Events in year of 1613

  • 01-24Amsterdams Merchant Hans Bontemantel baptized
  • 01-28Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune
  • 01-29Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees
  • 02-07Michail Romanov (16) becomes Czar of Russia
  • 02-20Gerard Reynst appointed Dutch Governor-General of East-Indies
  • 02-21Michael Romanov, Son of Patriarch of Moscow, elected Russian tsar
  • 02-24English Princess Elizabeth marries Earl Frederik of Palts
  • 12-25Johan Sigismund of Brandenburg becomes protestant

People born in year of 1613

  • 01-19Jacques Huyn: Composer
  • 01-26Johann Jakob Wolleb: Composer
  • 04-07Gerard Dou: Dutch painter (Night School)
  • 06-10Johan Georg II: Elect of Saxon (1656-80)
  • 06-19Christian de Placker: Composer
  • 06-22Lambert Pietkin: Composer
  • 08-11Cristoph Kaldenbach: Composer
  • 11-06Luis de Garay: Composer

People died in year of 1613

  • 05-05Johann Steuerlein: Composer, dies at 66
  • 08-09Giovanni Righi: Composer, dies at 36
  • 09-08Don Carlo Gesauldo: Composer
  • 09-20Willem H van Est (Estius): Theologist

Events in year of 1614

  • 04-052nd parliament of King James I begin session (no enactments)
  • 04-05Indian Princess Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe
  • 04-14Pocahontas, Daughter of chief Powhatan, marries planter John Rolfe
  • 04-25Amsterdam Bank of Loan forms
  • 06-072nd parliament of King James I, dissolves passing no legislation
  • 08-22Trades people under Vincent Fettmilch chase and plunder Jews out of ghetto in Frankfurt
  • 08-23University of Groningen opens
  • 09-01Vincent Fettmich expels Jews from Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany
  • 10-02French King Louis XIII (13) declared an adult
  • 11-12Treaty of Xanten: Guliks-Kleefse War victory ends
  • 12-28Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk

People born in year of 1614

  • 01-31Nicolas Saboly: Composer
  • 02-23Jacob Colijns: Dutch coat of arms painter
  • 04-25Hieronymus van Beverningk: Chief Dutch treasurer / maecenas
  • 06-02Benjamin Rogers: Composer
  • 09-11Philipp Buchner: Composer

People died in year of 1614

  • 04-07El Greco: Spanish Painter (View of Toledo)
  • 05-03Sasbout Vosmeer: RC Theologist / apostole vicar, dies at 66
  • 07-14Camillus de Lellis: Ital soldier / monastery founder / saint, dies at 64
  • 09-26Felice Anerio: Italian Composer (pontifical royal chapel)
  • 12-19Melchior Bischoff: Composer, dies at 67