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|Decades:|| 1640s 1650s 1660s - 1670s - 1680s 1690s 1700s
|Years:||1669 1670 1671 - 1672 - 1673 1674 1675|
|1672 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1672[edit | edit source]
January - June[edit | edit source]
- March - The Synod of Jerusalem brought together bishops and representatives from the whole of Eastern Orthodox Christendom to discuss Orthodox dogma against the challenge of Protestantism.
- March 15 - Charles II of England issues the Royal Declaration of Indulgence.
- May 2 - John Maitland becomes Duke of Lauderdale and Earl of March.
- June 12 - French forces under king Louis XIV cross the Rhine to Netherlands
- June 28 - William III of Orange appointed Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland and Utrecht.
July - December[edit | edit source]
- August 20 - Johan de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland is slaughtered by a mob in The Hague.
- October - Spain begins construction on the masonry fort that will become Castillo de San Marcos to protect St. Augustine
Undated[edit | edit source]
- England, France, Münster and Cologne invade the United Provinces. 1672 becomes known as ´het rampjaar´ (the disaster year) in the Netherlands.
Births[edit | edit source]
|Gregorian calendar||1672 |
|Ab urbe condita||2425|
|Armenian calendar||1121 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-172 – -171|
|Coptic calendar||1388 – 1389|
|Ethiopian calendar||1664 – 1665|
|Hebrew calendar||5432 – 5433|
|- Vikram Samvat||1727 – 1728|
|- Shaka Samvat||1594 – 1595|
|- Kali Yuga||4773 – 4774|
|Iranian calendar||1050 – 1051|
|Islamic calendar||1082 – 1083|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2332|
|Thai solar calendar||2215|
- January 4 - Hugh Boulter, Irish Archbishop of Armagh (d. 1742)
- January 15 - Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731)
- February 13 - Étienne François Geoffroy, French chemist (d. 1731)
- February 26 - Antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757)
- May 1 - Joseph Addison, English politician and writer (d. 1719)
- June 9 - Emperor Peter I of Russia (d. 1725)
- June 11 - Francesco Antonio Bonporti, Italian priest and composer (d. 1749)
- August 2 - Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733)
- September 8 - Nicolas de Grigny, French organist and composer (d. 1703)
- October 11 - Pylyp Orlyk, Ukrainian Zaporozhian Cossack starshina, diplomat (d. 1742)
- October 21 - Ludovico Antonio Muratori, Italian historian and scholar (d. 1750)
- See also 1672 births.
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- January 15 - John Cosin, English clergyman (born 1594)
- February 19 - Charles Chauncy, English-born president of Harvard College (born 1592)
- April 22 - Georg Stiernhielm, Swedish poet (born 1598)
- May 5 - Samuel Cooper, English painter (born 1609)
- May 8 - Jean-Armand du Peyrer, Comte de Tréville and French Officer (born 1598)
- May 11 - Charles Seton, English royalist (born 1615)
- May 28 - John Trevor, English politician (born 1626)
- June 27 - Roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (born 1597)
- July 3 - Francis Willughby, English biologist (born 1635)
- August 20 - Johan de Witt, Dutch politician (born 1625)
- August 20 - Cornelis de Witt, Dutch politician (born 1623)
- September 12 - Tanneguy Lefebvre, French classical scholar (born 1615)
- September 16 - Anne Bradstreet, American colonial writer (born c.1612)
- October 24 - John Webb, English architect (born 1611)
- November 6 - Heinrich Schütz, German composer (born 1585)
- November 19 - John Wilkins, English Bishop of Chester (born 1614)
- December 6 - King John II Casimir of Poland (born 1609)
- December 7 - Richard Bellingham, Massachusetts colonial magistrate (born 1592)
- date unknown - Denis Gaultier, French lutenist and composer (born 1603)
- See also 1672 deaths.
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