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August 13, 2022

Events

1 January – Samuel Pepys begins work on his famous diary. 6 February – Bjelkefeiden: the battle at Borge church between Swedish and Danish-Norwegian forces. February 23 – Karl XI becomes king of Sweden. 29 May – At the Restoration in England, Charles II is installed as king. Norway wins back the fief of Trondhjem from Sweden. The monarchy was introduced in Denmark-Norway.

Births

March 24 – Filippo Antonio Gualterio, Cardinal of the Catholic Church (d. 1728) 25 September – Waldemar Løvendal, Danish-Norwegian nobleman and governor of Norway from 1710 to 1712 (d. 1740)

Deaths

August 6 – Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter, (b. 1599) December 6 – Vincenzo Costaguti, Italian cardinal, (b. 1612) February 13 – Karl X Gustav, Swedish king