August 1677 in history

Born in August 1677

Aug 27 Otto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun an Austrian Generalfeldmarschall. The current spelling of the name, and the spelling used in his time, is mostly Abensperg

Died in August 1677

Aug 1 George Christian Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg the third Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg.
Aug 28 Wallerant Vaillant a painter of the Dutch Golden Age and one of the first artists to use the mezzotint technique, which he probably helped to develop.