July 1712 in history

July 1712 events chronologically

Jul 31 Action of 31 July 1712 (Great Northern War): Danish and Swedish ships clash in the Baltic Sea; the result is inconclusive

Born in July 1712

Jul 12 Sir Francis Bernard 1st Baronet a British colonial administrator who served as governor of the provinces of New Jersey and Massachusetts Bay. His uncompromising policies and harsh tactics in Massachusetts angered the colonists and were instrumental in the building of broad-based opposition within the province to the rule of Parliament in the events leading to the American Revolution
Jul 18 Karl Friedrich Duke of Saxe-Meiningen a duke of Saxe-Meiningen.
Jul 31 Johann Samuel König a mathematician. Johann Bernoulli instructed both König and Pierre Louis Maupertuis as pupils during the same period. König is remembered largely for his disagreements with Leonhard Euler, concerning the principle of least action. He is also remembered as a tutor to Émilie du Châtelet, one of the few female physicists of the 18th century

Died in July 1712

Jul 4 Johann Kasimir Kolbe von Wartenberg the first ever Minister-President of the kingdom of Prussia, and the head of the "Cabinet of Three Counts".
Jul 12 Richard Cromwell the second ruling Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland, serving for just under nine months, from 3 September 1658 until 25 May 1659. After his fall from power, he was given the unflattering nicknames of Tumbledown Dick and Queen Dick by Royalists
Jul 12 Thomas Osborne 1st Duke of Leeds KG , English statesman , served in a variety of offices under Kings Charles II and William III of England.
Jul 30 Paul Tallement the Younger a French churchman and scholar.