January 1684 in history

Born in January 1684

Jan 1 Arnold Drakenborch a Dutch classical scholar.
Jan 14 Jean-Baptiste van Loo a French subject and portrait painter.
Jan 14 Johann Matthias Hase a German mathematician, astronomer, and cartographer.

Died in January 1684

Jan 4 Louis-Isaac Lemaistre de Sacy a theologian and French humanist. He is best known for his translation of the Bible the most widespread French Bible in the 18th century, also known as the Bible de Port-Royal
Jan 10 Krzysztof Zygmunt Pac the Chancellor of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
Jan 11 Cornelis Speelman Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1681 to 1684.
Jan 15 Caspar Netscher a Dutch portrait and genre painter. He was a master in depicting oriental rugs, silk and brocade and introduced an international style to the Northern Netherlands
Jan 15 Alvise Contarini the 106th Doge of Venice, reigning from his election on August 26, 1676 until his death seven and a half years later. He was the eighth and final member of the House of Contarini to serve as Doge of Venice