July 1674 in history

Born in July 1674

Jul 17 Isaac Watts an English Christian hymnwriter, theologian and logician. A prolific and popular hymn writer, his work was part of evangelization. He was recognized as the "Father of English Hymnody", credited with some 750 hymns. Many of his hymns remain in use today and have been translated into numerous languages

Died in July 1674

Jul 2 Eberhard III Duke of Württemberg ruled as Duke of Württemberg from 1628 until his death in 1674.
Jul 30 Karel Škréta a Czech Baroque painter.