June 13 - Manresa (Bages): The Avalot de les faves takes place, an anti-sovereign revolt of farmers and artisans who opposed the payment of tithes and municipal taxes on the sale of basic products.
World21 May, London: Alexander Pope, English poet (d. 1744). Hildesheim: Johann Caspar Lange, composer
Albert Jansz. Klomp, Dutch baroque draftsman and painter specializing in painting country landscapes with animals.
Onofre Vicent Escrivà d'Íxer i de Montpalau, noble Valencian scholar.