies at 65
  • 06-25Antonius Matthaeus: Dutch lawyer / historian, dies at 74
  • 07-18Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: Ital painter, dies at 36
  • 08-09Gabriel Schutz: Composer, dies at 77
  • 11-21Barnardo Pasquini: Composer, dies at 72
  • 12-18Peter Codde: Apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62

Events in year of 1711

  • 03-01"The Spectator" begins publishing (London)
  • 03-08Antoin de Guiscard tries English Premier Haley for murder
  • 04-17Charles VI Habsburg becomes King of Austria
  • 05-01Archduke Karel of Austria / Hungarian rebellion sign Peace of Szatmar
  • 08-01Surrounded Czar Peter the Great flees Azov
  • 08-23Admiral Hovenden Walkers fleet reach St. Lawrence
  • 09-22French troops occupy Rio de Janeiro
  • 10-12Karel VI Habsburg crowned Roman Catholic Emperor
  • 12-31Duke of Marlborough fired as English army commander

People born in year of 1711

  • 01-12Gaetano Latilla: Composer
  • 01-29Giuseppi Bonno: Composer
  • 02-05Joseph Umstatt: Composer
  • 03-01Peregrinus Pogl: Composer
  • 04-02Jan Punt: Dutch engraver / illustrator / actor (Gideonschool)
  • 04-26David Hume: English empiricist / philosopher (Treatise of Human Nature)
  • 05-18Ruggiero G Boscovich [Rudzer J Boskovic]: Italian astronomer
  • 07-18Pierre-Joseph Le Blan: Composer
  • 08-05Johan Lulofs: Dutch physicist / philosopher / astronomer
  • 09-01Willem IV KH Friso: Dutch Prince of Orange-Nassau
  • 09-17Ignaz Jakob Holzbauer: Composer
  • 10-17Jupiter Hammon: 1st American black to publish poetry (Complete Works)
  • 11-19Michail V Lomonosov: Russian Scholar / poet
  • 12-25Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville: Composer

People died in year of 1711

  • 01-08Philips van Almonde: Zealand Lieutenant Admiral, dies at 66
  • 02-10Lukas Fencer: Dutch Poet (Meleager & Atalante), dies at 22
  • 02-21Joan van Hoorn: Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies (1707-09), dies at 57
  • 04-17Jozef I [Habsburg]: Emperor of Germany (1705-11), dies at about 32
  • 06-08Katharina Lescaille [Netherlands Sappho]: Poetess, dies at 61
  • 07-14Johan Willem Friso: Prince of Orange / (Nassau-Dietz), drowns at 23
  • 07-28Gerard Lairesse: Painter, buried
  • 11-01Christian Demelius: Composer, dies at 68
  • 11-03Ferdinand Tobias Richter: Composer, dies at 60
  • 12-17Arnold Moonen: Vicar / literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst)