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22 October – Edict of Fontainebleau
The decree Code Noir, passed by King Louis XIV, defined the conditions of slavery in the French colonial empire.
French colonization of Texas
6 January – Martin Bouquet, Benedictine and historian (died 1754).
Germain Louis Chauvelin, politician (died 1762)
Marie Adélaïde of Savoy, princess (died 1712)
Jacob Spon, archaeologist (born 1647)
Nicolas Robert, miniaturist and engraver (born 1614)
Jean de Montpezat de Carbon, bishop (born 1605)
Nicolas de Neufville de Villeroy, nobleman (born 1598)
Michel Le Tellier, statesman (born 1603)
Pierre Bourdelot, physician, anatomist, libertine and freethinker (born 1610)
1685 in France Wikipedia
Events from the year 1685 in France