September 1666 in history

September 1666 events chronologically

Sep 2 The Great Fire of London breaks out and burns for three days, destroying 10,000 buildings including St Paul's Cathedral
Sep 3 The Royal Exchange burns down in the Great Fire of London
Sep 4 In London, England, the most destructive damage from the Great Fire occurs
Sep 5 Great Fire of London ends: Ten thousand buildings including St Paul's Cathedral are destroyed, but only six people are known to have died

Born in September 1666

Sep 5 Gottfried Arnold a German Lutheran theologian and historian.
Sep 15 Sophia Dorothea of Celle the repudiated wife of George I of Great Britain and mother of George The union with her first cousin was an arranged marriage of state, instigated by the machinations of his mother, Sophia of Hanover. She is best remembered for her alleged affair with Philip Christoph von Königsmarck that led to her being imprisoned in the Castle of Ahlden for the last thirty years of her life
Sep 16 Antoine Parent a French mathematician, born at Paris and died there, who wrote in 1700 on analytical geometry of three dimensions. His works were collected and published in three volumes at Paris in 1713

Died in September 1666

Sep 4 Girolamo Colonna an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and member of the noble Colonna family.
Sep 17 Augustus the Younger Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. In the estate division of the House of Welf of 1635, he received the Principality of Wolfenbüttel
Sep 23 François Mansart a French architect credited with introducing classicism into Baroque architecture of France. The Encyclopædia Britannica cites him as the most accomplished of 17th-century French architects whose works "are renowned for their high degree of refinement, subtlety, and elegance"
Sep 23 Hannibal Sehested (governor) a Danish statesman and son-in-law of King Christian He served as Governor-general of Norway from 1642 to 165I where he fought the Hannibal war against Sweden and implemented many reforms. After a fall from grace leading to his resignation as Governor-general in 1651, he regained trust from Frederick III in 1660 and negotiated the Treaty of Copenhagen and worked as lord treasurer and councilor of state until his death in 1666
Sep 27 Georg Albrecht Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth-Kulmbach a German prince and member of the House of Hohenzollern.