Born in 1649

Jan 12 Jacques Carrey a French painter and draughtsman, now remembered almost exclusively for the series of drawings he made of the Parthenon, Athens, in 1674.
Feb 8 Gabriel Daniel born in Rouen.
Feb 11 William Carstares a minister of the Church of Scotland, active in Whig politics.
Feb 22 Bon Boullogne a French painter.
Feb 23 John Blow an English Baroque composer and organist, appointed to Westminster Abbey in 1669. His pupils included William Croft, Jeremiah Clarke and Henry Purcell. In 1685 he was named a private musician to James His only stage composition, Venus and Adonis , was thought to influence Henry Purcell's later opera Dido and Aeneas. In 1687 he became choirmaster at St Paul's Cathedral, where many of his pieces were performed. In 1699 he was appointed to the newly created post of Composer to the Chapel Royal
Feb 25 Johann Philipp Krieger a German Baroque composer and organist. He was the elder brother of Johann Krieger
Mar 3 John Floyer (physician) an English physician and author.
Apr 5 Elihu Yale a Welsh merchant and philanthropist, Governor of the East India Company settlement in Fort George, at Madras and a benefactor of the Collegiate School in the Colony of Connecticut, which in 1718 was renamed Yale College in his honor.
Apr 9 James Scott 1st Duke of Monmouth an English nobleman. Originally called James Crofts or James Fitzroy, he was born in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, the eldest illegitimate son of Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland and his mistress, Lucy Walter
Apr 11 Princess Frederica Amalia of Denmark the second daughter of King Frederick III of Denmark and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Duchess of Holstein-Gottorp from 1667 to 1695 as the consort of Duke Christian Albert.
Apr 16 Jan Luyken a Dutch poet, illustrator and engraver.
May 3 Johann Valentin Meder a German composer, organist, and singer.
May 4 Chhatrasal a medieval Indian warrior from Bundela Rajput clan, who fought against the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, and established his own kingdom in Bundelkhand, becoming a Maharaja of Panna.
Jun 13 Adrien Baillet a French scholar and critic. He is now best known as a biographer of René Descartes
Jul 23 Pope Clement XI Pope from 23 November 1700 to his death in 1721.
Aug 3 Mykhailo Krychevsky a Polish noble, military officer and Cossack commander.
Aug 7 Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria an Archduke of Austria and Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights. He was also the bishop of Olmütz, and Breslau, Passau
Sep 6 Louise de Kérouaille Duchess of Portsmouth a mistress of Charles II of England. Through her son by Charles II, Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond, she is ancestress of both wives of Prince Charles: Diana, Princess of Wales, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
Sep 10 Bernhard I Duke of Saxe-Meiningen a duke of Saxe-Meiningen.
Sep 15 Titus Oates an English perjurer who fabricated the "Popish Plot", a supposed Catholic conspiracy to kill King Charles II.
Nov 2 Esmé Stewart 2nd Duke of Richmond the son of James Stewart, 1st Duke of Richmond and Mary Villiers, daughter of George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham.
Nov 2 Johann Adolf I Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels a duke of Saxe-Weissenfels-Querfurt and member of the House of Wettin. He was the first son of August, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels, and his first wife, Anna Maria of Mecklenburg-Schwerin