Calendar overview 1667
|Medway raid hastened the end of the Anglo-Dutch War with the Peace of Breda .|
|Alfonso VI of Portugal has to renounce the regency.||Clement IX. Pope.|
|1667 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||1115/16 (turn of the year July)|
|Ethiopian calendar||1659/60 (September 11-12)|
|Bengali solar calendar||1072/73 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)|
|Buddhist calendar||2210/11 (southern Buddhism); 2209/10 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||72nd (73rd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||1029/30 (turn of the year April)|
|Dangun era (Korea)||4000/01 (October 2/3)|
|Islamic calendar||1077/78 (June 22-23)|
|Jewish calendar||5427/28 (September 18-19)|
|Coptic calendar||1383/84 (September 11-12)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1977/78 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1978/79 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1723/24 (April)|
Politics and world events
Second Anglo-Dutch War
- February 25 : A Dutch fleet under the command of Abraham Crijnssen emerges off Paramaribo , the capital of the English colony of Suriname .
- March 6th : After a short bombardment, the English governor William Byam signs the surrender document from Suriname to the Dutch .
- May 20 : In the naval battle of Nevis in the Caribbean, English ships repel a planned invasion of the Caribbean island of Nevis by a Dutch-French fleet in the Anglo-Dutch War .
- Early June: A fleet of nine ships sent from England reaches the English colony of Barbados in the Caribbean . However, the attempt to recapture the island of St. Kitts, which had fallen into French hands last year , fails on June 16 .
- June 19 to 24 : During the attack in the Medway , Dutch ships penetrate into the mouth of the Thames. The Royal Navy is experiencing its greatest disaster to date and England is forced to conclude peace as a result.
- From June 25th: The English fleet repeatedly attacks the French Caribbean island of Martinique and defeats a French squadron at Saint-Pierre on July 6th .
- July 31 : The Peace of Breda ends the Second Anglo-Dutch naval war . The Netherlands is withdrawing from North America, while England is clearing its bases in Indonesia and Suriname. The clear division of territory results in a real relaxation between the two emerging colonial powers.
- September 15 : English units, ignorant of the peace treaty, conquer Cayenne .
- October 8th : The English recapture Suriname, but this has no further effects due to the previous peace treaty of Breda. The English fleet returns to Barbados at the beginning of November.
- With the Eeuwig edict , the abolition of the hereditary governorship in Holland is decided.
- January 30th : The Treaty of Andrussowo ends the Russo-Polish War 1654–1667 . The treaty annuls all Polish territorial gains established in the Treaty of Deulino of 1618 and ends the centuries-long dominance of the Rzeczpospolita of Poland-Lithuania in Eastern Europe in favor of Tsarist Russia .
- May 24th : With the entry of French troops under the command of Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, vicomte de Turenne , into the Spanish Netherlands , Louis XIV's war of devolution against Spain begins . The attacked are poorly prepared for a war and cannot count on support from the motherland for the foreseeable future. The first goal of the French is the Charleroi fortress , which is occupied on June 2nd .
- The civil part of the Code Louis drawn up by Jean-Baptiste Colbert on behalf of Louis XIV is published.
Other events in Europe
- June 19 : Count Anton Günther dies, the counties of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst come under Danish rule.
- November 23rd : The wife Maria Francisca Elisabeth of Savoy and her brother Peter force the weak-minded King Alfonso VI in Portugal . to renounce the regency.
- German monetary history before 1871 / Saxon coin history : Kurbrandenburg and Kursachsen sign the Zinna Coin Treaty to standardize their coinage .
science and technology
- June 15 : Jean-Baptiste Denis , MD, performs the first recorded successful blood transfusion from a lamb to a human in Paris .
- September 2nd : Street lighting is introduced in Paris in order to be able to better monitor nighttime events by the police.
- April 27 : The almost blind and impoverished English poet John Milton sells his author's rights to his work Paradise Lost for £ 10 .
- The Indian poet Bidil describes in his Persian-language work Muḥīṭ-ia'ẓam ( The Immeasurable Cosmos ) the origin of the cosmos .
Music and theater
- January 30th : The world premiere of the musical drama Atalanta by Johann Caspar von Kerll takes place in Munich.
- August 5 : The second version of Molière's comedy Tartuffe ou L'Imposteur , like the first version from 1664, causes a scandal and is prohibited from performing.
- November 6th : The world premiere of the musical drama Le pretensioni del sole by Johann Caspar von Kerll takes place in Munich.
- November 17 : The tragedy Andromache by Jean Racine , in the Hôtel de Bourgogne premiered in Paris. The piece is based on some verses from Virgil's epic Aeneid , from which Racine deviates in several points.
- The opera house on Taschenberg in Dresden , built on behalf of Elector Johann Georg II of Saxony, will be completed by master builder Wolf Caspar von Klengel after around three years of construction .
- April 6th : A severe earthquake collapses almost all buildings in Ragusa , today's Dubrovnik , while the city walls withstand the force of nature. The head of the city is among the more than 5,000 fatalities.
