Caroline was born on 1 March 1683 at Ansbach, the daughter of John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and his second wife, Princess Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach.   Her father was the ruler of one of the smallest German states; he died of smallpox at the age of 32, when Caroline was three years old.
1. January – Cary's Rebellion: The Lords Proprietor appoint Edward Hyde to replace Thomas Cary, as the governor of the North Carolina portion of the Province of Carolina. Hyde's policies are deemed hostile to Quakerinterests, leading former governor Cary and his Quaker allies to take up arms against the province. 2. January 24 – The first performance of Francesco Gasparini's most famous opera Tamerlano takes place at the Teatro San Cassiano in Venice. 3. February – French settlers at Fort Lou...
1. April 3 – Clipperton Islandis rediscovered by Frenchmen Martin de Chassiron and Michel Du Bocage, who draw up the first map and claim the island for France. The island had been discovered by Alvaro Saavedra Cedrón in 1528. 2. April 5 (Easter Sunday) – The central tower of Elgin Cathedralin northeast Scotland collapses. 3. April 13 – The Treaty of the Lutsk, a secret agreement between the Tsardom of Russia and the Ottoman Protectorate of Moldavia is signed in Lutsk, Poland-Lithuania(modern-...
1. July 2 – Cary's Rebellion: Lieutenant Governor Alexander Spotswood of Virginia dispatches a company of Royal Marines to assist Governor Hyde. After hearing of this, Cary's troops abandon all of their fortifications along the Pamlico River. Cary and many of his supporters are soon caught and sent to England as prisoners, ending Cary's Rebellion. 2. July 11 – The town of São Paulo, Brazil, is elevated to city status. 3. July 21 – The Treaty of the Pruth is signed between the Ottoman Empire a...
1. January 1 – Baron Franz von der Trenck, Austrian noble (d. 1749) 2. January 3 2.1. Charles Moss, British bishop of Bath and Wells (d. 1802) 2.2. Giuseppe Capece Zurlo, Italian cardinal who served as Archbishop of Naples (d. 1801) 3. January 12 – Gaetano Latilla, Italian opera composer (d. 1788) 4. January 15 – Sidonia Hedwig Zäunemann, German poet (d. 1740) 5. January 22 – Johann Phillip Fabricius, German missionary (d. 1791) 6. January 28 – Johan Hörner, Swedish-born Danish portrait paint...
1. April 2 – Job Baster, Dutch naturalist (d. 1775) 2. April 3 – Hartwig Karl von Wartenberg, Royal Prussian major general (d. 1757) 3. April 10 – John Gambold, British bishop (d. 1771) 4. April 13 – John Mitchell, colonial American physician and botanist (d. 1768) 5. April 14 – Lord John Murray, British general and politician (d. 1787) 6. April 22 6.1. Paul II Anton, Prince Esterházy (d. 1762) 6.2. Eleazar Wheelock, American President of Dartmouth College (d. 1779) 7. April 26 7.1. Jeanne-Ma...
1. July 10 – Princess Amelia of Great Britain, Second daughter of George II of Great Britain (d. 1786) 2. July 11 – Anne Poulett, British politician (d. 1785) 3. July 18 – John Olmius, 1st Baron Waltham, of Ireland (d. 1762) 4. July 22 – Georg Wilhelm Richmann, German physicist (d. 1753) 5. July 24 – Richard FitzWilliam, 6th Viscount FitzWilliam (d. 1776) 6. July 26 6.1. Lorenz Christoph Mizler, German music historian, polymath (d. 1778) 6.2. Jacques Hardouin-Mansart de Sagonne, French archit...January 6 – Philips van Almonde, Dutch admiral (b. 1646)January 16 – Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (b. 1651)January 10 – John Manners, 1st Duke of Rutland, English nobleman and politician (b. 1638)January 21 – Augustinus Terwesten, 18th century painter from the Northern Netherlands (b. 1649)April 14 – Louis, Grand Dauphin, son of Louis XIV of France (b. 1661)
hace 3 días · Prince George William: 13 November 1717: 17 February 1718: died in infancy Miscarriage 1718: Prince William, Duke of Cumberland: 26 April 1721: 31 October 1765: never married, no issue Princess Mary: 5 March 1723: 14 January 1772: married 1740, Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel; had issue Princess Louisa: 18 December 1724: 19 December 1751
25/06/2022 · The Most Noble Order of the Garter was founded by Edward III of England in 1348. Dates shown are of nomination or installation; coloured rows indicate sovereigns, princes of Wales, medieval ladies modern royal knights and ladies and stranger knights and ladies, none of whom counts toward the 24-member limit. Founders · Edward III · Richard II
Hace 1 día · He descended from the Ottonian Line of the House of Nassau. For a short time he was Stadtholder of Guelders and Zutphen. During his reign, the Katzenelnbogische Erbfolgestreit began with the Landgraves of Hesse, which did not end until 41 years after his death. Contents 1 Biography 1.1 Count of Nassau-Siegen and Diez
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