Died in 1735

Jan 5 Carlo Ruzzini a Venetian diplomat, statesman and Doge.
Jan 11 Metropolitan Danilo I Petrović-Njegoš the Metropolitan of Cetinje between 1697 and 1735. He styled himself "vojevodič srpskoj zemlji"
Jan 12 John Eccles (composer) an English composer.
Jan 13 Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg the second wife of Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Piedmont whom she married in 1724. The mother of the future Victor Amadeus III, she was queen consort of Sardinia from 1730 until her death in 1735
Jan 18 Maria Clementina Sobieska a Polish noblewoman, the granddaughter of the Polish king John III Sobieski.
Feb 3 Christian III Count Palatine of Zweibrücken a German nobleman. He was a member of the House of Palatinate-Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, a cadet branch of the House of Wittelsbach. He was the son of Christian II of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld and Katharina Agathe, Countess of Rappoltstein. He was Duke and Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld from 1717 to 1731. In 1731, he inherited the sovereign duchy of Palatinate-Zweibrücken and thus became Count Palatine and Duke of Zweibrücken. He was also Count of Rappoltstein from 1699 until his death
Feb 27 John Arbuthnot a Scottish physician, satirist and polymath in London. He is best remembered for his contributions to mathematics, his membership in the Scriblerus Club , and for inventing the figure of John Bull
Mar 1 Louis Rudolph Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg ruled over the Wolfenbüttel subdivision of the duchy from 1731 until his death.
Mar 7 Michał Zdzisław Zamoyski a Polish nobleman.
Mar 23 Nicolaas Bidloo a Dutch physician who served as the personal physician of Tsar Peter I of Russia. Bidloo was the director of the first hospital in Russia as well as the first medical school in Russia, and is considered one of the founders of Russian medicine
Mar 24 Georg Friedrich Kauffmann a Baroque composer and organist from southern Germany who composed primarily sacred works for the organ and voice.
Mar 25 Daniel Gottlieb Messerschmidt a German physician, naturalist and geographer. He was born in Danzig and studied medicine in Jena and Halle, obtained his doctorate degree in the latter in 1713 and settled as a medical doctor in Danzig. In 1716, he came into contact with Russian emperor Peter the Great. By decree of November 5, 1718, Peter gave Messerschmidt the task to ”collect rarities and medicinal plants” from Siberia. Messerschmidt set out in 1720 on his exploration – the first by a naturalist in this terra incognita, which came to last for seven years. He made numerous observations related to ethnology, zoology and botany and also excavated the first known fossil mammoth remains. Messerschmidt used two simple utensils for collecting data and artefacts, written diary notes and boxes, establishing a tradition for naturalist exploration to last for a century. In Tobolsk, Messerschmidt met the Swedish lieutenant colonel Philip Johan von Strahlenberg, who had been taken prisoner at the Battle of Poltava and exiled to Siberia. Strahlenberg accompanied Messerschmidt during several expeditions and later published some of Messerschmidt’s observations. Messerschmidt explored lands all the way to Argun east of Lake Baikal. The journey, however, exhausted him, and he returned to Saint Petersburg in February 1728. He never became a member of the Academy of Sciences. He died in poverty in 1735
Mar 28 Johann Reinhard III Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg the last of the counts of Hanau-Lichtenberg. He reigned from 1680 to 1736. From 1712 to 1736, he also reigned the county of Hanau-Münzenberg
Apr 5 Samuel Wesley (poet) a clergyman of the Church of England, as well as a poet and a writer of controversial prose. He was also the father of John Wesley and Charles Wesley, founders of Methodism
Apr 5 William Derham an English clergyman and natural philosopher. He produced the earliest, reasonably accurate estimate of the speed of sound
Apr 8 Francis II Rákóczi a Hungarian nobleman and leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburgs in 1703-11 as the prince of the Estates Confederated for Liberty of the Kingdom of Hungary. He was also Prince of Transylvania, an Imperial Prince, and a member of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Today he is considered a national hero in Hungary
Apr 30 Jacob Bruce a Russian statesman, military leader and scientist of self-claimed Scottish descent , one of the associates of Peter the Great. According to his own record, his ancestors had lived in Russia since 1649. He was the brother of Robert Bruce , the first military governor of Saint-Petersburg
Jun 10 Thomas Hearne (antiquarian) born at Littlefield Green in the parish of White Waltham, Berkshire.
Jun 15 René-Aubert Vertot a French historian.
Jul 15 Robert de Cotte a French architect-administrator, under whose design control of the royal buildings of France from 1699, the earliest notes presaging the Rococo style were introduced. First a pupil of Jules Hardouin-Mansart, he later became his brother-in-law and his collaborator. After Hardouin-Mansart's death, de Cotte completed his unfinished projects, notably the royal chapel at Versailles and the Grand Trianon
Jul 18 Johann Krieger a German composer and organist, younger brother of Johann Philipp Krieger. Born in Nuremberg, he worked at Bayreuth, Zeitz, and Greiz before settling in Zittau. He was one of the most important keyboard composers of his day, highly esteemed by, among others, George Frideric Handel. A prolific composer of church and secular music, he published several dozen of his works, and others survive in manuscript. However, hundreds more were lost when Zittau was destroyed by fire in 1757, during the Seven Years' War
Jul 29 Sophia Louise of Mecklenburg-Schwerin a princess of the Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The third wife of King Frederick I of Prussia, she died childless having gone mad
Aug 23 Matija Zmajević admiral of the Baltic Fleet and the shipbuilder of the famous Russian Tsar Peter I the Great, and for whom he built a fleet in Voronezh.
Sep 2 Ferdinand Albert II Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel an officer in the army of the Holy Roman Empire. He was prince of Wolfenbüttel during 1735
Sep 24 Petr Brandl a painter of the late Baroque, famous in his time but – due to isolation behind the Iron Curtain – rather forgotten until recently. He was of German-speaking Austrian descent in the bilingual Kingdom of Bohemia. His mother was from Czech peasant family, that lived in Přestanice. According to the Grove Dictionary of Art and other sources, Brandl was born into a craftsman’s family and apprenticed around 1683–1688 to Kristián Schröder
Sep 28 Peter Artedi known as the "father of Ichthyology.".
Oct 8 Yongzheng Emperor the fifth emperor of the Manchu-led Qing Dynasty and the third Qing emperor from 1722 to 1735. A hard-working ruler, Yongzheng's main goal was to create an effective government at minimal expense. Like his father, the Kangxi Emperor, Yongzheng used military force to preserve the dynasty's position. His reign was known as despotic, efficient, and vigorous
Nov 2 Šimon Brixi a Czech composer. He was the father of František Brixi
Dec 5 Joseph Vivien a French painter of Lyon.
Dec 14 Thomas Tanner (bishop) an English antiquary and prelate.
Dec 28 Ivan Krušala a writer, diplomat, explorer and a Catholic convert from Islam.