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The 1670s decade ran from January 1, 1670, to December 31, 1679.
Events and trends
- 1670: The Hudson's Bay Company is founded in Canada.
- 1672–1673: Ottoman campaign to help the Ukrainian Cossacks. John Sobieski defeats the Ottomans at the second battle of Khotyn (1673).
- 1672–1676: Polish-Ottoman War.
- 1672: Rampjaar in the Netherlands – Combined attack by France, England and two German states on the Republic of the United Provinces.
- 1672: Lynching of Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis de Witt in the Hague – William III of Orange takes power.
- 1672–1678: Franco-Dutch War.
- 1674: The Treaty of Westminster ends the war between England and the Republic of the United Provinces.
- 1674: Maratha Empire founded in India by Shivaji.
- 1676: The Treaty of Zurawno brings Polish-Ottoman hostilities to a halt.
- 1676: Kara Mustafa becomes Grand Vizier.
- 1676–1681: Russia and the Ottoman Empire commence the Russo-Turkish Wars.
- 1678: The Treaty of Nijmegen ends the hostilities with France.
- King Frederick III of Denmark (1648–1670).
- King Christian V of Denmark (1670–1699).
- King Charles II of England and Scotland (1660–1685).
- King Louis XIV of France (1643–1715).
- Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658–1705).
- King Michael Korybut Wisniowiecki of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1669–1673).
- King John III of Poland (1674–1696).
- King Peter II of Portugal (1667–1706).
- Tsar Aleksey I of Russia (1645–1676)
- Tsar Feodor III of Russia (1676–1682).
- King Charles II of Spain (1665–1700).
- King Charles XI of Sweden (1660–1697).
- Padshah Aurangazeb (Mughal Empire)
- Chattrapathi Shivaji 1675–1680 (Maratha Empire)