Si fueris Romae, Romano vivito more; si fueris alibi, vivito sicut ibi.

If you are at Rome, live in the Roman style; if you are elsewhere, live as they live elsewhere.

Jeremy Taylor, Ductor Dubitantium, 1660

Born in 1660:

Died in 1660:

  • Spanish painter Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez.
  • French priest St. Vincent de Paul and his patron St. Louise de Marillac (founder of the Daughters of Charity).
  • English clergyman and mathematician William Oughtred.
  • Italian painter Francesco Albani.
  • French physicist and mathematician Jacques Alexandre Le Tenneur.
  • Dutch painter Judith Leyster.
  • Flemish mathematician Andrea Tacquet aka (Andreas Cellarius).
  • Dutch mathematician Frans van Schooten the Younger.
  • French dramatist and writer Paul Scarron.
  • English novelist Sir Thomas Urquhart.
  • Dutch mathematician Hendrik van Heuraet.
  • Dutch painter Govert Flynck.
  • Several Royalist exiles live just long enough to return home upon the Restoration of Charles II.
  • English political agitator Gerrard Winstanley, leader of "The Diggers".
  • Princess Mary of Orange, daughter of Charles I and mother of William of Orange.
  • Swedish king Charles X Gustavus.  His son Charles XI succeeds him.
  • Events of 1660:

    1659 - 1660 - 1661

    How They Were Made - 17th Century

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