March 1712 in history

Born in March 1712

Mar 8 John Fothergill (physician) an English physician, plant collector, philanthropist and Quaker.
Mar 22 Edward Moore (dramatist) born at Abingdon, Berkshire.
Mar 27 Claude Bourgelat a French veterinary surgeon.

Died in March 1712

Mar 8 Louis Dauphin of France Duke of Brittany the first son of Louis of France, Duke of Burgundy, and Marie Adélaïde of Savoy.
Mar 16 Johann Georg Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels a duke of Saxe-Weissenfels-Querfurt and a member of the House of Wettin.
Mar 18 Azim-ush-Shan the second son of Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah I, by his second wife, Maharajkumari Amrita Bai Sahiba. He was also the grandson of emperor Aurangzeb, during whose reign, he was the subedar of Bengal Subah, Bihar and Odisha from 1697 to his death in 1712, at the age of 47
Mar 25 Nehemiah Grew an English plant anatomist and physiologist, very famously known as the "Father of Plant Anatomy".
Mar 30 Jahan Shah (Mughal prince) the fourth son of Emperor Bahadur Shah He was made Subahdar of Malwa and raised to an Imperial Mansab of 30,000 Zat and 20,000 Sawar. After his father's death, he sided with his brother Mu'izz-ud-Din and defeated his other brother, Azim-ush-Shan in 1712. But Mu'izz-ud-Din disagreed with him over the distribution of the Imperial treasury and fought a battle against him in which he was killed along with his eldest son Farkhunda Akhtar