Events in year of 1725

  • 04-30Emperor Charles VI and King Philip IV of Spain sign Treaty of Vienna
  • 05-01Spain and Austria sign trade treaty
  • 09-03England, France, Hannover and Prussia sign Covenant of Hannover
  • 09-05French King Louis XV marries Polish Princess Mary Lesczynski
  • 11-05Spain and Austria sign secret treaty

People born in year of 1725

  • 02-25Karl Wilhelm Ramler: German poet (Geistliche Kantaten)
  • 03-29Joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder: Composer
  • 04-01Francois Bainville: Composer
  • 04-02Casanova: Writer
  • 04-05Giacomo Casanova: Italian writer / philanderer / adventurer (uncertain)
  • 04-20Johann Friedrich Kloffler: Composer
  • 06-17Joseph Anton Bauer: Composer
  • 07-16Georg Simon Lohlein: Composer
  • 08-15Ferdinando Bertoni: Composer
  • 08-21Jean-Baptiste Greuze: French painter
  • 08-24Johann Balthasar Kehl: Composer
  • 09-25Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot: Designed and built 1st automobile
  • 10-17John Wilkes: English journalist / MP (N Briton)

People died in year of 1725

  • 01-06Chikamatsu Monzaemon: Japanese playwright (Yotsugi Soga), dies at about 71
  • 02-06Johann Philipp Krieger: Composer, dies at 75
  • 02-08Peter I "the Great" Romanov: Czar of Russia (1682-1725), dies at 52
  • 05-08John Lovewell: US indian fighter, dies in battle
  • 05-21Robert Haley Earl of Oxford: English Whig Premier (1710-4), dies at 63
  • 08-15Gerard Noodt: Lawyer, dies at 77
  • 10-22Alessandro Scarlatti: Composer, dies at 65
  • 10-22Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlotti: Composer, dies at 65
  • 10-27Jacob Hop: Politician / diplomat, dies at 71

Events in year of 1726

  • 06-11Cardinal Fleury succeeds Duke of Bourbon as French Premier
  • 07-23Benjamin Franklin sails back to Philadelphia
  • 08-06Emperor Karel VI and tsarina Catharina the Great sign military treaty
  • 08-09Netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover
  • 10-11Benjamin Franklin returns to Philadelphia from England

People born in year of 1726

  • 01-04Cornelis Ploos van Amstel: Dutch engraver / art collector
  • 01-18Hendrik D F L: Prince of Prussia / diplomat
  • 02-15Abraham Clark: Farmer / lawyer, signed Declaration of Independence
  • 03-14Josef Antonin Stepan: Composer
  • 04-08Lewis Morris: US farmer (signed Declaration of Independence)
  • 04-20Jozef de Ferraris: French / Austrian Earl / General / cartographer
  • 04-26Pasquale Paoli: Corsican freedom fighter
  • 05-25Giuseppi Paolucci: Composer
  • 06-03James Hutton: Edinburgh, Scotland -- Geologist
  • 07-20William Jones: Composer
  • 08-26Karl Kohaut: Composer
  • 11-30Jacques Aliamet: French etcher / engraver
  • 12-01Eggert Olafsson: Icelandic writer
  • 12-01Oliver Wolcott: US judge / signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 12-24Johann Ernst Hartmann: Composer

People died in year of 1726

  • 01-02Domenico Zipoli: Composer, dies at 37
  • 02-26Maximilian II M Emanuel: Elect of Bavaria / Governor of the Netherlands
  • 03-26John Vanbrugh: Dutch / English playwright (Provoked Wife), dies at 62
  • 04-26Jeremy Collier: Engl Bishop / Historian / opponent to theater, dies at 75
  • 05-14John B Wellekens: Poet / Painter (Wedding Guests)
  • 05-14Moshe Darshan: Rabbi / Author (Torat Ahsam)
  • 06-18Michel-Richard Delalande: Composer, dies at 68
  • 10-16Giovanni Maria Capelli: Composer, dies at 77