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1671 in poetry

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Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).



  • Antoinette du Ligier de la Garde Deshoulières awarded the first prize given for poetry by the Académie française
  • Works published

  • Anonymous, Westminster-Drollery; or, A Choice Collection of the Newest Songs & Poems Both at Court & Theaters (second part published in 1672)
  • John Milton, Paradise Regain'd: A poem [...] To which is added Samson Agonistes, published in May (Samson Agonistes published separately in 1681)
  • Births

    Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

  • April 6 – Jean-Baptiste Rousseau (died 1741), French poet and epigrammatist
  • September 7 – Antoine Danchet (died 1748), French playwright, librettist and dramatic poet
  • November 6 – Colley Cibber (died 1757), English actor-manager, playwright and Poet Laureate
  • Deaths

    Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

  • April 30 – Fran Krsto Frankopan (born 1643), Croatian poet and politician (executed)
  • September 28 – Jean de Montigny (born 1636), French philosophic writer and poet
  • Pierre Le Moyne (born 1602), French Jesuit poet
  • Sokuhi Nyoitsu (born 1616), Chinese Buddhist monk, poet and calligrapher
  • Yun Seon-do (born 1587), Korean poet and government official
  • References

    1671 in poetry Wikipedia

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