Major World Events in 1600's

» Dutch East India Company founded (1602).
» Polish Lithuanian army occupied Moscow (1610).
» Dutch founded New Amsterdam (New York) (1625).
» Qing Dynasty of China substituted the Ming Dynasty (1644).
» Cape Town in South Africa founded by Dutch (1652).
» Robert Hooke discovered cells (1663).
» The Great Turkish War, Ottoman Empire stopped invading Europe (1667 - 99).
» Isaac Newton published "Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy" (1687).
» Famine in France killed 2 million people (1692).


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