A collection of world events between 1492 and 1859, focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries. Please refer to the Guide for more info, tips and Search examples...

FRScGv1643May14Louis XIV becomes king of France
FRScGv1651Nov07King Louis XIV of France (13) declared of full age
FR????1652Oct21King Louis XIV returns to Paris
FRScGv1654Jun07Louis XIV crowned King of France
EUCfTy1659Nov07Treaty of the Pyrenees: French king Louis XIV and Spanish king Philip IV
FRScGv1661Mar10French King Louis XIV ends office of premier
??????1663Jan23King Louis XIV affirms covenant with Ronstaten
??????1664Mar06King Louis XIV and Emperor of Brandenburg signs covenant
??????1668Jan19King Louis XIV and Emperor Leopold I sign treaty dividing Spain
??????1669Feb01French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
??????1670Jun01English king Charles II and French king Louis XIV sign anti-Dutch treaty
??????1671Nov01French King Louis XIV and Holy Romsn Emperor Leopold I sign secret anti-Dutch treaty
NECfFd1672Jun12Louis XIV and the French army (under General Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne) cross the Rhine at Lobith
NE????  21French troops under king Louis XIV occupy Utrecht
EUCfNn1673Jun16Treaty of Vossem: French King Louis XIV and Frederick William I of Brandenburg
??????1676Feb17Kings Charles II and Louis XIV sign secret treaty
FRCfFd1678Apr25French troops under Louis XIV conquer Ypres
?????? May17King Charles II and Louis XIV sign secret treaty
??????1681Oct23French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Staatsburg
FRSeAy1682May01Louis XIV and his court inaugurates Paris Observatory
NAMvRl1683Sep24King Louis XIV expels all Jews from French possessions in America
FRScMd Oct10French king Louis XIV marries Françoise d’Aubigné, marquise de Maintenon
FRScRn1685Oct18Louis XIV revokes the Edict of Nantes (via the Edict of Fontainebleau) and outlaws Protestantism
??????1688Nov26French king Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands
??????1689Apr15French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain
??????1690Mar16French king Louis XIV sends troops to Ireland
??????1696Jul29French king Louis XIV and Victor Amadeus II signs peace

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