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Course of the raid in the Medway
The Medway raid hastened the end of the Anglo-Dutch War with the Peace of Breda .
Alfonso VI  from Portugal
Alfonso VI of Portugal has to renounce the regency.
Pope Clement IX
Giulio Rospigliosi is named 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

Year of the fire sheep丁未 ( at the beginning of the year fire horse 丙午)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1029/30 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4000/01 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1045/46
Islamic calendar 1077/78 (June 22-23)
Jewish calendar 5427/28 (September 18-19)
Coptic calendar 1383/84 (September 11-12)
Malayalam calendar 842/843
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

Robbery in the Medway ; Painting by Willem Schellinks (around 1668)
Peace Congress in Breda; (Contemporary engraving)
  • 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.

Polish-Russian War

Poland-Lithuania 1667


The French Army before Courtrai , painting by Adam Frans van der Meulen
First page of the Code Louis of 1667

Other events in Europe

Maria Francisca of Savoy, Queen of Portugal

American colonies


science and technology


Visual arts

The Jew's Bride


  • The Indian poet Bidil describes in his Persian-language work Muḥīṭ-ia'ẓam ( The Immeasurable Cosmos ) the origin of the cosmos .

Music and theater

The auditorium of the opera house



  • 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.


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Jonathan Swift (around 1710)

Exact date of birth unknown

Born around 1667


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Exact date of death unknown

Died around 1667

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