Events in year of 1625

  • 03-27Charles I, King Of England, Scotland and Ireland, ascends English throne
  • 04-04Viceroy Frederik Henry marries Amalia countess von Solms-Braunfels
  • 04-07Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed German Supreme Commander
  • 05-01Portuguese and Spanish expedition recaptures Salvador (Bahia)
  • 05-01Prince Frederik Henry appointed Viceroy of Holland
  • 06-02Prince Frederik Henry sworn in as Viceroy of Holland / Zealand
  • 06-13English King Charles I marries French Princess Henriette
  • 08-06Earl Earnest Casimir appointed as Viceroy of Groningen
  • 08-16Earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed Viceroy of Drenthe
  • 09-1316 Rabbis (including Isiah Horowitz) are imprisoned in Jerusalem
  • 09-24Dutch attack San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 12-09Netherlands and England sign military treaty

People born in year of 1625

  • 06-06Domenico Guidi: Italian sculptor
  • 06-08Giovanni D Cassini: Perinaldo, France -- Discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
  • 07-27Edward Montagu: England, United Kingdom
  • 08-20Thomas Corneille: French playwright
  • 09-24Johan de Witt: Statesman / advisor of Holland
  • 11-20Artus II Quellinus "the Young": Flemish sculptor, baptised

People died in year of 1625

  • 01-13Pieter Bruegel "the Older": (Bloemenbruegel), Flemish painter
  • 01-17Nicolo Rubini: Composer, dies at 50
  • 01-19Erhard Buttner: Composer, dies at 32
  • 01-27Adriaen Valerius: Notary / Netherlands Gedenck-clanck, dies at about 49
  • 03-05James I (VI): King of England (1603-25) / Poet / author, dies at 58
  • 03-27James I Stuart: King of Scotland (1567) / England (1603-25), dies at 58
  • 04-23Maurice of Nassau: Prince of Orange, dies at 57
  • 06-05Orlando Gibbons: English Organist / Composer (Silver Swan), dies at 41
  • 07-19Samuel Besler: Composer, dies at 50
  • 09-07Rombout Hogerbeets: Lawyer / pension executive of Lead, dies at 64
  • 11-14Giulio C Procaccini: Italian Sculptor / painter
  • 12-09Ubbo Emmius [van Embden]: Frisian humanist / historian, dies at 78

Events in year of 1626

  • 02-06Huguenot rebels and French sign Peace of La Rochelle
  • 04-25Battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld
  • 05-04Indians sell Manhattan Island for $24 in cloth and buttons
  • 05-04Peter Minuit becomes Director-General of New Netherlands
  • 05-06Dutch colonist Paul Minuit buys Manhattan for $24 in trinkets
  • 05-24Peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24
  • 06-15King Charles I disbands English parliament
  • 07-05Battle at Lenz: Rebel Austrian Boers defeated
  • 07-30Earthquake hits Naples; 10,000 die
  • 08-01Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
  • 08-27Battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish King Christian IV
  • 11-18St-Petruskerk in Rome, initiated
  • 12-01Pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh tyrannical gov of Jerusalem, driven out

People born in year of 1626

  • 01-25John van de Cappelle: Amsterdam, Holland -- Landscape painter
  • 04-05Jan van Kessel: Flemish painter
  • 04-12Paul Hainlein: Composer
  • 04-13Aert Jansz van Nes: Lieutenant Admiral
  • 05-27William II: Prince of Orange / stadholder
  • 07-25Geeraerdt Brandt: Dutch theologist / poet / historian
  • 08-12Giovanni Legrenzi: Composer
  • 10-04Richard Cromwell: Lord protector of England (1658-59)
  • 10-05Johann Schop: Composer
  • 10-09John Ferrabosco: Composer
  • 10-17Simon van Leeuwen: Lawyer / historian (Roman-Holland regt)
  • 12-08Christina: Queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic

People died in year of 1626

  • 01-01Cornelis Pieterse Hoft: Amsterdam Merchant / regent, dies at 68
  • 02-28Cyril Tourneur: English Poet / dramatist, dies at about 51
  • 07-05Stephan Fadinger: Austrian boer leader, dies in battle
  • 09-26Lancelot Andrewes: English Theologist / Bishop of Winchester, dies at 71
  • 10-30Willebord van Roijen: Dutch mathematician, dies at 35
  • 10-30Willebrord Snellius: Astronomer / mathematician, dies at about 46
  • 12-15Adriaen de Vries: Dutch Sculptor / painter, dies at about 70