French History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 2,204

  • 1621-06-25 French government army occupies Fort St Jean d'Angély at La Rochelle
  • 1622-09-05 Richelieu appointed Cardinal under French King Louis XIII
  • 1622-10-18 French King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign Treaty of Montpellier
  • 1624-06-10 Netherlands & France sign anti-Spanish Treaty of Compiègne
  • 1624-08-13 Cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII
  • 1626-02-06 Huguenot rebels & French sign Peace of La Rochelle
  • 1627-03-20 France & Spain sign accord for fighting protestantism
  • 1627-10-27 English assault on French Il de Ré
  • 1628-11-01 French King Louis XIII occupies La Rochelle
  • 1629-04-14 England & France sign Peace of Susa
  • 1629-05-03 French huguenot leader duke De Rohan signs accord with Spain
  • 1629-06-28 Peace of Alès: Rights of French huguenots limited
  • 1630-03-23 French troops occupy Pinerolo Piedmont
  • 1630-11-10 Failed palace revolution in France against Richelieu
  • 1631-01-23 France & Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Barwald
  • 1631-05-30 The Treaty of Fontainebleau signed between Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria, and the Kingdom of France, establishing a secret alliance between them during the Thirty Years' War.
  • 1632-03-29 Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed, returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629.
  • 1632-07-23 Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France.

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1633-03-01 Samuel de Champlain reclaims his role as commander of New France on behalf of Cardinal Richelieu.

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain
  • 1634-07-04 The city of Trois-Rivières is founded in New France, later to become the Canadian province of Quebec.
  • 1634-08-18 Urbain Grandier, accused and convicted of sorcery, is burned alive in Loudun, France.
  • 1635-05-19 France's First Minister, Cardinal Richelieu declares war on Spain (Franco-Spanish War 1635–59)
  • 1635-06-28 French colony of Guadeloupe established in Caribbean
  • 1635-09-18 Emperor Ferdinand II declares war on France
  • 1637-05-13 Cardinal Richelieu of France reputedly creates the table knife
  • 1638-09-01 -4] French queen-mother Maria de' Medici visits Amsterdam
  • 1638-12-17 French/Swedish troops occupy Breisach on the Rhine
  • 1639-02-07 Academie Française begins Dictionary of French Language
  • 1639-07-19 French troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan
  • 1641-06-01 France & Portugal sign anti-Spanish covenant
  • 1641-07-06 Battle at La Marfée Sedan: Earl Soisson beats French government army
  • 1641-12-25 Emperor Ferdinand III makes appointments with Sweden & France
  • 1642-09-19 Perpignan surrenders to French troops

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1643-05-14 Louis XIV becomes King of France aged 4

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • 1643-05-19 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army
  • 1643-11-24 Battle of Tuttlingen: Beiers army under Gen Mercy beats France
  • 1644-09-17 French troops occupy Mainz
  • 1645-08-03 Battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians
  • 1647-03-14 Thirty Years' War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm.
  • 1647-09-01 French cardinal Mazarin & Duke of Modena sign treaty against Milan
  • 1648-06-30 French premier cardinal Mazarin calls Saint Louis Chamber together
  • 1648-08-20 Battle of Lens: French Duc d'Enghien defeats Spaniards
  • 1648-11-11 Dutch & French agree to divide St Maarten, Leeward Islands
  • 1649-03-11 The Frondeurs (French rebels) and the French government sign the Peace of Rueil.
  • 1650-01-18 French Prince Louis II of Condé captured
  • 1650-04-30 French rebel Henri de la Tour Turenne signs treaty with Spain
  • 1650-09-29 2nd Fronde, the Fronde of the Princes uprising ends in France
  • 1651-11-07 King Louis XIV of France (13) declared of full age
  • 1652-05-04 Battle of Etampes: French army under Turenne beats Fronde rebels
  • 1653-02-07 Nicolas Fouquet appointed superintendant of Finance of France
  • 1654-06-07 Louis XIV crowned King of France
  • 1654-08-05 French troops occupy Stenay

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1654-11-23 French mathematician, scientist, and religious philosopher Blaise Pascal experiences an intense, mystical vision that marks him for life.

