July 1679 in history

July 1679 events chronologically

Jul 2 Europeans first visit Minnesota and see headwaters of Mississippi in an expedition led by Daniel Greysolon de Du Luth

Died in July 1679

Jul 12 Yuriy Trubetskoy a Ruthenian Prince, boyar of the Trubetsky family. In 1657, Prince Jurij Trubetsky went to Moscow with his uncle Aleksandr Yurievitch Trubetzkoy. Stolnik in Moscow in 1660, he was given a boyar title by Tsar Alexis I of Russia in 1673. In the late 17th century, the weakened Republic of Both Nations under King Jan III Sobieski in alliance with the forces of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, dealt the crushing defeats to the Ottoman Empire; Jerzy Trubecki was the Polish wojewoda of Kiev Voivodeship, 1673. He hold the scepter at the coronation of Fedor Alexeevitch in 1676
Jul 27 Cornelis van der Lijn Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1646 until 1650.