Year 1657 in History

Events in History

Historical Figures Born in 1657

  • Jan 17 Pieter van Bloemen [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized
  • Jan 18 Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Prince of Nassau-Dietz and Stadtholder of Friesland and Groningen (1664-96), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1696)
  • Feb 11 Bernard Fontenelle, French scientist/writer (Plurality of Worlds)
  • Mar 1 Samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (d. 1740)
  • Mar 24 Arai Hakuseki, Japanese writer and politician (d. 1725)

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