1683 in History – What happened in year 1683

✅ Published on March 28th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1683 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1683.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1683 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
12 septemberGreat Turkish War-Polish troops led by John III Sobieski joined forces with a Habsburg army to defeat the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vienna.
06 octoberGerman immigrants to the Pennsylvania Colony foundedGermantown, the first permanent German settlement in North America.


Famous birthdays in the year 1683:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 JulyEdward Young / Poet / United Kingdom
07 NovemberAnton thor Helle / Author / Estonia
11 AprilJean-Joseph Mouret / Composer / France
13 February Giovanni Battista Piazzetta / Painter / Italy
13 January Christoph Graupner / Composer / Germany
13 March John Theophilus Desaguliers / Philosopher / France
14 January Gottfried Silbermann / Instrument Maker / Germany
17 AprilJohann David Heinichen / Composer / Germany
23 JuneÉtienne Fourmont / Orientalist / France
25 SeptemberJean-Philippe Rameau / Composer / France
25 JulyPieter Langendijk / Poet / Netherlands
25 OctoberCharles FitzRoy / Politician / United Kingdom
27 DecemberConyers Middleton / Priest / United Kingdom
28 February René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur / Academic / France
30 NovemberLudwig Andreas von Khevenhüller / Field Marshal / Austria
31 MayJean-Pierre Christin / Mathematician / France
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