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Subject: 17th century, 1620, 1616, 1660s, 1599
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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1630s  1640s  1650s  – 1660s –  1670s  1680s  1690s
Years: 1664 1665 166616671668 1669 1670
1667 by topic:
Arts and Science
Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science
Lists of leaders
Colonial governors - State leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works category
1667 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1667
Ab urbe condita 2420
Armenian calendar 1116
Assyrian calendar 6417
Bahá'í calendar −177 – −176
Bengali calendar 1074
Berber calendar 2617
English Regnal year 18 Cha. 2 – 19 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar 2211
Burmese calendar 1029
Byzantine calendar 7175–7176
Chinese calendar 丙午(Fire Horse)
4363 or 4303
    — to —
丁未年 (Fire Goat)
4364 or 4304
Coptic calendar 1383–1384
Discordian calendar 2833
Ethiopian calendar 1659–1660
Hebrew calendar 5427–5428
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1723–1724
 - Shaka Samvat 1589–1590
 - Kali Yuga 4768–4769
Holocene calendar 11667
Igbo calendar 667–668
Iranian calendar 1045–1046
Islamic calendar 1077–1078
Japanese calendar Kanbun 6
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 4000
Minguo calendar 245 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2210

Year 1667 (MDCLXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.




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  • The Mogul Emperor Aurangzeb buys off the warrior Shivaji by making him a Rajah and allowing him to collect taxes.
  • Robert Hooke demonstrates that the alteration of the blood in the lungs is essential for respiration.
  • The French army uses grenadiers.
  • The first military campaign of Stenka Razin is conducted in Russia.
  • Isaac Newton has investigated and written his works in subjects of optics, acoustics, the infinitesimal calculus, mechanism and thermodynamics. The researches themselves will be published only years later.




  1. ^ Equivalent to approximately £7,400 income in 2008. "Purchasing Power of British Pounds from 1264 to Present". MeasuringWorth. 2010. Retrieved 2011-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b Campbell, Gordon (2004). "Milton, John (1608–1674)".   (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  3. ^ Lindenbaum, Peter (1995). "Authors and Publishers in the Late Seventeenth Century: New Evidence on their Relations". The Library (Oxford University Press). s6-17 (3): 250–269.  
  4. ^ "John Milton's Paradise Lost".  
  5. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 190–191.  
  6. ^ "Dutch Raid on the Medway, 19–24 June 1667". Military History Encyclopedia on the Web. Retrieved 2012-08-10. 
  7. ^  
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