Mathematician, Physicist, and Philosopher Blaise Pascal
Mathematician, Physicist, and Philosopher
Blaise Pascal
  • 1655-11-03 England & France sign miltary & economic treaties
  • 1656-09-15 England & France sign peace treaty
  • 1657-03-23 France & England form alliance against Spain; England gets Dunkirk
  • 1657-10-03 French troops occupy Mardyke
  • 1658-05-24 Battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought
  • 1658-06-03 Pope Alexander VII appoints François de Laval vicar apostolic in New France
  • 1658-06-14 Battle at Dunes: English & French fleet beat Spanish
  • 1658-06-24 French fleet recaptures Duinkerk
  • 1658-06-25 Spanish garrison at Dunkirk surrenders to French & English
  • 1658-08-15 France/Sweden/Bavarian/Brunswick/Munster/Hessen-Kassel form Confederation of the Rhine
  • 1659-05-22 France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
  • 1659-05-31 Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague
  • 1659-11-07 The Treaty of the Pyrenees signed by representatives of French King Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV
  • 1659-11-17 Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.
  • 1660-12-31 James II of England is named Duke of Normandy by Louis XIV of France.
  • 1661-03-10 French King Louis XIV ends office of premier
  • 1661-09-05 Nicolas Fouquet, French Superintendent of Finances under Louis XIV arrested; he died in 1680, never having seen freedom again.
  • 1662-04-27 Netherlands & France sign military covenant

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1662-10-17 Charles II of Great Britain sells Dunkirk to France for 2.5 million livres (320,000 English pounds)

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • 1663-07-26 French troops invade papal territory Comtat Venaissin
  • 1664-04-06 France & Saxony sign alliance
  • 1664-05-07 Louis XIV of France inaugurates The Palace of Versailles.
  • 1665-08-02 French expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers
  • 1666-01-26 France declares war on England & Munster
  • 1666-10-25 Brandenburg/Brunswick/Denmark/Neth form anti-French Quadruple Alliance
  • 1667-03-31 France & England sign anti-Dutch military accord
  • 1667-05-24 French troops attack into Southern Netherlands
  • 1667-06-25 French physician Jean-Baptiste Denys performs the 1st human blood transfusion
  • 1668-01-23 England, Netherlands & Sweden sign Triple Alliance against French
  • 1668-05-02 Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle/1st peace of Aachen: ends War of Devolution, French-Spanish war in The Netherlands
  • 1668-09-16 King John II Casimir of Poland resigns, flees to France
  • 1668-09-19 Polish king John II Kazimierz resigns/goes to France
  • 1669-02-01 French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
  • 1669-12-31 France & Brandenburg sign secret treaty
  • 1670-02-17 France & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty
  • 1670-06-01 English King Charles II & French King Louis XIV sign secret anti-Dutch treaty
  • 1670-12-31 France & England sign Boyne-treaty
  • 1671-11-01 French King Louis XIV & RC German emperor Leopold I sign secret anti-Dutch treaty
  • 1671-11-11 Dutch States-General forbids importation of French wine
  • 1672-04-06 France declares war on Netherlands
  • 1672-04-29 Franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.
  • 1672-05-17 Frontenac becomes governor of New France (Canada)
  • 1672-06-07 Battle by Solebay: Dutch adm M de Ruyter beats French/English fleet
  • 1672-06-12 French army under Gen Turenne crosses Rhine at Lobith
  • 1672-06-21 French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Utrecht
  • 1672-09-06 Willem III's troops reconquer Naarden from France
  • 1673-06-06 France & Brandenburg sign peace treaty

