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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1630s  1640s  1650s  – 1660s –  1670s  1680s  1690s
Years: 1665 1666 166716681669 1670 1671

Events

  • January – The Triple Alliance of 1668 is formed.
  • February 13 Lisbon – Peace Treaty between Afonso VI of Portugal and Carlos II of Spain, by mediation of Charles II of England where it is recognized the legitimity of the Portuguese monarch. Portugal yields Ceuta to Spain.
  • The first Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ends the War of Devolution.
  • Bishop Issac Barrow founds a trust to establish a university on the Isle of Man. (King William's College)
  • First performance of Molière's comedy, Tartuffe
  • The British East India Company takes over Bombay
  • Foundation of the First National Bank of Europe in Stockholm, Sweden "Riskbank"
  • Emperor Yohannes I of Ethiopia convenes a church council in Gondar, which decides to expel all Roman Catholics in Ethiopia.

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