What Happened in 1657

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Significant Events

  • Mar 31 English Parliament makes the Humble Petition to Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell offering him the crown: he declines
  • Dec 27 Flushing Remonstrance petition signed in the Dutch colony of New Netherland protesting ban on Quaker worship
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World Leaders in 1657

Famous People in 1657

Famous People Born in 1657

  • Jan 17 Pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized
  • Jan 18 Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau)
  • Feb 11 Bernard Fontenelle, French scientist/writer (Plurality of Worlds)
  • Mar 1 Samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (d. 1740)
  • Mar 18 Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer
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Would You Believe?

First autopsy & coroner's jury verdict is recorded in Maryland

On September 24, 1657

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 10 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elizabethan painter, dies at 59
  • Mar 26 Jacob van Eyck, Dutch blind flautist/carillonneur, dies at 69
  • Apr 2 Ferdinand III, King of Hungarian/Bohemia/German Emperor, dies at 48
  • Apr 2 Jean-Jacques Olier - French catholic priest, founder of the Society of Saint-Sulpice (b. 1608)
  • May 9 William Bradford, Governor (Plymouth Colony, Mass), dies
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