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|Centuries:||16th century – 17th century – 18th century|
|Decades:||1620s 1630s 1640s – 1650s – 1660s 1670s 1680s|
|Years:||1655 1656 1657 – 1658 – 1659 1660 1661|
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|Ab urbe condita||2411|
|English Regnal year||9 Cha. 2 – 10 Cha. 2
— to —戊戌年十二月初八日
|- Vikram Samvat||1714–1715|
|- Shaka Samvat||1580–1581|
|- Kali Yuga||4759–4760|
|- Ǹrí Ìgbò||658–659|
|Japanese calendar||Meireki 4Manji 1
|Juche calendar||N/A (before 1912)|
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 10 days|
|Minguo calendar||254 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2201|
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- January 13 – Edward Sexby, who had plotted against Oliver Cromwell, dies in the Tower of London.
- February 6 – Swedish troops of Charles X Gustav of Sweden cross The Great Belt (Storebælt) in Denmark over frozen sea.
- February 26 – The peace between Sweden and Denmark is concluded in Roskilde by the Treaty of Roskilde, under which Denmark is forced to cede significant territory.
- March 22 – The ship Waeckende Boey is wrecked on the coast of Java; the four survivors walk overland to Jepara.
- May 1 – Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial and The Garden of Cyrus are published by Thomas Browne.
- June 6 – Pope Alexander VII appoints François de Laval vicar apostolic in New France.
- June 14 – Anglo-Spanish War (1654–1660) and Franco-Spanish War (1635–1659): Battle of the Dunes: A Spanish force attempting to lift a siege of Dunkirk is defeated by the French and English. England is then given Dunkirk for its assistance in the victory.
- June 25–27 – Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Rio Nuevo: A Spanish invasion force fails to recapture Jamaica from the English.
- July – Sarhuda's Manchu fleet annihilates Onufriy Stepanov's Russian flotilla on the Amur.
- July 31 – After his father Shah Jahan completes the Taj Mahal, his son Aurangzeb deposes him as ruler of the Mughal Empire.
- September 3 – Oliver Cromwell dies and his son Richard assumes his father's former position as Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.
- Portuguese traders are expelled from Ceylon by Dutch invaders.
- The Dutch in the Cape Colony start to import slaves from India and South-East Asia (later from Madagascar).
- February 18 – Charles-Irénée Castel de Saint-Pierre, French writer (d. 1743)
- March 5 – Antoine de Lamothe Cadillac, French explorer (d. 1730)
- April 19 – Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (d. 1716)
- April 22 – Giuseppe Torelli, Italian composer (d. 1709)
- July 25 – Archibald Campbell, 1st Duke of Argyll, Scottish privy councillor (d. 1703)
- September 16 – John Dennis, English dramatist and critic (d. 1734)
- October 5 – Mary of Modena, queen of James II of England (d. 1718)
- October 19 – Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1704)
- date unknown – Elizabeth Barry, English actress (d. 1713)
- January 7 – Theophilus Eaton, Connecticut colonist (b. 1590)
- January 13 – Edward Sexby, English Puritan soldier (b. 1616)
- April 7 – Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, Spanish mystic (b. 1595)
- April 19 – Kirsten Munk, second wife of Christian IV of Denmark (b. 1598)
- April 29 – John Cleveland, English poet (b. 1613)
- September 3 – Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland (b. 1599)
- September 22 – Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, German poet (b. 1607)
- October 23 – Thomas Pride, parliamentarian general in the English Civil War
- November 4 – Antoine Le Maistre, French Jansenist (b. 1608)
- November 6 – Pierre du Ryer, French dramatist (b. 1606)
- November 8 – Witte Corneliszoon de With, Dutch naval officer (b. 1599)
- December 6 – Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (b. 1601)