Year 1660 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 16 English Long Parliament disbands
  • Apr 25 English Convention Parliament meets and votes to restore Charles II
  • May 8 English parliament declares Charles Stuart to be King Charles II of England
  • May 29 On his 30th birthday Charles II returns to London from exile in the Netherlands to claim the English throne after the Puritan Commonwealth comes to an end
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Historical Figures Who Died in 1660

  • Feb 2 Gaston, Duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII, dies at 51
  • Feb 2 Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob), dies at 45
  • Feb 13 Charles X Gustav, King of Sweden (1654-60), dies at 37
  • Feb 15 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72
  • Feb 18 Judith Leyster, Dutch painter, buried at 50

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