August 1699 in history

Born in August 1699

Aug 17 Bernard de Jussieu a French naturalist, younger brother of Antoine de Jussieu.
Aug 25 Charles Étienne Louis Camus a French mathematician and mechanician who was born at Crécy-en-Brie, near Meaux.

Died in August 1699

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.