Events in year of 1632

  • 04-15Swedish and Saxon army beat Earl Tilly
  • 04-16Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed Supreme Commander
  • 05-25Albrecht von Wallenstein recaptures Prague on Saksen
  • 06-04Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Venlo
  • 06-05Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Roermond
  • 06-08Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard
  • 06-20Britain grants 2nd Lord Baltimore rights to Chesapeake Bay area
  • 07-22Foundation laid in Madrid for Buen Retiro-palace for King Philip IV
  • 08-22Prince Frederik Hendrik occupies Maastricht
  • 08-28Henry Casimir I appointed Viceroy of Drenthe
  • 10-05Henry Casimir I appointed Viceroy of Groningen

People born in year of 1632

  • 01-08Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf: German jurist
  • 02-18Giovanni Battista Vitali: Composer
  • 02-20Thomas Osborne: Duke of Leeds, English Prime Minister (1690-94) / founder (Tories)
  • 04-02Georg Caspar Weckler: Composer
  • 07-06Albert Schop: Composer
  • 07-06Pietro Reggio: Composer
  • 08-02Kaspar von Stieler: German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)
  • 08-29John Locke: England, United Kingdom -- Empiricist philosopher; disproved substance
  • 10-20Christopher Wren: England, United Kingdom -- Astronomer / great architect
  • 10-24Antony van Leeuwenhoek: Naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)
  • 10-30Richard Brinsley Sheridan: Playwright (School for Scandal) (or 1751)
  • 10-31Jan Vermeer: Holland, Netherlands -- Painter (Procuress, astronomer)
  • 11-24Baruch "Benedict" de Spinoza: Amsterdam, Holland -- Rationalist philosopher

People died in year of 1632

  • 04-20Nicolas Antione: Converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake
  • 04-30Jean de Tilly: Field Marshal
  • 04-30Sigismund III: King of Poland / Sweden, dies at 65
  • 06-02Ernst Casimir: Count of Nassau-Dietz / Mayor of Friesland, dies at 58
  • 07-29Samuel Ampzing: Vicar / Poet (Biblical Treasures)
  • 08-20Valentin de Boulogne: French painter, buried at 38
  • 10-30Henri de Montmorency: French duke / plotter, beheaded
  • 11-27John Eliot: English parliament leader / Author (In Jail), dies at 40
  • 11-29Frederick V: King of Bohemia (White Mountain), dies at 36
  • 12-20Nicolas Antoine: French cath pastor who converted to Judaism, executed

Events in year of 1633

  • 02-13Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun
  • 03-07Prince Frederik Henry appoints himself Viceroy of Limburg
  • 04-23Sweden and Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn
  • 06-02Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Rhine at Cologne
  • 06-13Charter for Maryland is given to Lord Cecil Baltimore
  • 06-21Galileo Galilei is forced by Inquisition to "abjure, curse, and detest" his Copernican heliocentric views
  • 06-22Galileo Galilei forced to recant Earth orbits Sun by Pope (but on October 31, 1992, Vatican admits it was wrong)
  • 10-08Massachusetts Bay Colony forms its 1st government

People born in year of 1633

  • 01-31Nathaniel Crew: English Bishop (Durham)
  • 02-01Gabriel Schutz: Composer
  • 02-20Jan de Baen: Portrait painter / etcher
  • 02-23Samuel Pepys: London, England -- Navy expert / composer (Diary, Memoirs)
  • 04-10Werner Fabricius: Composer
  • 05-21Joseph de La Barre: Composer
  • 06-16Nathaniel Schnittelbach: Composer
  • 06-19Philippus van Limborch: Remonstrants theologist / vicar
  • 09-06Sebastian Knupfer: Composer
  • 10-14James II Stuart: King of England / Scotland (James VII) (1685-88)
  • 11-11George Savile: 1st Marquis of Halifax / author (Character of a Trimmer)
  • 12-18Adriaen Melar: Flemish engraver, baptised
  • 12-18Willem van de Velde the Young: Dutch seascape painter, baptised
  • 12-26Charles E Biset: Flemish painter, baptised

People died in year of 1633

  • 03-01George Herbert: English poet, dies at 39
  • 07-12Simon Besler: Composer, dies at 49
  • 08-04George Abbott: English Theologist / Archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 60
  • 08-12Jacopo Peri: Itallian opera composer, dies at 71
  • 10-01Filaret [Fjodor N Romanov]: Patriarch of Moscow
  • 11-07Cornelis Drebbel: Physicist / chemist / inventor (submarine)
  • 12-01Isabella of Austria: Infante of Spain / Governess in Holland, dies at 67
  • 12-18Theodoor Galle: Flemish engraver, buried at 62