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 2,799

  • 1653-08-08 Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar
  • 1655-02-07 Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedy writer (Slave in Algeria)
  • 1656-04-10 René Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718)
  • 1656-05-31 Marin Marais, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1728)
  • 1656-08-06 Claude de Forbin, French naval commander (d. 1733)
  • 1656-09-06 Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723)
  • 1656-10-20 Nicolas de Largillière, French painter (d. 1746)
  • 1656-11-09 Paul Aler, French jesuit/poet (Gradus ad Parnassum)
  • 1657-02-11 Bernard Fontenelle, France, scientist/writer (Plurality of Worlds)
  • 1657-12-15 Michel-Richard Delalande, French baroque composer, born in Paris (d. 1726)
  • 1658-01-09 Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)
  • 1658-02-18 Charles-Irénée Castel de Saint-Pierre, French writer (d. 1743)
  • 1658-03-05 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America
  • 1659-03-08 Isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738)
  • 1659-07-20 Hyacinthe Rigaud, French painter (d. 1743)
  • 1659-07-28 Charles Ancillon, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1715)
  • 1660-12-04 Andre Campra, French composer, (d. 1744) baptismal date
  • 1661-01-30 Charles Rollin, French historian (d. 1741)
  • 1661-03-25 Paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725)
  • 1661-04-11 Antoine Coypel, French painter/poet
  • 1661-05-25 Claude Buffier, French philosopher and historian (d. 1737)
  • 1661-10-11 Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius)
  • 1661-11-01 Florent Carton Dancourt, French dramatist and actor (d. 1725)
  • 1663-02-25 Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (d. 1718)
  • 1663-03-16 Nicolas Siret, French baroque composer and organist, born in Troyes (d. 1754)
  • 1663-06-24 Jean Baptiste Massillon, French churchman (d. 1742)
  • 1663-07-20 Pierre Drevet, French engraver, born in Loire-sur-Rhône, Lyon (d. 1738)
  • 1663-08-31 Guillaume Amontons, French physicist
  • 1663-10-16 Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)
  • 1663-10-18 Prince Eugene of Savoy, famous military commander for the Habsburg Monarchy against the Ottomans and the French, born in Paris, France
  • 1664-04-30 François Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (d. 1709)
  • 1664-08-04 Louis Lully, musician, born in Paris, France
  • 1665-04-19 Jacques Lelong, French bibliographer (d. 1721)
  • 1665-06-05 Nicolas Bernier, French composer, born in Mantes-sur-Seine (d. 1734)
  • 1665-08-06 Jean-Baptiste Lully fils, French composer (d. 1743)
  • 1665-08-21 Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729)
  • 1666-09-16 Antoine Parent, French mathematician (d. 1716)
  • 1667-05-26 Abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem)
  • 1667-09-24 Jean-Louis Lully, composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1667)
  • 1668-01-08 Jean Gilles, French composer, born in Tarascon (d. 1705)
  • 1668-05-08 Alain R Lesage, French author (Turcaret ou le Financier)
  • 1668-11-10 Francois Couperin, composer/organist (Concerts Royaux), born in Paris, France
  • 1668-11-27 Henri F d'Aguesseau, chancellor of France (1717..50)
  • 1669-02-02 Louis Marchand, French baroque composer and organist (d. 1732)
  • 1669-05-26 Sébastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722)
  • 1670-08-21 James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, French military leader (d. 1734)
  • 1671-01-11 François-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie, French military leader (d. 1745)
  • 1671-04-06 Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs)
  • 1671-07-14 Jacques D'Allonville, French astronomer and mathematician (d. 1732)
  • 1672-01-18 Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731)
  • 1672-02-13 Étienne François Geoffroy, French chemist (d. 1731)
  • 1672-02-26 Antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757)
  • 1673-01-31 Louis de Montfort, French catholic priest and saint (d. 1716)
  • 1674-01-15 Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French writer (d. 1762)
  • 1674-08-02 Philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723)
  • 1675-01-16 Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (d. 1755)
  • 1675-02-28 Guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (d. 1726)
  • 1675-07-14 Claude Alexandre de Bonneval, French soldier (d. 1747)
  • 1676-12-19 Louis-Nicholas Clerambault, composer/organist, born in Paris, France
  • 1677-02-18 Jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn)
  • 1677-04-25 Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Chevaux the Marly)
  • 1678-03-03 Madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747)
  • 1678-03-15 Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop
  • 1678-09-29 Adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766)
  • 1678-11-26 Jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist (d. 1771)
  • 1679-01-27 Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter
  • 1679-08-22 Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)
  • 1679-11-11 Firmin Abauzit, French huguenot/scientist
  • 1680-04-09 Philippe Néricault Destouches, French dramatist (d. 1754)
  • 1681-11-17 Pierre François le Courayer, French theologian (d. 1776)
  • 1681-11-28 Jean Cavalier, French Protestant rebel leader (d. 1740)
  • 1682-08-16 Louis, duc de Bourgogne, heir-apparent to the French throne (d. 1712)
  • 1682-10-29 Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix, French historian (d. 1761)
  • 1683-02-19 Philip V, France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)
  • 1683-02-28 René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, French scientist (d. 1757)
  • 1683-03-13 John Theophilus Desaguliers, French-British philosopher (d. 1744)
  • 1683-06-23 Etienne Fourmont, French orientalist (d. 1745)
  • 1683-09-25 Jean-Philippe Rameau, Dijon France, composer (Traite) (baptized)
  • 1683-12-19 Philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)
  • 1684-01-14 Jean-Baptiste Vanloo, French painter
  • 1684-03-19 Jean Astruc, French physician and scholar (d. 1766)
  • 1684-10-10 Jean Antoine Watteau, French rococo painter (Onverschillige)
  • 1685-02-08 Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)
  • 1685-03-17 Jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
  • 1685-11-17 Pierre Gaultier, French-Canadian trader and explorer (d. 1749)
  • 1685-12-06 Marie-Adélaïde of Savoy, mother of Louis XV of France (d. 1712)
  • 1686-07-06 Antoine de Jussieu, French naturalist (d. 1758)
  • 1687-03-07 Jean Lebeuf, French historian (d. 1760)
  • 1688-02-04 Pierre De Marivaux, writer (Marianne), born in Paris, France
  • 1688-04-04 Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768)
  • 1688-11-15 Louis Bertrand Castel, French mathematician (d. 1757)
  • 1689-01-18 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
  • 1689-07-09 Alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773)
  • 1689-12-24 French van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian
  • 1690-01-22 Nicolas Lancret, French painter (d. 1743)
  • 1690-11-17 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist
  • 1691-05-17 Antoine Court, French reformed theologist
  • 1692-02-14 Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée, French writer (d. 1754)
  • 1692-04-05 Adrienne Lecouvreur, French actress (d. 1730)
  • 1692-08-18 Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (d. 1740)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 400 of 2,253

