1632


1632

:"See also: 1632 (novel)".

Year 1632 (MDCXXXII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1632

January - June

* February 22 - Galileo's "Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems" is published.
* March 29 - The Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed, returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629.
* April 15 - Thirty Years' War - Battle of Rain: The Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeat the Holy Roman Empire.
* June 25 - Susenyos' son, Emperor Fasilides, declares the state religion of Ethiopia to again be Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, and expels the Jesuit missionaries and other Europeans.

July - December


* July 23 - Three hundred colonists for New France depart Dieppe.
* November 6 - Thirty Years' War - Battle of Lützen - King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden is killed. Unbeknownst to everybody in Stockholm, his daughter Christina becomes queen after her father's death. When the news reaches Stockholm, she is made queen, while Axel Oxenstierna takes over as regent for her (until 1644) since she is underage.
* November 8 - Wladyslaw IV Waza is elected king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth after Sigismund III Vasa's death.

Undated

* Fasilides succeeds his father Susenyos as Emperor of Ethiopia.
* Christina becomes queen of Sweden; five regents, headed by Axel Oxenstierna, govern the country.
* Antigua and Barbuda is first colonized by England.
* The Portuguese driven out of Bengal.
* Charles I of England issues a charter for the colony of Maryland (named in honor of Henrietta Maria), under the control of Lord Baltimore.
* Sir Francis Windebank is made the chief Secretary of State in England.
* The University of Tartu is founded in Estonia.
* Yakutsk, Russia is founded.
* King Ladislaus IV of Poland forbids Anti-Semitic books and printings.

Births


* January 8 - Samuel von Pufendorf, German jurist (d. 1694)
* January 29 - Johann Georg Graevius, German classical scholar and critic (d. 1703)
* May 8 - Heino Heinrich Graf von Flemming, German field marshal and Governor of Berlin (d. 1706)
* June 10 - Esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes (d. 1710)
* August 20 - Louis Bourdaloue, French Jesuit preacher (d. 1704)
* August 29 - John Locke, English philosopher (d. 1704)
* October 20 - Sir Christopher Wren, English architect, astronomer, and mathematician (d. 1723)
* October 24 - Anton van Leeuwenhoek, Dutch scientist (d. 1723)
* October 31 - Johannes Vermeer, Dutch painter (d. 1675)
* November 23 - Jean Mabillon, French palaeographer and diplomat (d. 1707)
* November 24 - Baruch Spinoza, Dutch philosopher (d. 1677)
* November 28 - Jean-Baptiste Lully, Italian-born French composer (d. 1687)
* December 17 - Anthony Wood, English antiquarian (d. 1695)

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Deaths


* January 31 - Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552)
* April 19 - Sigismund III Vasa, King of Sweden (1592-1599) and Poland (1587-1632) (b. 1566)
* April 30 - Johan Tzerclaes, Count of Tilly, Bavarian general (b. 1559)
* May 25 - Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1572)
* June 22 - James Whitelocke, English judge (b. 1570)
* August 25 - Thomas Dekker, English dramatist (b. c.1572)
* September 13 - Leopold V of Austria, regent of Tyrol (b. 1586)
* October 12 - Kutsuki Mototsuna, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1549)
* October 30 - Henri II de Montmorency, French naval officer and Governor of Languedoc (b. 1595)
* November 6 - King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (in battle) (b. 1594)
* November 17 - Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Bavarian field marshal (b. 1594)
* November 27 - John Eliot, English statesman (b. 1592)
* November 29 - Frederick V, Elector Palatine (b. 1596)
* December 7 - Emperor Susenyos of Ethiopia (b. 1607)
* December 8 - Philippe van Lansberge, Flemish astronomer (b. 1561)
*"date unknown" - Domhnall Spainnach MacMurrough-Kavanagh, last "de facto" King of Leinster

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