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What Happened in 1667

Historical Events in 1667

  • Jan 3 Resistance of Androsovo in Russia-Poland
  • Jan 20 Treaty of Andrussovo ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia
  • Jan 30 Treaty/Truce of Andrusovo signed between Tsardom of Russia & Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
  • Feb 9 Treaty of Andrussovo: Russia and Poland signs peace treaty
  • Feb 25 Abraham Crijnssens fleet reach Fort Willoughby on Suriname River
  • Feb 27 Abraham Crijnssen conquers Fort Willoughby (Zeelandia), Suriname
  • Feb 28 English colony Suriname comes under Dutch controls
  • Mar 31 France & England sign anti-Dutch military accord
  • Apr 6 An earthquake devastates Dubrovnik, then an independent city-state
  • Apr 9 1st public art exhibition at the Palais-Royale in Paris

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Blind and impoverished, English poet John Milton sells the copyright of "Paradise Lost" for £10

On April 27, 1667


Famous People in 1667

World Leaders in 1667

Famous People Who Died in 1667

  • Feb 20 David ben Samuel Halevi, rabbi/author (Shulchan Aruch), dies
  • May 2 George Wither, English writer (Abuses Stript and Whipt), dies at 78
  • May 7 Johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50
  • May 9 Marie Louise de Gonzague-Nevers, French Queen of Poland (1645-48), dies at 55
  • May 14 Georges de Scudéry, French writer and dramatist (L'Amour tyrannique), dies at 65

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