  • 1621-08-03 Guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556)
  • 1621-10-08 Antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist
  • 1621-12-15 Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43
  • 1622-12-28 Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55
  • 1623-11-11 Philippe de Mornay, French writer (b. 1549)
  • 1625-06-01 Honoré d'Urfé, French writer (b. 1568)
  • 1626-09-21 François de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (b. 1543)
  • 1628-10-16 François de Malherbe, French poet and critic (b. 1555)
  • 1629-10-02 Pierre the Barulle, French cardinal/founder (French Oratorio), dies
  • 1630-04-29 Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552)
  • 1632-08-20 Valentin de Boulogne, French painter, buried at 38
  • 1632-10-30 Henri de Montmorency, French duke/plotter, beheaded
  • 1632-12-20 Nicolas Antoine, French cath pastor who converted to Judaism, executed
  • 1634-08-18 Urbain Grandier, French priest (b. 1590)
  • 1635-03-24 Jacques Callot, French cartoonist/engraver, dies at about 42

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1635-12-25 Samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City, dies of a stroke at 61

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain
  • 1636-01-26 Jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552)
  • 1637-06-24 Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (b. 1580)
  • 1637-09-14 Pierre Vernier, French mathematician and inventor of the vernier caliper used for taking accurate measurements, dies at 57
  • 1638-02-28 Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/poet, dies at 56
  • 1638-02-28 Henri duc de Rohan, French soldier/Huguenot leader, dies
  • 1638-12-18 Le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies
  • 1640-05-30 Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies
  • 1640-12-09 Pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565)
  • 1640-12-30 John Francis Regis, French saint (b. 1597)
  • 1641-01-11 Franciscus Gomarus, [Francois Gomaer], French theologist, dies
  • 1642-07-03 Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69
  • 1642-09-12 Cinq Mars, French plotter, executed
  • 1642-09-29 René Goupil, French Catholic missionary, one of Canadian Martyrs (b. 1608)
  • 1642-11-01 Jean Nicolet, French explorer (b. 1598)
  • 1643-05-14 Louis XIII, King of France (1610-43), dies at 41
  • 1643-11-17 Jean-Baptiste Budes, Comte de Guébriant, Marshal of France (b. 1602)
  • 1646-10-12 Francois De Bassompierre, marshal of France, dies
  • 1646-10-18 Isaac Jogues, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1607)
  • 1646-12-23 François Maynard, French poet (b. 1582)
  • 1648-05-26 Vincent Voiture, French poet (b. 1597)
  • 1648-07-04 Antoine Daniel, French Jesuit missionary, one of the Canadian Martyrs (b. 1601)
  • 1648-09-01 Marin Mersenne, French mathematician (Number of Mersenne), dies at 59
  • 1649-03-16 St. Jean de Brébeuf, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1593)
  • 1649-03-17 Gabriel Lallemant, French Jesuit missionary, one of the Canadian Martyrs (b. 1610)
  • 1649-06-30 Simon Vouet, French painter
  • 1649-12-07 Charles Garnier, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1606)
  • 1649-12-08 Noël Chabanel, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1613)

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1650-02-11 René Descartes, French philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking due to pneumonia at 53

