1716 in History – What happened in year 1716

In history, year 1716 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 1716.

Know what happened in 1716:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
17 September French soldier Jean Thurel enlisted in the Régiment deTouraine at the age of 17, beginning a career of military service thatwould span 90 years.
17 SeptemberFrench soldier Jean Thurel enlisted in the Régiment deTouraine at the age of 17, beginning a career of military service thatwould span 90 years.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1716:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 DecemberÉtienne Maurice Falconet / Sculptor / France
03 OctoberGiovanni Battista Beccaria / Academic / Italy
06 March Pehr Kalm / Botanist / Sweden
06 OctoberGeorge Montagu-Dunk / Politician / United Kingdom
10 JuneCarl Gustaf Ekeberg / Physician / Sweden
12 AprilFelice Giardini / Violinist / Italy
12 January Antonio de Ulloa / Politician / Spain
15 January Philip Livingston / Politician / United States of America
16 DecemberLouis Jules Mancini Mazarini / Poet / France
16 SeptemberAngelo Maria Amorevoli / Actor / Italy
18 JuneJoseph-Marie Vien / Painter / France
20 January Jean-Jacques Barthélemy / Archaeologist / France
21 March Josef Seger / Composer / Bahamas
23 JuneFletcher Norton / Politician / United Kingdom
25 DecemberJohann Jakob Reiske / Physician / Germany
26 DecemberJean François de Saint-Lambert / Soldier / France
26 DecemberThomas Gray / Poet / United Kingdom
26 January George Germain / Politician / United Kingdom
29 MayLouis-Jean-Marie Daubenton / Zoologist / France

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