Died in 1699

Jan 3 Mattia Preti an Italian Baroque artist who worked in Italy and Malta.
Jan 21 Obadiah Walker an English academic and Master of University College, Oxford from 1676 to 1688.
Feb 6 Joseph Ferdinand Prince of Asturias the son of Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria and his first wife, Maria Antonia of Austria, daughter of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, maternal granddaughter of King Felipe IV of Spain.
Feb 27 Charles Paulet 1st Duke of Bolton an English nobleman, the son of John Paulet, 5th Marquess of Winchester and his first wife, Jane Savage.
Mar 2 Franz Lefort a Russian military figure of Swiss origin, general admiral , and close associate of Peter the Great.
Mar 12 Peder Griffenfeld a Danish statesman.
Apr 21 Jean Racine a French dramatist, one of the three great playwrights of 17th-century France , and an important literary figure in the Western tradition. Racine was primarily a tragedian, producing such "examples of neoclassical perfection" as Phèdre, Andromaque, and Athalie, although he did write one comedy, Les Plaideurs, and a muted tragedy, Esther, for the young
Apr 22 Hans Erasmus Aßmann a German statesman and poet from the second Silesian school.
May 12 Lucas Achtschellinck a Flemish landscape painter.
May 15 Sir Edward Petre 3rd Baronet an English Jesuit who became a close adviser to King James II and was appointed a privy councillor.
Jun 13 Juan Tomás de Rocaberti a Spanish theologian.
Jun 22 Josiah Child an English merchant and politician. He was an economist proponent of mercantilism and governor of the East India Company
Aug 4 Maria Sophia of Neuburg queen of Portugal as the wife of King Peter II from 1687 until her death in 1699. A popular queen, she was noted for her extraordinary generosity and for being the mother of the famously extravagant John V of Portugal
Aug 6 Albert V Duke of Saxe-Coburg a duke of Saxe-Coburg.
Aug 11 Friedrich von Canitz a German poet and diplomat. He was one of the few German poets of his era that Frederick the Great enjoyed
Aug 19 José Saenz d'Aguirre a Cardinal, and learned Spanish Benedictine.
Aug 24 Lucrezia Barberini an Italian noblewoman and, by marriage, Duchess of Modena. Born into the Barberini family, she was the last wife of Francesco I d'Este, Duke of Modena
Aug 25 Christian V of Denmark king of Denmark and Norway from 1670 until his death in 1699.
Sep 17 Augustus Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön-Norburg Duke of a small part of Schleswig-Holstein around Nordborg Castle on the island of Als. He was the founder of the Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön-Norburg line
Nov 9 Hortense Mancini the favourite niece of Cardinal Mazarin, chief minister of France, and a mistress of Charles II, King of England, Scotland and Ireland. She was the fourth of the five famous Mancini sisters, who along with two of their female Martinozzi cousins, were known at the court of King Louis XIV of France as the Mazarinettes
Nov 29 Patrick Gordon a general and rear admiral in Russia, of Scottish origin. He was descended from a family of Aberdeenshire, holders of the small estate of Auchleuchries near Ellon. The family were connected with the noble branch of Haddo. He assumed the name Leopold at the Catholic confirmation shortly before he died