September 1683 in history

September 1683 events chronologically

Sep 12 Austro-Ottoman War: Battle of Vienna – several European armies join forces to defeat the Ottoman Empire
Sep 17 Antonie van Leeuwenhoek writes a letter to the Royal Society describing "animalcules": the first known description of protozoa

Born in September 1683

Sep 7 Maria Anna of Austria an Archduchess of Austria and Queen consort of Portugal. She was also Regent of Portugal from 1742 until 1750 during the illness of her husband King John V of Portugal
Sep 19 Lorenz Heister a German anatomist, surgeon and botanist born in Frankfurt am Main.
Sep 25 Jean-Philippe Rameau one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and is also considered the leading French composer for the harpsichord of his time, alongside François Couperin

Died in September 1683

Sep 6 Jean-Baptiste Colbert a French politician who served as the Minister of Finances of France from 1665 to 1683 under the rule of King Louis XIV. His relentless hard work and thrift made him an esteemed minister. He achieved a reputation for his work of improving the state of French manufacturing and bringing the economy back from the brink of bankruptcy. Historians note that, despite Colbert's efforts, France actually became increasingly impoverished because of the King's excessive spending on wars. Colbert worked to create a favourable balance of trade and increase France's colonial holdings
Sep 12 Afonso VI of Portugal King of Portugal and the Algarves, the second of the House of Braganza, known as "the Victorious".
Sep 12 Juraj Križanić often regarded as the earliest recorded pan-Slavist.