First half of the year
- January 26 : Elizabeth Seymour, Duchess of Somerset , lady-in-waiting to Mary II of England († 1722 )
- January 26 : Hendrick Zwaardecroon , Governor General of the Dutch East Indies († 1728 )
- February 4 : Hieronymus Dathe , German Lutheran theologian († 1707 )
- February 5 : Gottfried Reiche , German trumpeter and composer († 1734 )
- February 27 : Luise Charlotte Radziwill , Lithuanian Calvinist noblewoman († 1695 )
- March 3 : Jakob Heinrich Graf von Flemming , Saxon-Polish statesman and army chief († 1728 )
- March 13 : José Antonio de Mendoza Caamaño y Sotomayor , Spanish colonial administrator, Viceroy of Peru († 1746 )
- March 31 : Hieronymus von Erlach , Swiss general († 1748 )
- April: John Arbuthnot , British medic and writer († 1735 )
- May 26 : Abraham de Moivre , French mathematician († 1754 )
- May 28 : Johann Ortwin Westenberg , German legal scholar († 1737 )
- June 24th : Johann Jakob Dachs , Swiss Protestant clergyman († 1744 )
Second half of the year
- August 6 : Johann I Bernoulli , Swiss mathematician († 1748 )
- August 9 : David Hoyer , German painter († 1720 )
- August 11 : Anna Maria Louisa de Medici , last Grand Duchess of Tuscany and ruler of the Medici family, Electress of the Palatinate († 1743)
- October 2 : Louis de Bourbon , Count of Vermandois, illegitimate son of Louis XIV († 1683 )
- October 28 : Maria Anna von Pfalz-Neuburg , Queen of Spain († 1740 )
- November 2 : Jakob Louis Heinrich Sobieski , Crown Prince of Poland († 1737 )
- November 30th : Jonathan Swift , Anglo-Irish writer († 1745 )
- December 15 : Ernst Ludwig , Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt († 1739 )
- December 16 : Johann Friedrich Hertel , German legal scholar († 1743 )
Exact date of birth unknown
- Matthäus des Angles , French sculptor, painter and draftsman († 1741 )
- Germain Boffrand , French builder and interior designer († 1754 )
- Thomas Fairchild , English botanist and gardener († 1729 )
- Matteo Sassano, called Matteuccio , Italian castrato and opera singer († 1737 )
Born around 1667
- Henry Kelsey , English fur trader, sailor and explorer († 1724 )
- Wenzel Niederwerder , Evangelical Lutheran clergyman, theologian and exile of Bohemian origin in Electoral Saxony († 1732 )
First half of the year
- January 9th : Detlev von Ahlefeldt , canon of the cathedral chapter of Lübeck Cathedral (* 1633 )
- January 23 : Hieronymus Bauhin , Swiss doctor of French origin (* 1637 )
- March 27 : Franz Wesselényi , Hungarian palatine and ringleader (* 1605 )
- March 29 : Elisabeth Louise Juliane von Pfalz-Zweibrücken , abbess of Herford (* 1613 )
- April 13 : Carlo Martino Carlone , Italian builder (* around 1616 )
- May 6 or May 7 : Johann Jakob Froberger , German composer and organist (* 1616 )
- May 10 : Luisa Maria Gonzaga , Queen of Poland (* 1611 )
- May 22 : Alexander VII , Pope from 1655 to 1667 (* 1599 )
- May 22nd : Melchior Schildt , German composer and organist (* 1592 or 1593 )
- June 5 : Francesco Maria Sforza Pallavicino , Italian cardinal and theologian (* 1607 )
- June 18 : Luise Henriette von Oranien , Electress of Brandenburg (* 1627 )
- June 19 : Anton Günther , Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst (* 1583 )
- June 26 : Johann Zeisold , German physicist (* 1599 )
Second half of the year
- July 4th : John VI. , Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (* 1621 )
- July 7th : Nicolas Sanson , French cartographer (* 1600 )
- July 8 : Zacharias Lund , German poet and classical philologist (* 1608 )
- July 23 : Justus Henricus Heidfeldt , German Reformed theologian and philologist (* 1606 )
- July 28 : Abraham Cowley , English poet (* 1618 )
- August 2nd : Francesco Borromini , Italian builder (* 1599 )
- August 12 : Cornelius van Poelenburgh , Dutch painter (* 1594 / 95 )
- August 31 : Johann Rist , German poet and Evangelical Lutheran preacher (* 1607 )
- September 3 : Alonso Cano , Spanish painter, sculptor and architect (* 1601 )
- October 18 : Fasilides , Emperor of Ethiopia (* 1603 )
- October 24 : Gabriel Metsu , Dutch painter (* 1629 )
- November 5 : Franz Tunder , German composer and organist (* 1614 )
- November 16 : Nathanael Schnittelbach , German composer and violinist (* 1633 )
- November 28th : Jean de Thévenot , French traveler to Asia, linguist and botanist (* 1633 )
- December 21 : Hans Ernst from the Winckel , German aristocrat and member of the " Fruchtbringenden Gesellschaft " (* 1585 )
Exact date of death unknown
Died around 1667
- Caspar Preis , Kurmainzer farmer and local chronicle