What Happened In History Year 1619

Historical Events for the Year 1619

  • 12th May » Netherlands named Dutch Diplomat named statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt was sentenced to death for high treason.
  • 13th May » Netherlands or Dutch Politician or statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after being convicted of treason.
  • 30th July » In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time.
  • 28th August » Ferdinand II of Germany called Ferdinand II is elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 7th November » Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia Elizabeth Stuart is coronation crowned List of Bohemian royal consorts Queen of Bohemia.
  • 10th November » René Descartes has the dreams that inspire his 'Meditations on First Philosophy'.

Famous Birthdays in 1619

  • 24th February » Charles Le Brun, French painter (d. 1690)
  • 28th February » Giuseppe Felice Tosi, Italian organist and composer (d. 1693)
  • 6th March » Cyrano de Bergerac, French author and playwright (d. 1655)
  • 6th August » Barbara Strozzi, Italian singer-songwriter (d. 1677)
  • 29th August » Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French politician, Controller-General of Finances (d. 1683)
  • 7th November » Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French author and poet (d. 1692)
  • 17th December » Prince Rupert of the Rhine (d. 1682)
  • 28th December » Antoine Furetière, French author and scholar (d. 1688)

Famous Deaths in History for 1619

  • 7th January » Nicholas Hilliard, English painter (b. 1547)
  • 9th February » Lucilio Vanini, Italian philosopher (b. 1585)
  • 2nd March » Anne of Denmark (b. 1574)
  • 13th March » Richard Burbage, English actor (b. 1567)
  • 20th March » Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1557)
  • 10th April » Thomas Jones (bishop) named Thomas Jones, English-Irish archbishop (b. 1550)
  • 13th May » Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch politician (b. 1547)
  • 22nd July » Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian priest and saint (b. 1559)
  • 7th September » Melchior Grodziecki, Polish priest and saint (b. 1582)
  • 7th September » Marko Krizin, Croatian priest, missionary, and saint (b. 1589)
  • 14th October » Samuel Daniel, English poet and historian (b. 1562)
  • 13th November » Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter and illustrator (b. 1555)

Historical events for the year 1619 by month