Famous people born in 1685

Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye

Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye

Pierre Gaultier was a French Canadian military officer, fur trader and explorer

George Frideric Handel

George Frideric Handel was a well-known German-British baroque composer, famed for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos

GermanFebruary 23, 1685122 views

John Gay

John Gay was an English poet best known for his ballad opera, ‘The Beggar’s Opera’

BritishJune 30, 1685102 views

Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was a great German composer

GermanMarch 31, 1685143 views

Domenico Scarlatti

Domenico Scarlatti was known to the world as ‘Maestro di Capalla’

ItalianOctober 26, 1685114 views

George Berkeley

George Berkeley was a philosopher, primarily known for his empiricist and idealistic philosophy

IrishMarch 12, 1685127 views