July 1694 in history

July 1694 events chronologically

Jul 27 A Royal charter is granted to the Bank of England

Born in July 1694

Jul 4 Louis-Claude Daquin a French composer of Jewish birth writing in the Baroque and Galant styles. He was a virtuoso organist and harpsichordist
Jul 11 Charles-Antoine Coypel a French painter, art commentator, and playwright. He lived in Paris. He was the son of the artist Antoine Coypel and grandson of Noël Coypel. Charles-Antoine inherited his father’s design and painting duties as premier peintre du roi at the French court when his father died in 1722. He became premier peintre du roi and director of the Académie Royale in 1747. He received a number of commissions for paintings for the Palais de Versailles, and worked for Madame de Pompadour, the king’s mistress
Jul 20 Christian Gottlieb Jöcher a German academic, librarian and lexicographer.

Died in July 1694

Jul 2 Philip Christoph von Königsmarck a Swedish count of Brandenburgian extraction and a soldier. He was allegedly the lover of Sophia Dorothea, Princess of Celle, the wife of Duke George Louis of Brunswick and Lunenburg, the heir presumptive of the Principality of Calenberg, later to become Elector of Hanover and King of Great Britain
Jul 25 Hishikawa Moronobu a Japanese artist known for popularizing the ukiyo-e genre of woodblock prints and paintings in the late 17th century.
Jul 29 Suleiman I of Persia a Safavid shah of Persia who reigned between 1666 and 1694. He was the eighth Shah of the Safavid Dynasty