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Born on Thursday August 1, 1697
Died on Thursday August 1, 1697

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from August 1, 1697 at Delpher


Born on August 1

Died on August 1

Names that were popular for boys in 1697
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Joannes
  4. Pieter
  5. Jean
  6. Jacob
  7. Johannes
  8. Willem
  9. Petrus
  10. Hendrik
  11. Pierre
  12. Gerrit
  13. Johann
  14. Jacobus
  15. Dirk
  16. Joseph
Names that were popular for girls in 1697
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Catharina
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Joanna
  7. Neeltje
  8. Cornelia
  9. Jeanne
  10. Grietje
  11. Anne
  12. Johanna
  13. Jannetje
  14. Maartje
  15. Trijntje
  16. Elizabeth

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1697
  • Stadhouder Prins Willem III (Huis van Oranje) was from 1672 till 1702 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • March 13 » Nojpetén, capital of the last independent Maya kingdom, fell to Spanish conquistadors, the final step in the Spanish conquest of Guatemala.
  • March 26 » Safavid government troops take control of Basra
  • September 11 » Battle of Zenta: a major engagement in the Great Turkish War (1683–1699) and one of the most decisive defeats in Ottoman history.
  • September 20 » The Treaty of Ryswick is signed by France, England, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and the Dutch Republic, ending the Nine Years' War.
  • November 9 » Pope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
  • December 2 » St Paul's Cathedral is consecrated in London.