June 1666 in history

Died in June 1666

Jun 11 Cornelis Evertsen the Elder a Dutch admiral.
Jun 15 Łukasz Opaliński (1612–1666) a Polish nobleman. He was a poet, writer and political activist, one of the most important of Polish political writers of the 17th century
Jun 16 Sir Richard Fanshawe 1st Baronet an English poet and translator. He was a diplomat and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1661 to 1666. During the English Civil War he supported the Royalist cause and served King Charles II in battle and in exile
Jun 17 Carlo de' Medici (cardinal) the son of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and Christina of Lorraine. Born in Florence, he had a successful career in the Church, rising to become Cardinal Bishop of Ostia and Dean of the College of Cardinals
Jun 30 Adam Krieger a German composer. Born in Driesen, Neumark, he studied organ with Samuel Scheidt in Halle. He succeeded Johann Rosenmüller as organist at Leipzig's Nikolaikirche and founded the city's Collegium Musicum before settling for the rest of his career in Dresden
Jun 30 Alexander Brome an English poet.