Philosopher René Descartes
Philosopher
René Descartes
  • 1651-10-07 Jacques Sirmond, French Jesuit scholar (b. 1559)
  • 1651-12-14 Pierre Dupuy, French scholar (b. 1582)
  • 1652-05-27 Jacques Huyn, French baroque composer, dies at 39
  • 1652-07-30 Charles Amédée de Savoie, 6th Duc de Nemours, French soldier (b. 1624)
  • 1653-07-10 Gabriel Naudé, French librarian and scholar (b. 1600)
  • 1653-09-03 Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguistic, dies at 65
  • 1654-02-18 Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, French writer (b. 1594)
  • 1654-12-05 Jean François Sarrazin, French writer
  • 1655-04-06 David Blondel, French Protestant clergyman (b. 1591)
  • 1655-04-30 Eustache Le Sueur, French painter (b. 1617)
  • 1655-07-28 Cyrano de Bergerac, French dramatist/novelist, dies at 36 in Paris
  • 1655-09-07 Tristan l'Hermite, French dramatist/poet, dies (birth date unknown)
  • 1655-10-24 Pierre Gassendi, French philosopher, dies at 63
  • 1656-01-03 Mathieu Molé, French statesman (b. 1584)
  • 1656-07-02 François-Marie, comte de Broglie, Italian-born French commander (b. 1611)
  • 1656-11-06 Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (b. 1583)
  • 1657-04-02 Jean-Jacques Olier - French catholic priest, founder of the Society of Saint-Sulpice (b. 1608)
  • 1658-11-04 Antoine Le Maistre, French Jansenist (b. 1608)
  • 1658-12-26 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78
  • 1659-01-16 Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)
  • 1659-02-17 Abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593)
  • 1659-10-08 Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary
  • 1660-02-02 Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII, dies at 51
  • 1660-10-07 Paul Scarron, French, stagewriter (Le Roman Comique), dies at 50
  • 1660-11-05 Alexandre de Rhodes, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)
  • 1660-12-01 Pierre d'Hozier, French historian (b. 1592)
  • 1660-12-03 Jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
  • 1661-03-08 Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58
  • 1661-03-09 Jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58
  • 1661-08-06 Jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies
  • 1661-10-04 Jacqueline Pascal, French child prodigy (b. 1625)
  • 1661-12-29 Antoine Gérard de Saint-Amant, French poet (b. 1594)
  • 1662-03-30 François le Métel de Boisrobert, French poet (b. 1592)

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1662-08-19 laise Pascal, French mathematician, physicist and Christian philosopher (Pascal's Law, Pascal's Wager), dies of a stomach tumor at 39

Mathematician, Physicist, and Philosopher Blaise Pascal
Mathematician, Physicist, and Philosopher
Blaise Pascal
  • 1664-01-18 Moses Amyraut, French theologian (b. 1596)
  • 1665-01-12 Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63
  • 1665-11-19 Nicholas Poussin, French painter, dies
  • 1665-12-02 Catherine de Vivonne, marquise de Rambouillet, French socialite (b. 1588)
  • 1666-01-20 Anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64
  • 1666-09-01 French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86
  • 1667-05-09 Marie Louise de Gonzague-Nevers, French Queen of Poland (1645-48)
  • 1667-11-28 Jean de Thévenot, French traveller and scientist (b. 1633)
  • 1668-08-09 Francois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64
  • 1669-05-14 Georges de Scudéry, French writer (b. 1601)
  • 1669-06-25 François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (b. 1616)
  • 1670-01-21 Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80
  • 1671-09-01 Hugues de Lionne marquis de Berny, French ambassador to Rome, dies
  • 1672-01-28 Pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588)
  • 1672-05-08 Jean-Armand du Peyrer, Comte de Tréville and French Officer (b. 1598)
  • 1672-09-12 Tanneguy Lefebvre, French classical scholar (b. 1615)
  • 1673-02-17 Molière, [Jean Baptiste Poquelin], French playwright (The Misanthrope), dies. (b. 1622)

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1673-06-18 Jeanne Mance, French Canadian settler and founder of the first hospital in North America, dies at 66

Nurse and Settler of New France Jeanne Mance
Nurse and Settler of New France
Jeanne Mance
  • 1673-06-25 Charles de Batz-Castelmore, Comte d'Artagnan, Captain of the Musketeers under Louis XIV of France (b. 1611)
  • 1674-02-22 Jean Chapelain, French writer (b. 1595)
  • 1674-03-08 Charles Sorel, sieur de Souvigny, French writer (b. 1597)
  • 1674-06-14 Marin le Roy de Gomberville, French writer (b. 1600)