|1699 by topic:|
|Arts and Science|
|Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science|
|Lists of leaders|
|Colonial governors - State leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||2452|
|English Regnal year||11 Will. 3 – 12 Will. 3|
|Chinese calendar||戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
4395 or 4335
— to —
己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)
4396 or 4336
|- Vikram Samvat||1755–1756|
|- Shaka Samvat||1620–1621|
|- Kali Yuga||4799–4800|
|Japanese calendar||Genroku 12
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 10 days|
|Minguo calendar||213 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2241–2242|
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1699 (MDCXCIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Julian calendar, the 1699th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 699th year of the 2nd millennium, the 99th year of the 17th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1690s decade. As of the start of 1699, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.
- January 19 – The Parliament of England (under Tory dominance) limits the size of the country's standing army to 7,000 'native born' men. King William III's Dutch Blue Guards hence cannot serve in the line. By Act of February 1, it also requires disbandment of foreign troops in Ireland.
- January 26 – Treaty of Karlowitz is concluded. The Republic of Venice, Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth and Holy Roman Empire sign a peace treaty with the Ottoman Empire. The Ottoman Turks cede to Austria all their former territories in Transylvania, Slavonia, Croatia and the whole of Hungary except for the Banat of Temeswar. The Peloponnese and Dalmatia are ceded to Venice. Large parts of the Ukraine are ceded to Poland. The treaty marks a major geopolitical shift as the Ottoman Empire subsequently abandoned its expansionism and adopted a defensive posture.
- February 4 – 350 rebellious Streltsy are executed in Moscow.
- March 2 – The Edinburgh Gazette is first published.
- March 4 – Jews are expelled from Lübeck, Germany. 
- April 13 – The 10th Sikh Master, Guru Gobind Singh, creates the Khalsa.
- May 1 – Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville founds the first European settlement in the Mississippi River Valley, at Fort Maurepas (Ocean Springs, Mississippi).
- June 11 – England, France and the Dutch Republic agree on the terms of the Second Partition Treaty for Spain.
- June 14 – Thomas Savery demonstrates his first steam pump to the Royal Society of London.
- July 6 – Pirate Captain William Kidd is arrested and imprisoned in Boston, Massachusetts.
- July 26 – William Dampier's expedition to New Holland (Australia) in HMS Roebuck reaches Dirk Hartog Island at the mouth of what he calls Shark Bay in Western Australia and begins producing the first known detailed record of Australian flora and fauna.
- August 25 – Death of Christian V, King of Denmark–Norway since 1670. He is succeeded by his son Frederick IV (to 1730).
- September 22
- December 3 – Baron Jacob Hop is appointed as the treasurer-general of The Hague.
- December 20 – Peter the Great orders the Russian New Year changed from 1 September to 1 January.
- Billingsgate Fish Market in London is sanctioned as a permanent institution by Act of Parliament.
- March 23 – John Bartram, American botanist (d. 1777)
- March 25 – Johann Adolph Hasse, German composer (d. 1783)
- April 17 – Robert Blair, Scottish poet and cleric (d. 1746)
- May 1 – Hans Joachim von Zieten, Prussian field marshal (d. 1786)
- May 13 – Marquis of Pombal, Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1782)
- June 26 – Marie Thérèse Rodet Geoffrin, French salon holder (d. 1777)
- November 2 – Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, French painter (d. 1779)
- November 25 – Pierre Subleyras, French painter (d. 1749)
- November 30 – King Christian VI of Denmark (d. 1746)
- December 19 – William Bowyer (printer), English printer (d. 1777)
- January 21 – Obadiah Walker, English writer (b. 1616)
- January 23 – Kinoshita Jun'an, Japanese philosopher and Confucian scholar (b. 1621)
- March 12 – Peder Griffenfeld, Danish statesman (b. 1635)
- April 21 – Jean Racine, French dramatist who wrote several great tragedies based on Greek and Roman literature (b. 1639)
- April 22 – Hans Erasmus Aßmann, Freiherr von Abschatz, German statesman and poet (b. 1646)
- May 12 – Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (b. 1626)
- May 15 – Sir Edward Petre, 3rd Baronet, English Jesuit and privy councillor (b. 1631)
- June 22 – Josiah Child, English Governor of the East India Company (b. 1630)
- September 26 – Simon Arnauld de Pomponne, French diplomat and minister of Louis XIV (b. 1618)
- August 25 – Christian V, King of Denmark and Norway (b. 1646)
- November 29 – Patrick Gordon, Scottish general (b. 1635)
- Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 200–201. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
- Moody, T. W.; et al., eds. (1989). A New History of Ireland. 8: A Chronology of Irish History. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-821744-2.
- Bach, J. (1966). "Dampier, William (1651 - 1715)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Retrieved 2012-03-15.