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1669 in literature
1669 in science
- Samuel Pepys stopped writing his diary.
- The Mogul Emperor Aurangzeb destroys several Hindu temples and banned the whole religion, so Hindus rebel.
- Antonio Stradivari makes his first violin
- Famine in Bengal kills 3 million people
- The Hanseatic League, formed 400 years ago, holds its final meeting
- Ottoman Turks take Candia, the Venetians lose Crete
- Francois de Beaufort, grandson of Henry IV of France, goes missing at Candia, presummed dead
- September 23 - Leopold I Habsburg grants the status and privileges of a university to the Jesuit Academy in Zagreb, the precursor to the modern University of Zagreb
- September 10 - Henrietta Maria, Dowager Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland, Princess of France and Navarra
- October 4 - Rembrandt, Dutch painter.
- October 14 - Antonio Cesti, Italian musical composer.
- December 9 - Pope Clement IX
- Pieter Cuypers
- Algemeene Verhandeling van de bloedeloose dierkens by Jan Swammerdam, groundbreaking work in microscopy as well as entomology
- Der Abenteuerliche Simplicissimus Teutsch das ist by Hans von Grimmelshausen, the first major German novel
- Tyrannic Love by John Dryden
- Tartufffe by [[Moli�re]]
- Britannicus by Jean Racineaf:1669
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