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)

Events in year of 1712

  • 05-17Maximilian Emanuel of Bavaria honored as "sovereign of the Netherlands"
  • 05-22Emperor Karel VI crowned King of Hungary
  • 07-24Battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army
  • 10-04Utrecht banishes poor Jews
  • 10-08French hijacker Jacques Cassard seen on Suriname coast

People born in year of 1712

  • 01-17John Stanley: Composer
  • 01-24Frederick II [the Great]: King of Prussia (1740-86)
  • 01-24Georg F Schmidt: German engraver / etcher
  • 03-13Isfrid Kayser: Composer
  • 06-28Jean Jacques Rousseau: France -- Composer / social contractor (Confession)
  • 08-24Cornelis Douwes: Dutch mathematician / astronomer
  • 09-01Simon Fokke: Dutch book illustrator
  • 09-23Ferdinand VI [the wise]: King of Spain (1746-59)
  • 10-05Francesco Guardi: Italian painter
  • 10-14George Grenville: British Prime Minister (1763-65)
  • 10-18Jeremias van Riemsdijk: Governor-General of Dutch Indies (1775-77)
  • 10-30Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich: German painter
  • 11-24Willem Bachiene: Theologist / geographer / astronomer (Ecclesiastical)
  • 12-01Bernhard Christian Weber: Composer
  • 12-11Francesco Algarotti: Italian Earl / encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
  • 12-12Charles Alexander: Duke of Lotharingen

People died in year of 1712

  • 03-28Jan van der Heyden: Dutch inventor (street lantern), dies at 75
  • 04-05John Luyken: Poet / etcher (species company), dies at 63
  • 04-10Yusuf Nabi: Turkish Poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77
  • 04-29Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles: Composer, dies at 67
  • 04-30Philippus van Limborch: Remonstrants Theologist / vicar, dies at 78
  • 06-24Simon van der Stel: Dutch gov of Cape Colony (1679-99), dies at 72
  • 07-12Richard Cromwell: English Lord Protector (1658-59), dies at 85
  • 07-24Cornelis Earl of Nassau: General Major / mister of Woudenberg
  • 07-26Thomas Osborne: English Prime Minister (1690-94), dies at 80
  • 08-04Johann Jacob de Neufville: Composer, dies at 27
  • 08-07Friederich Wilhelm Zachow: Composer, dies at 48
  • 08-26Sebastian Anton Scherer: Composer, dies at 80
  • 08-29Gregory King: English statistician (law of King), dies at 63
  • 09-11Giovanni D Cassini: French astronomer
  • 09-14Jean [Giovanni] D Cassini: Italian / French astronomer
  • 09-22Jose Solana: Composer, dies at 69
  • 09-30Johann Michael Zacher: Composer, dies at 61
  • 11-06Johann Bernhard Staudt: Composer, dies at 58
  • 12-15Sidney 1st Earl of Godolphine: English Minister of Finance, dies at 67