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

Events in year of 1713

  • 01-30England and Netherlands sign 2nd anti-French boundary treaty
  • 02-18French invade under Jacques Cassard on Curacao
  • 02-27French troops bomb Willemstad Curacao
  • 03-27Spain losses Menorca and Gibraltar
  • 04-11Peace of Utrecht; France cedes Maritime provinces to Britain - English, Prussian, Savoois, Portuguese and French peace treaty
  • 04-12Dutch State-General signs peace with France: Netherlands loses Orange Princedom
  • 04-19Emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions
  • 07-27Russia and Turkey sign peace treaty
  • 08-13King Frederik Willem declares war on Brandenburg-Prussia
  • 09-08Pope Clemens XI publishes degree "Unigenitus" against Jansenism

People born in year of 1713

  • 02-13Domingo Miguel Bernaube Terradellas: Composer
  • 03-10Christian Friedrich Schale: Composer
  • 03-10Raphael Weiss: Composer
  • 03-15Nicolas Louis de Lacaille: Astronomer who mapped the So Hemisphere
  • 03-21Francis Lewis: Signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 03-25Jean-Baptiste Canavas: Composer
  • 04-02Onno Zwier van Haren: Frisian poet (Fatherland)
  • 04-13Pierre de Jelyotte: Composer
  • 04-21Louis Duke de Noailles: Marshal of France
  • 05-25John Stuart: 3rd Earl of Bute, English Premier (1760-63)
  • 09-18Jean Allamand: French theologist / natural philosopher
  • 10-03Antoine Dauvergne: Composer
  • 10-23Peter Burmannus Secundus [Pieter Burman]: Dutch classicist
  • 11-24Junipero Serra: California, United States
  • 11-24Laurence Sterne: Ireland -- Novelist / satirist (Tristram Shandy)

People died in year of 1713

  • 01-20Pavao Vitezovic: Croatian historian
  • 02-15Anthony Ashley Cooper: 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, writer
  • 02-25Frederik I: King of Prussia (1701-13), dies at 55
  • 03-26Pal Esterhazy: Composer, dies at 77
  • 06-01Johan Runius: Swedish Poet (Dudaim), dies at 34
  • 09-09Giovanni A di Bartlommeo Viscardi: Swiss architect
  • 09-11John Foot: Lawyer, dies at 65
  • 10-04Valentin Molitor: Composer, dies at 76
  • 11-20Thomas Tompion: English clock maker (cylinder tunnel)