1715 in History – What happened in year 1715

In history, year 1715 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1715.

Know what happened in 1715:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
01 SeptemberLouis XIV of France, the 'Sun King', died after a reign of 72 years, longer than any other French or other major European monarch atthe time.
01 AugustIntroduced during a time of civil disturbance in Great Britain,the Riot Act came into force, authorising authorities to declare anygroup of twelve or more people to be unlawfully assembled.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1715:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 AprilWilliam Watson / Physician / United Kingdom
04 March James Waldegrave / Politician / United Kingdom
05 OctoberVictor de Riqueti / Educator / France
06 AugustLuc de Clapiers / Author / France
07 March Ewald Christian von Kleist / Poet / Germany
10 January Christian August Crusius / Philosopher / Germany
11 MayIgnazio Fiorillo / Educator / Italy
11 MayJohann Gottfried Bernhard Bach / Organist / Germany
11 AprilJohn Alcock / Composer / United Kingdom
12 January Jacques Duphly / Composer / France
13 NovemberDorothea Erxleben / Doctor / Germany
16 NovemberGirolamo Abos / Educator / Italy
19 AprilJames Nares / Composer / United Kingdom
22 SeptemberJean-Étienne Guettard / Mineralogist / France
22 MayFrançois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis / Diplomat / France
23 AprilJohann Friedrich Doles / Composer / Germany
23 NovemberPierre Charles Le Monnier / Author / France
25 JuneJoseph Foullon de Doué / Politician / France
27 DecemberPhilippe de Noailles / General / France
29 January Georg Christoph Wagenseil / Organist / Austria

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